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Garza leads Mexico past Canada 4-3 in LLWS

SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (AP) Juan Garza's play from the mound and the plate helped Mexico edge Canada 4-3 Friday in the Little League World Series. After Canada tied the game 1-1 in the top of the third inning, Mexico's Luis Rodriguez hit a two-run shot to right field. The third baseman went 3-for-3 on the day, adding a single and a double. Garza added a double in the fourth...
Via AP on Fox
August 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Minor Happenings: Rodriguez finding confidence in approach

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...
Via Indians Baseball Insider
June 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Yankees' 'O-Rod' Arrested For DUI In Florida

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...
Via FenwayNation
January 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Yankees prospect charged with DUI in Tampa

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  |  Discuss

Yanks Sign Cuban Right-Hander

From pitcher Omar Luis Rodriguez, 19, and the Yankees have agreed on a Minor League deal worth an estimated $4-5 million, according to an industry source. Rodriguez, who projects to be a starter, burst onto the international scene during the 2010 World Junior Baseball Championship when he struck out eight batters during a complete-game, 144-pitch outing to...
Via Sliding Into Home
June 20, 2012  |  Discuss

Yankees sign 19-year old Cuban pitcher Omar Luis Rodriguez

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, who also...
Via The Other Paper
June 20, 2012  |  Discuss

Mariners sign 11 players to minor league deals

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  |  Discuss

Rodriguez among six signed to Minors deals

Luis Rodriguez and the Mariners agreed on a Minor League deal. The veteran infielder offers the club backup depth at shortstop, second and third base.
November 23, 2011  |  Discuss

Mariners bid farewell to Luis Rodriguez for now, plus other odds and ends

The housekeeping continues for the Mariners, who today saw infielder Luis Rodriguez opt for free agency after he was outrighted off the 40-man roster. Rodriguez could indeed be re-signed later on, as the team appreciated his versatility. But this is about the 40-man roster, now at 36. The Mariners have to finalize the roster by Nov. 18 to protect minor leaguers in the upcoming Rule...
Via Seattle Times
November 02, 2011  |  Discuss

Luis Rodriguez outrighted by Mariners, becomes free agent

Mariners infielder Luis Rodriguez was outrighted Wednesday and opted to become a free agent. Rodriguez, 31, hit .197 with two home runs 14 RBIs in 44 games for the Mariners in 2011. He played all four infield positions. He is the second player from the 40-man roster to become a free agent this offseason, joining [...]
Via Seattle Post-Intelligencer
November 02, 2011  |  Discuss
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