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Jorge Rondon | Relief Pitcher | #57

Team: Chicago White Sox
Age / DOB:  (30) / 2/16/1988
Ht / Wt:  6'1" / 215
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
College: None
Drafted: 2006 / UDFA / STL

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White Sox released RHP Jorge Rondon.
Rondon, 30, had posted a 4.85 ERA and 14/8 K/BB ratio over 13 innings at Double-A Birmingham. The reliever has really struggled during his brief chances in the majors (13.26 ERA over 13 appearances) and spent last season in Japan. May 11 - 11:56 AM

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RHP Jorge Rondon has signed a one-year contract with Japan's Chunichi Dragons.

The White Sox released him from his minor league contract so he could go play overseas. The 28-year-old appeared in two games for the Pirates last season but spent most of the year with their Triple-A affiliate in Indianapolis. Rondon made his big league debut with St. Louis in 2014.
Sat, Jan 7, 2017 08:51:00 PM

White Sox signed RHP Jorge Rondon to a minor league contract.

Rondon has a career 13.26 ERA and 2.53 WHIP over parts of three seasons at the major league level. The 28-year-old right-hander will be nothing more than organizational depth for Chicago.
Mon, Dec 26, 2016 10:58:00 AM

Jorge Rondon has elected free agency.

Rondon was removed from the Pirates' 40-man roster earlier this season and has decided to test out his luck elsewhere. The 28-year-old holds a 13.26 ERA over 13 appearances in the majors over the last three seasons.
Fri, Oct 28, 2016 12:52:00 PM

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.
Fri, Jul 1, 2016 09:03:00 AM

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.
Fri, Jun 24, 2016 03:29:00 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.
Sat, Jun 18, 2016 05:10:00 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

Depth Charts

C1Welington Castillo
2Omar Narvaez
3Kevan Smith
1B1Jose Abreu
2B1Yoan Moncada
2Jose Rondon
SS1Tim Anderson
3B1Yolmer Sanchez
LF1Nick Delmonico
CF1Adam Engel
2Leury Garcia
3Charlie Tilson
RF1Avisail Garcia
2Trayce Thompson
3Daniel Palka
DH1Matt Davidson
Starting Pitcher
S1Carlos Rodon
2James Shields
3Lucas Giolito
4Reynaldo Lopez
5Miguel Gonzalez
6Dylan Covey
Relief Pitcher
R1Joakim Soria
2Nate Jones
3Luis Avilan
4Danny Farquhar
5Bruce Rondon
6Jace Fry
7Hector Santiago
8Chris Volstad
9Xavier Cedeno
10Juan Minaya