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Guilder Rodriguez gets first MLB hit after 13 seasons in minors, dad tears up (video)

Guilder Rodriguez has played 1,097 minor league games in his pursuit of realizing his major league dreams. And on Monday night, he notched his first big league hit after toiling in the minors for an astounding 13 seasons. Rodriguez, 31, was called up by the Texas Rangers, one of just two organizations he has played […] The post Guilder Rodriguez gets first MLB hit after 13 seasons...
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September 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Rangers’ Guilder Rodriguez Collects First MLB Hits After 13 Seasons In Minors

The wait was well worth it for Texas Rangers utility infielder Guilder Rodriguez. The 31-year-old played 13 seasons and 1,095 games in the minor leagues before the Rangers called him up earlier in September. Rodriguez’s 1000-plus games with ten different teams in the minors were the most games played without an appearance in the bigs, but Monday night, his perseverance paid off...
September 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Rangers' Guilder Rodriguez gets 1st two hits after 1,095 minor league games

  Guilder Rodriguez played 13 seasons and 1,095 games in the minor leagues before the Texas Rangers called up the 31-year-old switch-hitting infielder earlier this month. Now he has quite a night to remember, one shared with his father from Venezuela who watched him play in the United States for the first time in 10 years. Rodriguez had his first two major league hits, including...
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September 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Rodriguez steals the show on special night for Rangers

ARLINGTON, Texas -- The season has been awful for the Texas Rangers but that doesn't mean the club has run out of feel-good stories. It'll be hard to top what happened for Texas in Monday's 4-3 victory. Infielder Guilder Rodriguez, who was called up to the majors earlier this month for the first time at 31 years old, had the kind of game that a guy can wait 31 years for. It started...
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September 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Rangers get 9th win in 10 games, 4-3 over Astros

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) Guilder Rodriguez had his first two major league hits, including a tiebreaking RBI single, as the Texas Rangers opened their final homestand with a 4-3 victory over the Houston Astros on Monday night. Rougned Odor had a three-run triple for Texas, which won for the ninth time in its last 10 games. The Rangers got win No. 63 overall, ensuring that they will...
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September 22, 2014  |  Discuss

31-Year-Old Minor Leaguer Finally gets his Shot at The Show

Photo is courtesy of Kevin Jairaj/USA TODAY Sports/ Written by: Curt Ashcraft (@cashcraft740) Edited by: Matt Shock (@shockwave_music) Follow us on Twitter! @OS_Report Like Us on Facebook If any of you know me at all, it is pretty safe to say that I am a fan of the underdog. Boise State, March Madness or even Kent State baseball, you give me someone that...
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September 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Rangers 2B makes MLB debut after 1,095 minor games

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) Switch-hitting utilityman Guilder Rodriguez has made his major league debut after 13 seasons and 1,095 games in the minors. Rodriguez started at second base and batted ninth for the Texas Rangers on Tuesday night. The 31-year-old Rodriguez had the most minor league games for any current player without any major league experience. The Rangers purchased his contract...
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September 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Rangers call up 31-year-old infielder Guilder Rodriguez

Rangers call up 31-year-old infielder Guilder Rodriguez
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September 08, 2014  |  Discuss

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