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Eddy Rodriguez | Catcher

Team: Minnesota Twins
Age / DOB:  (31) / 12/1/1985
Ht / Wt:  6'0" / 205
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
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Twins signed C Eddy Rodriguez to a minor league contract with an invitation to spring training.
The veteran backstop spent the 2016 season in the Yankees' organization where he hit a woeful .214/.265/.329 with three homers and 13 RBI in 153 plate appearances. He's nothing more than an extra body behind the plate in the minor leagues. Sat, Dec 31, 2016 09:03:00 AM

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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

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

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2Chris Gimenez
3Dan Rohlfing
1B1Joe Mauer
2B1Brian Dozier
SS1Eduardo Escobar
2Jorge Polanco
3Ehire Adrianza
3B1Miguel Sano
LF1Robbie Grossman
2Eddie Rosario
CF1Byron Buxton
2Danny Santana
RF1Max Kepler
DH1Kennys Vargas
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PosRoleName
S1Ervin Santana
2Phil Hughes
3Hector Santiago
4Kyle Gibson
5Adalberto Mejia
6Justin Haley
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PosRoleName
R1Brandon Kintzler
2Ryan Pressly
3Glen Perkins
4Michael Tonkin
5Tyler Duffey
6Taylor Rogers
7Craig Breslow
8Ryan O'Rourke
9Matt Belisle
10Trevor May
11Nick Greenwood
12Raul Fernandez