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Victor Rodriguez #57

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Full Name:
Victor Rodriguez
Uniform #:
57

Coaching Career
- In his 2nd season as Assistant Hitting Coach after being named to that position on 11/30/12...The 2014 season will mark his 20th year in the Red Sox organization.
- Along with hitting coach Greg Colbrunn, worked with Red Sox batters who led the majors in several offensive categories in 2013, including runs (853), runs per game (5.27), RBI (819), SLG (.446), OBP (.349), OPS (.795), total bases (2,521), extra-base hits (570), and doubles (363)...The Sox were also 2nd in MLB in AVG (.277) and hits (1,566), and 3rd in walks (581).
- From 2007-12 served as BOS's minor league hitting coordinator, a position he also held in 2002…For 3 seasons (2004-06) was the club's Latin field coordinator...Was a minor league hitting instructor in 2003.
- Was a hitting coach in the Red Sox system for 6 years which included stints at High-A Sarasota (1996-98), Rookie-level Gulf Coast League (1999, 2001), and Single-A Augusta (2000).
- Began his coaching career in the BOS organization in 1995 after playing in 31 games with Triple-A Pawtucket.

Playing Career
- Signed by BAL in 1977 at the age of 15...Played for parts of 19 pro seasons in the Orioles (1977-84), Padres (1985), Cardinals (1986-87), Twins (1988-91), Phillies (1992-93), Marlins (1994), and Red Sox (1995) organizations.
- An infielder, appeared in 17 major league games over stints with BAL (1984) and MIN (1989) and hit .429 (12-for-28).
- In 1,759 minor league games, hit at a .295 clip (1,905-for-6,468) with 102 homers and 774 RBI...Received the Clyde Kluttz Orioles Organization Player of the Year Award in 1981.

Personal
- Married to Elba...The couple has 2 sons, Victor Jr., an Area Supervisor and Dominican Republic Crosschecker in the Red Sox International Scouting Department, and Miguel, a catcher who was drafted by the Red Sox in 2012.
- Attended Naguabo High School in Puerto Rico.

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