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Wednesday, December 21, 2022

Andres Rodriguez had solid night for Fort Lauderdale in 1992; Saw four pro seasons, made high-A

Fort Lauderdale infielder Andres Rodriguez had a solid night for the high-A club in August 1992, according to The South Florida Sun Sentinel.

Rodriguez went 3 for 3 as Fort Lauderdale took the 9-2 win, The Sun Sentinel wrote.

Rodriguez played for Fort Lauderdale that year in his fourth season as a pro. It also proved his last. He topped out at high-A.

Rodriguez' career began in 1989, signed by the Yankees as a free agent out of his native Dominican Republic. Rodriguez' name was also misspelled Andres Rodriquez

Rodriguez started with the Yankees in the rookie Gulf Coast League. He hit .302 over 56 games. He knocked in 18.

He moved to single-A Greensboro and high-A Prince William for 1990. He hit .241 on the year over 89 games. He had a sacrifice fly in a June game for Prince William and singled and scored in an August game for Greensboro.

Rodriguez arrived at Fort Lauderdale in 1991. He hit .207 in 86 games that year. He picked up two hits in a July game.

He returned to Fort Lauderdale for 1992. He saw 59 games and hit .255 to end his career.

1990 Minor League Tally 
Players/Coaches Featured:4,093
Made the Majors:1,356-33.1%
Never Made Majors:2,737-66.9%-X
5+ Seasons in the Majors:552
10+ Seasons in the Minors:335

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