When Chris Dickerson went on the disabled list last week with a heel injury, Mel Rojas, Jr. benefited by earning a promotion to Triple-A and his listed hometown of Indianapolis.
“This is a good level to be on,” Rojas said. “There are a lot of guys with experience here and I am sure that I am going to learn a lot from them.”
In his first Triple-A at bat, Rojas picked up an infield single. In his second game, on Sunday, he added a pair of singles and a stolen base. While his ability to drive the ball hasn't appeared in Indianapolis yet, Rojas is pleased that he is able to get on base and contribute.
“I have not been driving the ball, but I am at least getting some contact and putting the ball in play,” Rojas said. “I am using my speed to get some hits. The other stuff will come late...
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