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Jorge Rondon | Relief Pitcher | #57

Team: Pittsburgh Pirates
Age / DOB:  (28) / 2/16/1988
Ht / Wt:  6'1" / 215
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
College: None
Drafted: 2006 / UDFA / STL
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Pirates sent RHP Jorge Rondon outright to Triple-A Indianapolis.
Rondon cleared waivers after being designated for assignment. He's now off the 40-man roster but remains in the organization. Jul 1 - 9:03 AM

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Pirates designated RHP Jorge Rondon for assignment.

Rondon was pummeled for seven runs over 3 2/3 frames in his brief time with the big club. He stands a decent chance of clearing waivers.
Jun 24 - 3:29 PM

Pirates purchased the contract of RHP Jorge Rondon from Triple-A Indianapolis.

Rondon was sporting a 1.91 ERA through 24 appearances this season at Triple-A, though he had walked 24 batters in 33 innings. The righty will pitch in mid-relief.
Jun 18 - 5:10 PM

Pirates sent RHP Jorge Rondon outright to Triple-A Indianapolis.

The Pirates claimed Rondon off waivers from the Orioles in late October. The hard-throwing right-hander held a rocky 13.19 ERA in 10 relief outings (14 1/3 innings) with the Rockies and O's last season. He'll turn 28 in February.
Wed, Dec 23, 2015 07:27:00 PM

Pirates claimed RHP Jorge Rondon off waivers from the Orioles.

The two clubs essentially just swapped Rondon and Vance Worley, as Worley went to the Orioles on a waiver claim last week. Rondon throws hard but held a 13.19 ERA over 10 relief appearances for the Rockies and Orioles this season.
Tue, Oct 27, 2015 12:09:00 AM

Orioles designated RHP Jorge Rondon for assignment.

The move clears a spot on the 40-man roster for Vance Worley. Rondon was claimed off waivers from the Rockies back in May and allowed 15 runs (11 earned) over 13 1/3 innings with the Orioles.
Tue, Oct 20, 2015 03:44:00 PM

Orioles recalled RHP Jorge Rondon from Triple-A Norfolk.

Rondon holds an 11.88 ERA over his five appearances in the majors this season. He'll be used in the middle innings.
Fri, Sep 4, 2015 03:43:00 PM

Jorge Rondon has been placed on the Orioles' taxi squad.

Rondon is expected to be officially activated when Miguel Gonzalez (shoulder, elbow) is placed on the disabled lit. The 27-year-old was just sent down on August 27, so he's not eligible to return within 10 days unless there's an injury.
Thu, Sep 3, 2015 05:33:00 PM

Orioles optioned RHP Jorge Rondon to Triple-A Norfolk.

Rondon continues to shuffle back and forth any time the team needs a fresh arm in the bullpen. He'll assuredly be back as depth once rosters expand in September.
Thu, Aug 27, 2015 08:03:00 PM

Orioles recalled RHP Jorge Rondon from Triple-A Norfolk.

Rondon has surrendered 11 runs -- 10 earned -- in 4 1/3 innings this season for the O's. The 27-year-old right-hander will primarily pitch in low-leverage situations.
Mon, Aug 24, 2015 03:20:00 PM

Jorge Rondon will be recalled from Triple-A Norfolk to join the Orioles bullpen on Monday.

Rondon has appeared in just one game with the O's this season, hurling 3 1/3 shutout innings against the Tigers. He'll function in middle relief upon his recall.
Sun, Aug 23, 2015 08:23:00 PM

Orioles optioned RHP Jorge Rondon to Triple-A Norfolk.

Rondon was just with the club for two games to provide emergency depth in the bullpen. He did a terrific job on Sunday, hurling 3 1/3 scoreless innings against the Tigers, allowing three hits and striking out one. He should get another chance with the big league club soon.
Sun, Aug 2, 2015 05:13:00 PM

Orioles recalled RHP Jorge Rondon from Triple-A Norfolk.

The 27-year-old hurler was claimed off waivers from the Rockies in early May and has posted a 2.01 ERA, 0.94 WHIP and 35/10 K/BB ratio over 40 1/3 innings at Triple-A Norfolk. He'll work in middle relief for the Orioles.
Sat, Aug 1, 2015 03:35:00 PM

Orioles claimed RHP Jorge Rondo off waivers from the Rockies; optioned him to Triple-A Norfolk.

Rondon had been designated for assignment after yielding 10 earned runs over just one inning of work. He throws hard, though, so the O's figured they'd take a no-risk shot on him.
Sun, May 10, 2015 03:37:00 PM

Rockies designated RHP Jorge Rondon for assignment.

Left-hander Ken Roberts was called up from Triple-A Albuquerque in the corresponding roster move. Rondon pitched one of the worst innings in recent memory Friday against the Padres, allowing eight runs (seven of them earned) without recording an out. He's likely headed to Triple-A.
Sat, May 2, 2015 05:25:00 PM

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