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Seattle Mariners sign power hitting outfielder Julio Rodriguez to a $1.75MM bonus

Julio Rodriguez, OF, 6’2”, 170lb, R/R, 12/29/00, Santiago, Dominican Republic

Rodriguez developed with trainer Quico Peña in his hometown of Santiago, Dominican Republic.

Julio Rodriguez is a big-bodied outfielder with athletic movements and an exciting bat. With maturity, he will add strength and polish to his game, which already features plus raw power. His power ranks amongst the best in the 2017 international class. Defensively, Julio makes good reads and has plus arm strength. He projects to play in the corner outfield. Look for Julio to move quickly through the Mariners organization, with much of the driving force being his ability to drive the ball out of the park.

The Seattle Mariners and Julio Rodriguez reached an agreement for a contract value of $1,750,000.

 

 

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