Blue Jays Sign No. 18 International Prospect Freddy Rodriguez

The Blue Jays have signed Venezuelan outfielder Freddy Rodriguez, the No. 18 international prospect for July 2.

Rodriguez, 16, is 6-foot-1, 180 pounds and has impressed some scouts for his advanced hitting approach from the left side of the plate. He flashes above-average speed and has a chance to stick in center field. Rodriguez trains at Carlos Guillen’s academy.

Baseball America subscribers can access a complete scouting report on Rodriguez, along with reports on more of the top international prospects on the market.