Phils Deal RHP Rodriguez to O’s for OF Welty

Ronnie Welty, image- MiLB.com The disassembling of the prospect group known as the Baby Aces continues, as the Phillies have traded once highly regarded righty hurler Julio Rodriguez to Baltimore for outfielder Ronnie Welty. Rodriguez once dominated Class A ball, but looked far more human with Double-A Reading last season.  Drafted in the 8th round of the 2008 amateur draft, the...
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March 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Phillies Prospect #19: Julio Rodriguez

Julio Rodriguez isn't the picture perfect type of pitcher, but he does have a curveball that would make a few major leaguers drool. While the picture may not be perfect, the fact is that he finds a way to get guys out and that's what counts most.
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January 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Jordany Valdespin and Josh Rodriguez Lead Charge In Bisons and B-Mets Wins!

It looks like we showed up too late In Savannah... Buffalo 7, Columbus 1 By Andrew O’Brien Days after Buffalo Bisons manager Wally Backman had a heart-to-heart with Jordany Valdepsin, the 24-year-old responded. Valdespin launched a three-run homer Monday afternoon, leading the Bisons to a 7-1 win over the Columbus Clippers on Memorial Day. Dylan Owen (3-2) made the spot start for...
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May 29, 2012  |  Discuss

Prospect Nation 2012: #8 RHP Julio Rodriguez

Right-handed pitcher Julio Rodriguez has quietly become one of the Phillies’ most promising prospects in recent years. Without the hype and buzz that has surrounded other well-regarded youngsters within the Philadelphia organization, the Puerto Rican born hurler has proven himself worthy of being held in considerable regard by the Phils, their fans and talent evaluators alike...
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February 23, 2012  |  Discuss

2012 Reader Top 30, #11

Just as Julio Rodriguez has breezed through the minors, he breezed through the voting at #10, comfortably beating out a tightly grouped trio to round out the first portion of our top 30. Carlos Tocci received the most write-in support, so he will be added to the voting for #11. It will be interesting to see which way the vote breaks at #11 considering Tyler Greene, Jiwan James and...
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January 17, 2012  |  Discuss

What to expect in 2012: Julio Rodriguez

Welcome to the 4th installment of the “What to expect in 2012″ series. We’ve previously covered Trevor May, Jon Pettibone and Sebastian Valle. Today we’ll cover one of the more controversial prospects in the system, RHP Julio Rodriguez. J-Rod was an under the radar 8th round selection in 2008 out of Puerto Rico and since signing, he’s posted big strikeout numbers, low ERAs...
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December 18, 2011  |  Discuss

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