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HECTOR RONDON RUMORS

Giants fall short in suspended game, 2-1

CHICAGO (AP) All the San Francisco Giants asked for was a fair shot, and that's exactly what they got in the end. Hector Rondon stopped Angel Pagan's smash with his right foot for the final out on Thursday night, and the Giants lost to the Chicago Cubs 2-1 in the conclusion of a suspended game. The Giants needed the first successful protest since 1986 for a chance to finish...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Cubs Win, Again

A rain shortened Cubs victory on Tuesday was trumped by a successful Giants protest on Wednesday; with the Cubbies getting the last last laugh on Thursday, beating the Giants (again) 2-1. Hector Rondon notched his 19th save of the season and Tsuyoshi Wada got the win in the contest stemming from Tuesday. Priot to the game, the Cubs also placed Starlin Castro on the bereavement...
Via Sports Mockery
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Chicago Cubs: Hector Rondon proving he is more than capable

In 2009, Hector Rondon was named the minor league pitcher of the year in the Cleveland Indians organization. He was poised to have an even better year heading into 2010, but then his career took a turn for the worst. After Rondon made seven starts to begin the 2010 season, he was sidelined with soreness in his elbow, and was then advised to have Tommy John surgery after the injury...
Via isportsweb.com
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Hector Rondon (RP, CHC) – Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in Most Mixed Leagues ANALYSIS: With 16 saves in 20 opportunities, Hector Rondon has emerged as a legitimate major league closer. The 26-year-old righty has  a 3.30 ERA over 46.1 innings pitched, striking out 49 in the process. He draws a remarkable 49.6% ground ball percentage and as a result, has only given […]
Via RotoBaller
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Cubs Injury Update: Hector Rondon dealing with elbow soreness

The Chicago Cubs lost to the Philadelphia Phillies on Saturday by the score of 7-4. The loss dropped the Cubs to 27-39 on the season, last place in the National League Central. The Cubs have struggled offensively, but have the 11th best ERA in the Major Leagues. But there is some concern in the bullpen, as closer Hector Rondon has been out with right elbow soreness, which is why...
Via Sports Injury Alert
June 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Cubs’ closer situation unsettled despite Hector Rondon’s success

Before the Cubs’ 3-0 victory Saturday over the Cardinals, manager Rick Renteria described his closer situation as fluid. But then Renteria called on right-hander Hector Rondon to close for the second consecutive day. That seems more consistent than fluid. Rondon finished the Cubs’ 6-5 victory Friday with a 1-2-3 ninth inning. On Saturday, he allowed hits to the first two batters...
Via Pro Sports Daily
May 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Jose Veras Out as Cubs Closer

Some will argue this is why you have to draft Craig Kimbrel or Glen Perkins, but this is exactly why we don't value closers in the draft. The Chicago Cubs have removed Jose Veras from the closer role after blowing 2 saves. Candidates to save games in his place include Hector Rondon, Justin Grimm and Pedro Strop. Rondon pitched a perfect 11th inning for his first career...
Via We Talk Fantasy Sports
April 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Rule 5 Wrap Up

The 2012 rule five draft took place yesterday with the Indians taking one new player and losing two. Long-time prospect Hector Rondon went to the Cubs after missing most of the last three seasons with injuries (Rondon pitched just 41 innings over those three years). The Indians had been very high on Rondon with thoughts of him being a top of the rotation starter, but after injuries...
Via Burning River Baseball
December 06, 2012  |  Discuss

Indians designate RHP Rondon

The Indians have designated pitcher Hector Rondon for assignment, clearing a spot on the 40-man roster for outfielder Grady Sizemore. Rondon, once considered one of the top prospects in Cleveland's organization, underwent right elbow surgery on Nov. 15 in Florida. Renowned orthopedic surgeon Dr. James Andrews repaired a fracture in Rondon's elbow. The team said he will need...
Via Fox Sports
December 06, 2011  |  Discuss

Indians designate Rondon for assignment

Hector RondonToday the Cleveland Indians have announced that they have designated right-handed pitcher Hector Rondon for assignment to create an opening on the 40-man roster for outfielder Grady Sizemore who was signed on November 23rd. The 40-man roster is once again full at 40.Rondon, 23, underwent right elbow surgery on November 15th in Gulf Breeze, FL by Dr. James Andrews to...
Via Indians Baseball Insider
December 06, 2011  |  Discuss
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