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CJ Rodriguez Signs with Oakland for $400K

(Single tear slowly falls down my face as I attempt to be stoic here.)

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We knew when Oakland tabbed him in the 5th round, he was gone. We knew even more when his mom tweeted this out that he was going to sign:

Still, now that we know the actual number ($400K signing bonus), it is real, and I have the sads. We’ll be rooting for him as he makes his way through the Oakland minor league system. No more Chi Chi the Frame God at Hawkins Field. I need a hug.