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Phillies Prospect #19: Julio Rodriguez

Julio Rodriguez isn't the picture perfect type of pitcher, but he does have a curveball that would make a few major leaguers drool. While the picture may not be perfect, the fact is that he finds a way to get guys out and that's what counts most.

Julio Rodriguez Position: Starting Pitcher Bats/Throws: Right/Right Birthday/Age: August 29, 1990 (22) Ht/Wt: 6'4", 195 pounds How he became a Phillie: Drafted by the Phillies in the eighth round of the 2008 Draft out of the Puerto Rico Baseball Academy. Repertoire: Rodriguez' best pitch is his curve, which is the classic looping curveball that pitchers dream of throwing. He has pretty good...

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