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MLB Injury Update: Wandy Rodriguez undergoes season-ending surgery

According to Enrique Rojas of ESPN Deportes, via Jeff Todd of MLB Trade Rumors, Wandy Rodriguez will not pitch again in 2014 after undergoing season-ending surgery on his right knee. The Pittsburgh Pirates released Rodriguez at the end of May after an injury-plagued season during which the veteran had struggled to find any form.Rojas writes that the recovery time surgery is around...
Via Sports Injury Alert
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Pirates Rumors: Feeling is some team will trade for Wandy Rodriguez

Last week, the Pittsburgh Pirates designated left-handed pitcher Wandy Rodriguez for assignment. He has struggled mightily this season, as he has been dealing with an arthritic elbow the entire year.If the medicals on him aren't as bad as many believe, the feeling is some team will take a chance on him, according to Nick Cafardo of the Boston Globe.#149449627 / gettyimages.comRodriguez...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
May 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Pittsburgh Pirates baseball: Wandy Rodriguez is no longer a Pirates, is that enough?

Brandon Cumpton The Pittsburgh Pirates designated Wandy Rodriguez for assignment on Thursday thus ending his career with the Pirates. Rodriguez came to the Pirates in 2012 in a trade that sent Triple A all-star left handed pitcher Rudy Owens, left hander Colton Cain and outfielder Robbie Grossman to the Astros. Rodriguez performed admirably for the Pirates in his limited starts for...
Via isportsweb.com
May 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Pittsburgh Pirates designate Wandy Rodriguez for assignment

Wandy Rodriguez After another horrendous outing, the Pittsburgh Pirates have designated starter Wandy Rodriguez for assignment. The move was necessary as the team lingers at the bottom of the National League Central and one disappointing outing after another for the 35-year-old. On Wednesday Rodriguez surrendered six innings in just 1.2 innings in the Pirates 9-8 victory over the...
Via isportsweb.com
May 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Pittsburgh Pirates: Solving the starting pitching problem

Wandy Rodriguez The Pittsburgh Pirates find themselves at the bottom of the National League Central and both the offense and the starting pitching have left much for fans to desire. At the beginning of the season, pitching was believed to be a key factor for Pittsburgh. Last season the pitching staff played a big part in the team’s success, but this year it has been the exact opposite...
Via isportsweb.com
May 04, 2014  |  Discuss

First Pitch: The Short and Long Term Impact of Wandy Rodriguez’s Injury

Wandy Rodriguez will be out for three more weeks. Photo Credit: David Hague Wandy Rodriguez has received a few setbacks in the past week. He had some tightness in his forearm, and was shut down. Today he received Platelet Rich Plasma injections, which will put him out for three weeks. Even when he starts back up, you’re looking at a few weeks of rehab starts, which means the Pirates...
Via Pirates Prospects
July 02, 2013  |  Discuss

First Pitch: Wandy Rodriguez Will Most Likely Land the Pirates a Draft Pick

Wandy Rodriguez will likely land a draft pick for the Pirates in 2014. Photo Credit: David Hague When the Wandy Rodriguez trade first went down, I wasn’t a big fan of the deal. Rodriguez had been struggling with the Astros in the two months leading up to the trade, and had seen his strikeouts dropping in each of the last few seasons. Simply put, he wasn’t the same pitcher he...
Via Pirates Prospects
May 16, 2013  |  Discuss

First Pitch: The New Wandy Rodriguez Making Last Summer’s Trade Look Good

The Wandy Rodriguez trade is looking good right now. Photo credit: David Hague When the Pittsburgh Pirates acquired Wandy Rodriguez last year at the trade deadline, I wasn’t a fan of the move. For one, I really liked Robbie Grossman’s upside. I also didn’t think Rodriguez was the same pitcher he was a few years ago. From 2008-2010, Rodriguez combined for a 3.36 ERA, along with...
Via Pirates Prospects
April 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Pittsburgh Pirates: Trade deadline update

Some numbered thoughts heading into Tuesday’s MLB 4:00PM non-waiver trade deadline… 1-5:  Wandy Rodriguez 1.  I’ve been very critical of Pirates’ GM Neal Huntington over the past year, but I was impressed with last week’s SP Wandy Rodriguez trade with Houston.  While other clubs were still jockeying with the Cubs for Ryan Dempster, and waiting to see if the Phillies...
Via isportsweb.com
July 29, 2012  |  Discuss

Pirates pick up Left Hander Wandy Rodriguez from the Astros

The Pirates made a move yesterday to add depth to their pitching rotation.  In a four player deal the Pirates traded for Houston Left Hander Wandy Rodriguez.  Rodriguez is 7-9 this season with a 3.79 ERA.  The Pirates gave up three of their top 16 prospects in the deal.  Pitchers Rudy Owens and Cotton Cain are headed to Houston a long with the Pirates Outfielder Robbie Grossman...
Via Bleed Black & Gold
July 25, 2012  |  Discuss
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