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Cubs Prospect Interview: Jovan Rosa

INF Jovan Rosa was one of the final draft-and-follow signees from the Cubs' 2006 draft class. After officially joining the club in May of last year, Rosa went on to hit .340 in 39 games with the Mesa Cubs of the Arizona Rookie League before heading to Class Low A Boise to close out the 2007 season.

Rosa, 20, was a 22nd round Cubs draft pick in 2006. But rather than sign right away, he returned to Lake City (Fla.) Community College, where he batted .359 with nine home runs, 16 doubles and 56 RBIs in 55 games. That earned Rosa the 2007 Mid-Florida Conference Player of the Year award and helped further solidify the Cubs' interest in signing him. He went on to reward the organization with a...

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