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Wilking Rodriguez | Starting Pitcher

Team: Kansas City Royals
Age / DOB:  (24) / 3/2/1990
Ht / Wt:  6'1' / 160
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
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Royals signed RHP Wilking Rodriguez to a minor league contract.
The 23-year-old right-hander, who has never appeared above High-A ball, tossed nine scoreless innings for the Rays rookie league team in 2013. He's an intriguing arm, but a long ways away from making an impact at the major league level. Sat, Nov 23, 2013 01:17:00 PM

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Rays sent RHP Wilking Rodriguez outright to Triple-A Durham.

Rodriguez never made an appearance as a September callup. The 22-year-old will not be protected in advance of December's Rule 5 Draft.
Sat, Oct 20, 2012 03:25:00 PM

Rays recalled RHP Wilking Rodriguez from High-A Charlotte.

Rodriguez posted a 5.56 ERA in seven starts for Charlotte this season. He's a long ways away from being major league-ready.
Fri, Oct 5, 2012 12:56:00 PM

Rays optioned RHP Wilking Rodriguez to High-A Charlotte.

Rodriguez allowed two runs over four innings during Grapefruit League action. The 21-year-old right-hander was added to the Rays' 40-man roster in November, despite being limited to just 45 innings last season between Low-A Hudson Valley and Class A Bowling Green.
Wed, Mar 14, 2012 04:10:00 PM

Rays purchased the contract of RHP Wilking Rodriguez from Class A Bowling Green.

The Rays moved him to the 40-man roster in advance of the Rule 5 Draft. The 21-year-old Rodriguez was limited to just 45 innings this season between Low-A Hudson Valley and Class A Bowling Green due to shoulder problems, but still has plenty of promise.
Fri, Nov 18, 2011 04:19:00 PM

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Batters
PosRoleName
C1Salvador Perez
2Brett Hayes
1B1Eric Hosmer
2B1Omar Infante
SS1Alcides Escobar
3B1Mike Moustakas
2Danny Valencia
LF1Alex Gordon
CF1Lorenzo Cain
2Jarrod Dyson
RF1Norichika Aoki
2Justin Maxwell
DH1Billy Butler
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1James Shields
2Jason Vargas
3Jeremy Guthrie
4Bruce Chen
5Yordano Ventura
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Greg Holland
2Wade Davis
3Tim Collins
4Kelvin Herrera
5Aaron Crow
6Louis Coleman
7Francisley Bueno
8Michael Mariot
9Danny Duffy
10Luke Hochevar
11Justin Marks