TAMPA, Fla. — Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez was blown away with Red Sox shortstop prospect Jose Iglesias after working out with him in Miami this winter.
“That kid is gonna be sensational,” Rodriguez said. “I was so impressed with him. He works hard and he’s such a good kid.
“His hands … great hands. Really, really stood out for me. He’s gonna be a good one. The Red Sox fans should be very excited to see this kid in the future.”
Rodriguez invited Igelsias to work out with him at his gym after a mutual friend recommended him.
“It’s a Miami thing,” A-Rod said. “We had him over and he worked hard.”