Yankees Rookie Yangervis Solarte Starts Impressive 5-4-3 Triple Play

Alex Rodriguez’s absence from this year’s lineup had many New York Yankees fans worried about who would fill his shoes, but 26-year-old rookie Yangervis Solarte already is making a name for himself at third base. Solarte acted fast in the second inning of Thursday night’s game when Tampa Bay Rays shortstop Sean Rodriguez slammed a ground ball down the third base line. Solarte...
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Easiest Triple Play You'll See For A While...

((HT: MLB/YES))Sean Rodriguez did the one thing you really don't want to do with runners on first and second...Pull a pitch right at the third baseman...You can guess what happens next...Your browser does not support iframes.CC Sabathia has now been on the mound for the last three triple plays the Yankees have fielded and Rodriguez has now hit into the last two triple plays the...
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Yankees turn a 5-4-3 triple play against the Rays (video)

A hard hit ball off Sean Rodriguez‘s bat to third baseman Yangervis Solarte begins a successful around the horn triple play, as C.C. Sabathia escapes the inning without allowing a run.Your browser does not support iframes.The last around the horn triple play, if not mistaken, came in 2011 in the same exact battle between the Tampa Bay Rays and New York Yankees at Tropicana Field...
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Rays 8, Rangers 1: Odorizzi, Rodriguez Lead Attack Against Texas

Spring training was filled with uncertainty for Jake Odorizzi. The 24-year-old right hander battled for the fifth starter position until the last few days of camp, ultimately winning the job. His winning the position seemingly hinged on his ability to master a new pitch, a sort of changeup/splitter taught to him by Alex Cobb and nicknamed "The Thing." Spring training isn...
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Father's day: Sean Rodriguez welcomes child, then returns in a big way for Rays

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- Sean Rodriguez's voice sounded tired Friday afternoon. The fatigue was understood. Thursday was huge. That day, shortly after noon, he welcomed his fourth kid into this big, bright world, all 9 pounds and 21 1/4 inches of Zekiel Cruz Rodriguez. He was a proud father again. "It went well," Rodriguez said of his wife Giselle. "She's strong...
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Tampa Bay Rays give newborns Opening Day tickets for life

YouTube On Monday, the Tampa Bay Rays handed out Opening Day tickets for life to the babies born on March 31st at St. Peterburg’s Bayfront Baby Place.  The team sent reliever Heath Bell and infielder Sean Rodriguez to the hospital to meet and greet the mothers who gave birth and to personally deliver tickets to the babies.  Mothers were also given a Rays gift basket.  Eight...
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Happy Birthday! Opening Day newborns get Rays home opener tickets for life

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. --€“ Die-hard fans? Try fans from birth. Twelve newborns could become Tampa Bay Rays fans for life. Rays reliever Heath Bell and utility player Sean Rodriguez presented vouchers Tuesday to 12 infants born at Bayfront Baby Place on Opening Day, granting the kids four tickets to all future Rays home openers. The event was part of the "Rays Fan for Life"...
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Rays IF breaks hand punching locker

Sean Rodriguez's 2012 season may be over after he punched a locker out of frustration, just days before the Rays wanted to recall him from AAA.

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August 28, 2012  |  Discuss

Rays' Rodriguez punches locker, breaks hand

You wont find a nicer, more down-to-earth guy on the Tampa Bay Rays than Sean Rodriguez. And thats what makes the possible season-ending incident involving him this weekend in Durham so perplexing and disappointing. Rodriguez was all set to rejoin the Rays on Saturday from the Triple-A club, where hes been biding his time the past week until major league rosters expand on Sept....
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August 28, 2012  |  Discuss

Rays infielder Rodriguez focused on SS job

PORT CHARLOTTE Sean Rodriguez has traversed the field for the Tampa Bay Rays like a frequent flier making stops during his two seasons at second, short, third and first, in center and left and as a DH. Heck, hes even volunteered to go behind the plate in an emergency. But the veteran utility man is hoping to finally land at the spot his big league career began and what became...
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March 20, 2012  |  Discuss

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