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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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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. Oct 28 - 12:52 PM

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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

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