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Padres Prospect Interview: R.J. Rodriguez

Fort Wayne, IN: When closer R.J. Rodriguez pitches, or struts around the mound, take your pick, quite a few people start believing there must be some mechanical problems with the scoreboard.

"There is no way he's throwing 93. Take a look at him; there is no way that scoreboard is right." "I don't know but the guy at the plate seems to think he is." As we watch another batter try to catch up to another slingshot fastball or whiff at the change that never quite makes it, you start to believe. Generously listed at 5-foot-11, 175-pounds, which must have been on a day he was wearing...

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