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AirHogs Sign Slugger Andres Rodriguez

April 23, 2013 - American Association (AA) - Grand Prairie AirHogs News Release

GRAND PRAIRIE, Texas - The Grand Prairie AirHogs announced that the team has signed infielder Andres Rodriguez to a contract for the 2013 season.

Rodriguez led the AirHogs last season with 15 home runs and 81 RBI. He batted .282 in 97 games and collected 105 hits which was third on the team.

In 2011, Rodriguez played for the Shreveport-Bossier Captains and hit .323 with 16 home runs and 74 RBI.

Rodriguez was born in San Cristobal, Dominican Republic and signed as an undrafted free agent with the New York Mets organization and made it as high as Class A with St. Lucie in the Florida State League in 2004.

The 2011 American Association Champion Grand Prairie AirHogs open the 2013 season on Friday, May 17 at QuikTrip Park against the 2012 American Association Champion Winnipeg Goldeyes at 7:05 p.m. Check back at the team's official Web site for any other off-season news as develops. For information on 2013 tickets, promotions, advertising, and other opportunities with the AirHogs, check out the Web site as well, or call the QuikTrip Park office at (972) 504-9383.

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