In today’s edition of Minor Happenings, the IBI's Tony Lastoria takes a look at the resurgence of High-A Carolina outfielder Luis Rodriguez and what has helped him turn his season around. He also talks about Double-A Akron right-handed pitcher Joseph Colon’s improvements and rise in ranks, provides lots of quotes from Low-A Lake County pitching coach Rigo Beltran on several...
Maybe The Evil Ones should just stop signing guys named Rodriguez. Or at least they should prevent them from ever visiting the state of Florida. Yankee prospect Omar Luis Rodriguez (let's call him 'O-Rod') was arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol on Friday morning in Tampa. The 21-year old—who fled Fidel Castro's 'Socialist Paradise'—signed...
Authorities say a New York Yankees pitching prospect has been arrested for drunken driving in Tampa.
Police say 21-year-old Omar Luis Rodriguez was pulled over early Friday morning and charged with driving under the influence. Hillsborough County jail records show he was later released on $500 bail.
Tampa officers reported Rodriguez was driving a red Mercedes the wrong direction...
Via AP on Fox
January 27, 2014
The New York Yankees have agreed to terms with 19-year old Cuban pitcher Omar Luis Rodriguez. The fireballing young lefthander— who had defected from Cuba and declared a free agent earlier this month— was offered a minor league contract worth $4-$5 million by the Yankees and won't need to be added to the 40-man roster.
The signing was first reported by MLB.com, who also...
An artist’s rendering of Luis Rodriguez, who re-signed with the Mariners.
Table of Contents
Here’s the table of contents for today’s edition of Offseason Notes.
1. Assorted Headlines
2. Prospecting: John Sickels’ Top-20 List for San Diego
3. Crowdsourcing Broadcasters: Cleveland Television
Seattle Signs 11 Minor Leaguers
The Seattle Mariners have signed...
The Seattle Mariners have signed 11 players to minor league contracts with invites to spring training, including infielder Luis Rodriguez and former San Francisco outfielder Darren Ford.
The Mariners announced their first wave of minor league contracts on Tuesday. Along with Rodriguez and Ford, Seattle signed eight pitchers: Matt Fox, Steve Garrison, Jarrett Grube, Sean Henn, Josh...
Via AP on Fox
December 13, 2011