*Sean John Rodriguez’ was born on April 26, 1985 in Miami, Florida. He plays second base for the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim.High SchoolSean attended Miami Coral Park Senior High School, where he was coached by Jose Novas. Because he was unhappy playing center field for Coral Park, he transferred to G. Holmes Braddock Senior High School so he could play infield there.*Minor Leagues’Sean was drafted by the Anaheim Angels in the 3rd round (90th overall) of the 2003 Major League Baseball draft.
In 2003, Sean played for the Rookie League Tempe Angels. In 54 games, he batted .269 with 2 home runs.
In 2004, Sean began with the Rookie League Provo Angels and was then promoted to the Single-A Cedar Rapids Kernels. In a combined 121 games, he batted .297 with 14 home runs. He was named to the Pioneer League postseason All-Star game and was the MVP of the game.
Sean spent the entire 2005 season with the Kernels. In 124 games he batted just .250 with 14 home runs.
In 2006, Sean started with the A Rancho Cucamonga Quakes, was promoted to the AA Arkansas Travelers, and then to the AAA Salt Lake Bees (for whom he would play in a single game) In a combined 135 games, he batted .307 with 29 home runs.