This month, we’re finishing up our expansive series on every player to appear in the Miami Marlins organization in 2018. This is the 273rd of 286 stories.
Jonathan Rodriguez is a 6’2″, 205 lb. right-handed batting and throwing first baseman from San Juan, Puerto Rico, population 344,074. The U.S. territory’s capital city has produced 16 major leaguers, most notably Carlos Baerga, Bernie Williams, and longtime Florida Marlins third baseman Mike Lowell.
Rodriguez was born on August 21st, 1989, and played two seasons of junior college ball with the State College of Florida, in the SunCoast League.