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Francisco Rondon | Relief Pitcher

Team: Atlanta Braves
Age / DOB:  (27) / 4/19/1988
Ht / Wt:  6'1" / 160
Bats / Throws: Left / Left
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Braves signed LHP Francisco Rondon to a minor league contract.
The 26-year-old southpaw spent the 2014 season in the Yankees organization where he registered a 3.55 ERA, 1.26 WHIP and 42/26 K/BB ratio across 50 2/3 innings between Double-A Trenton and Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre. He'll function as organizational bullpen depth for the Braves. Fri, Nov 14, 2014 07:48:00 PM

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Yankees reassigned LHP Francisco Rondon to minor league camp.

The 25-year-old hurler has already missed a couple of weeks this spring due to tightness in his pitching shoulder, so the Yankees want to bring him along slowly. He posted a 3.92 ERA, 1.40 WHIP and 85/54 K/BB ratio over 82 2/3 innings between Double- and Triple-A in 2013.
Sun, Mar 9, 2014 04:18:00 PM

Yankees manager Joe Girardi said that pitching prospect Francisco Rondon will be out "a couple of weeks" due to tightness in his pitching shoulder.

It doesn't appear that he required an MRI, but the Yankees want to play it safe with the young left-hander. Rondon, 25, held a 3.92 ERA with 85 strikeouts over 82 2/3 frames between Double- and Triple-A last season.
Fri, Feb 28, 2014 08:50:00 AM

Yankees sent LHP Francisco Rondon outright to Double-A Trenton.

Rondon was designated for assignment over the weekend but has cleared waivers and will remain in the organization. He holds a 7.46 ERA in 12 appearances with Trenton this season.
Mon, May 27, 2013 07:39:00 PM

Yankees designated LHP Francisco Rondon for assignment.

Rondon, 25, had a 7.46 ERA in 12 appearances (six starts) with the Yankees' Double-A affiliate. The move clears a spot for David Huff on the 40-man roster.
Sat, May 25, 2013 02:53:00 PM

Yankees purchased the contract of LHP Francisco Rondon from Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre.

Rondon, who turns 25 in April, posted a 3.93 ERA and 80/42 K/BB ratio in 71 innings this season between High-A Tampa, Double-A Trenton and Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre. The Yankees clearly thought someone would pick him up as a lefty specialist in the Rule 5 Draft, so he's now on the 40-man roster.
Wed, Nov 21, 2012 09:46:00 AM

Depth Charts

Batters
PosRoleName
C1A.J. Pierzynski
2Ryan Lavarnway
1B1Freddie Freeman
2Joey Terdoslavich
2B1Jace Peterson
SS1Andrelton Simmons
2Pedro Ciriaco
3B1Juan Uribe
2Chris Johnson
3Kelly Johnson
LF1Jonny Gomes
CF1Cameron Maybin
2Eury Perez
RF1Nick Markakis
2Dian Toscano
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Julio Teheran
2Mike Minor
3Alex Wood
4Shelby Miller
5Williams Perez
6Matt Wisler
7Daniel Winkler
8Bronson Arroyo
9Manny Banuelos
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Jason Grilli
2Jim Johnson
3Josh Outman
4Luis Avilan
5Nick Masset
6Andrew McKirahan
7Dana Eveland
8Brandon Cunniff
9Chris Withrow
10Arodys Vizcaino
11Shae Simmons