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Jorge Rondon | Relief Pitcher

Team: Pittsburgh Pirates
Age / DOB:  (27) / 2/16/1988
Ht / Wt:  6'1" / 215
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
College: None
Contract: view contract details

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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. Oct 27 - 12:09 AM

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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.
Oct 20 - 3:44 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.
Sep 4 - 3:43 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.
Sep 3 - 5:33 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.
Aug 27 - 8:03 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.
Aug 24 - 3:20 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.
Aug 23 - 8:23 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.
Aug 2 - 5:13 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.
Aug 1 - 3:35 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.
May 10 - 3:37 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.
May 2 - 5:25 PM

Rockies recalled RHP Jorge Rondon from Triple-A Albuquerque.

He had allowed just one run over his first five relief appearances at Triple-A. Rondon will give manager Walt Weiss another option for the middle innings.
Apr 26 - 1:25 PM

Rockies optioned RHP Jorge Rendon to Triple-A Albuquerque.

The 27-year-old spent most of the 2014 campaign at Triple-A Memphis where he posted a 3.03 ERA, 1.27 WHIP and 51/20 K/BB ratio across 62 1/3 innings. He'll function as organizational bullpen depth for the Rockies.
Mar 14 - 1:35 PM

Rockies claimed RHP Jorge Rondon off waivers from the Cardinals.

Rondon made it up for one scoreless inning with the Cards this season but spent almost all of the year at Triple-A, putting up a 3.03 ERA with 51 strikeouts over 62 1/3 frames. The 26-year-old throws hard but has always had control issues (4.3 BB/9 ratio in the minors).
Mon, Nov 3, 2014 03:17:00 PM

Cardinals optioned RHP Jorge Rondon to Triple-A Memphis.

Rondon threw a scoreless inning of relief against the Dodgers in his major league debut on Sunday afternoon. The 26-year-old righty could get another shot soon.
Mon, Jun 30, 2014 01:06:00 PM

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SS1Jordy Mercer
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Relief Pitcher
R1Mark Melancon
2Arquimedes Caminero
3Tony Watson
4Jared Hughes
5Rob Scahill
6Bobby LaFromboise
7Jorge Rondon