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Eddy Rodriguez | Catcher

Team: New York Yankees
Age / DOB:  (30) / 12/1/1985
Ht / Wt:  6'0" / 205
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
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Yankees signed C Eddy Rodriguez to a minor league contract.
He'll presumably receive an invite to major league spring training. Rodriguez had a brief stint with the Padres in 2012, but he's basically a career minor leaguer. The 29-year-old figures to serve as a backup catcher in Triple-A. Tue, Jan 27, 2015 03:49:00 PM

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Rays signed C Eddy Rodriguez to a minor league contract with an invitation to spring training.

Rodriguez spent last season between Double- and Triple-A with the Padres, batting .231/.271/.374 with six homers. The 28-year-old will give the Rays pitchers someone else to throw to in spring training.
Mon, Jan 13, 2014 07:54:00 PM

Padres re-signed C Eddy Rodriguez to a minor league contract.

Rodriguez, 26, made his major league debut with the Padres in 2012. Strictly a defensive catcher, he'll continue to serve as organizational depth.
Sun, Nov 18, 2012 06:41:00 PM

Padres sent C Eddy Rodriguez outright to Triple-A Tucson.

Rodriguez made his major league debut earlier this year, and is strictly a defensive catcher. John Baker and Ali Solis will continue to backup Yasmani Grandal.
Sat, Sep 8, 2012 09:04:00 AM

Padres designated C Eddy Rodriguez for assignment.

Rodriguez posted a weak .637 OPS this year in the Padres' minor league system. He'll likely pass through waivers.
Tue, Sep 4, 2012 06:15:00 PM

Padres optioned C Eddy Rodriguez to Triple-A Tucson.

Rodriguez homered in one of just five at-bats after being called up on July 31. Nick Hundley has been brought back to serve as John Baker's backup.
Wed, Aug 8, 2012 09:43:00 PM

Padres purchased the contract of C Eddy Rodriguez from High-A Lake Elsinore.

Rodriguez replaces Yasmani Grandal (oblique) on the active roster. Rodriguez, a 26-year-old journeyman catcher, is currently flying to Cincinnati to join the team. He was hitting .223/.269/.381 with 13 homers and 36 RBI in 87 games at Lake Elsinore, while striking out 100 times in just 328 at-bats. He isn't fantasy relevant.
Tue, Jul 31, 2012 05:21:00 PM

The Padres are expected to purchase the contract of C Eddy Rodriguez from High-A Lake Elsinore.

This would seem to indicate that Yasmani Grandal (oblique) will require a stint on the disabled list. Rodriguez, a 26-year-old journeyman catcher, is currently flying to Cincinnati to join the team. He was hitting .223/.269/.381 with 13 homers and 36 RBI in 87 games at Lake Elsinore, while striking out 100 times in just 328 at-bats. The Padres would have to clear a spot on their 40-man roster to make room for the light-hitting Rodriguez.
Tue, Jul 31, 2012 10:41:00 AM

Depth Charts

Batters
PosRoleName
C1Brian McCann
2Austin Romine
1B1Mark Teixeira
2Greg Bird
2B1Starlin Castro
2Ronald Torreyes
SS1Didi Gregorius
3B1Chase Headley
LF1Brett Gardner
2Dustin Ackley
3Mat Gamel
CF1Jacoby Ellsbury
2Mason Williams
RF1Carlos Beltran
2Aaron Hicks
DH1Alex Rodriguez
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Masahiro Tanaka
2Michael Pineda
3Nathan Eovaldi
4Luis Severino
5CC Sabathia
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Aroldis Chapman
2Andrew Miller
3Dellin Betances
4Chasen Shreve
5Ivan Nova
6Kirby Yates
7Bryan Mitchell
8Johnny Barbato
9Branden Pinder
10Nick Goody