Projected 2007 Team: Tulsa (AA)
Age on April 1st: 28
Born: March 12, 1979 in Apple Valley, California
Height: 6-3 | Weight: 220
Bats: L | Throws: L
Drafted: 4th Round, 2001 | How Acquired: Acquired from CHC via trade ( December, 2005)
College: Cal State Fullerton | High School: Etiwanda (CA)
Contract Notes: Eligible for free agency following 2007 season.
Scouting Report / Bio: Athletic first-baseman with a powerful left-handed uppercut swing. Rifkin began the 2006 season on the disabled list after undergoing offseason surgery on his right labrum. Made two different rehab. stints with Tri-City and was sidelined with a right elbow contusion during the final month of the season.
Future Outlook: Organizational player.
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