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HECTOR RONDON RUMORS

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 V Draft revisited

I was curious to see how the Rule V draft has worked out for the Cubs this year. This will be a short piece on those players. Hector Rondon Honestly, Rondon hasn't been as awful as his numbers would indicate. He's used very sparingly (13 games thus far), and in those 15.2 innings he's allowed 2 HR, 8 walks, 3 HBP, 11 SO, and a 4.60 ERA/5.39 FIP. That looks terrible on...
Via Obstructed View OLD
May 20, 2013  |  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

Cubs acquire Hector Rondon in Rule Five Draft

The Cubs acquired RHP Hector Rondon from Cleveland in the rule five draft this morning. He was a former relatively top prospect in the organization (#7 in the org going into 2010)  before a few surgeries. This is what BA had to say about him going in to last season. Rondon moved quickly, reaching Triple-A [...]
Via Obstructed View OLD
December 06, 2012  |  Discuss

Tribe Loses Two, Gains One in Rule 5 Draft

The Major League phase of baseball’s Rule 5 draft was just completed.  For those who aren’t familiar with it, it works this way, per MLBTradeRumors.com: Players are eligible for the Rule 5 Draft if they aren’t on the 40-man roster four or five years after signing, depending on the age at which they signed. Teams draft in the reverse order of the previous season’s standings...
Via Waiting For Next Year
December 06, 2012  |  Discuss

Indians sign INF Hernandez, RHP Rondon

CLEVELAND (AP) -- The Cleveland Indians have signed infielder Luis Hernandez to a minor league contract and re-signed right-hander Hector Rondon. Both deals include invitations to spring training. Hernandez spent most of 2012 with Texas' Triple-A affiliate. The 28-year-old batted .262 with eight homers and 70 RBIs in 129 games. He played 113 games at shortstop and 15 at second...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
November 08, 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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