Washington Nationals catcher Ivan Rodriguez is not the only pro baseball player in the family. His son Dereck, who was a 6th round pick of the Minnesota Twins in the 2011 draft is beginning his career, and proud papa Pudge is getting a chance to watch him play this offseason. Ivan has been a regular spectator this past week at the Twins instructional league games watching his son, an outfielder, play. In the story link below, both Ivan and Dereck talk about the support each has provided as their respective baseball careers have progressed, and looking forward to the opportunity to play winter ball together as teammates for the first time. It’s a good read.
All-Star ready for son to shine — News-Press.com