MLB First-Year Player Draft Rodriguez was an 11th-round selection by the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim in the 2010 MLB First-Year Player Draft but did not sign.
2012 Summer Appeared in 32 games for Falmouth of the Cape Cod League, and batted .273 with eight doubles, one triple, four home runs and 17 RBI.
2012 (Sophomore) All-Pac-12 Honorable Mention ... Pac-12 All-Academic Honorable Mention ... Batted .290 with eight doubles, two home runs and 28 RBI ... Appeared in 26 Pac-12 games, batting .270 with five doubles and 11 RBI ... Pushed his hit streak to five games with a 2-for-4 day at Utah (5/13) ... Doubled, drove in a run and went 2-for-5 against Utah (5/11) ... Went 2-for-3 with a walk, run and RBI against USC (4/27) ... Hit a three-run home run in the second inning and later doubled in a midweek win over Portland (4/16) ... Went 2-for-4 with an RBI in the series opener against Arizona State (4/5) ... Pushed his hit streak to four games by going 2-for-3 with three RBI against West Virginia (3/9) ... Hit a solo home run in the second inning and went 2-for-4 with two runs scored against Kansas State (2/26) ... Set a season-high with a 3-for-4 effort in a loss to San Diego (2/25) ... Went 2-for-5 and drove in two on a fifth-inning single in the season opener against UC Santa Barbara (2/17).
2011 Summer Played for the Falmouth Commodores of the Cape Cod League ... Appeared in 36 games, batting .267 with seven doubles and 10 RBI ... Played in the Cape Cod League All-Star Game at Fenway Park in Boston.
2011 (Freshman) Played in 33 games, starting 26 ... Batted .320 with five doubles, a triple and one home run with seven RBI ... Was 3-for-4 in stolen-base attempts ... Singled three times and drove in the Beavers' lone run in the super regional opener at Vanderbilt (6/10) ... Went 3-for-3 and drove in a run in the regional final against Georgia (6/5) ... Hit a three-run home run for his first multi-RBI game of the season in the first game of a doubleheader at Washington (5/14) ... Combined to go 6-for-8 with four runs, an RBI and two doubles in a doubleheader against Hartford (3/5) ... Posted his first multi-hit game, going 2-for-4 with two doubles against Texas A&M-Corpus Christi (2/26) ... Made his first career start and went 1-for-4 with a double and run scored against Gonzaga (2/20).
2010 Summer Played for the Corvallis Knights of the West Coast League ... Played in 38 games, batting .219 with five doubles and three RBI.
Elk Grove High School Lettered four years for head coach Jeff Carlson ... Saw time at third, catcher, short, second and pitcher during his tenure at Elk Grove ... Earned Athlete of the Year honors for the Sacramento, Calif., region as a senior ... Hit 23 home runs, 19 triples and 29 doubles during his career ... Batted .498 as a senior, tallying seven doubles, four triples and 15 home runs along with 46 RBI and 10 stolen bases ... Hit .522 as a junior, posting 10 doubles, four triples and five home runs ... Batted .536 his sophomore year, finishing with four doubles, seven triples and two home runs while stealing eight bases ... Opened his high school career by batting .358 with eight doubles, four triples, one home run and 27 RBI.
Personal Majoring in criminal justice ... Born January 24, 1992 in Chicago, Ill. ... Son of Marco and Nancy Rodriguez ... Has one brother, Joe, and three sisters, Kaite, Meagan and Paige ... Enjoys golf and fishing ... Biggest athletic thrill to date is winning a gold medal with the USA Baseball 16U National Team ... Favorite athlete is Derek Jeter and favorite TV show is ESPN's Baseball Tonight ... Chose Oregon State because of the coaching staff and everything "made me feel at home."
Jake Rodriguez's Career Single-Game Highs Hits: 3, 4 times Doubles: 2, vs Texas A&M-CC, Feb 26, 2011 ; Hartford, Mar 05, 2011 Triples: 1, Hartford, Mar 06, 2011 Home runs: 1, at Portland, Apr 16, 2012 ; vs Kansas State, Feb 26, 2012 ; at Washington, May 14, 2011 Total bases: 6, at Portland, Apr 16, 2012 RBI: 3, at Portland, Apr 16, 2012 ; at West Virginia, Mar 09, 2012 ; at Washington, May 14, 2011 Runs scored: 2, 4 times Walks: 1, 18 times Hit by pitch: 2, vs Louisiana-Monroe, June 3, 2012 Struck out: 3, UCLA, Apr 22, 2012 ; at UC Santa Barbara, Feb 17, 2012 ; at UC Santa Barbara, Feb 18, 2012 At bats: 7, at UC Santa Barbara, Feb 18, 2012 Stolen bases: 2, Hartford, Mar 05, 2011