Rodriguez earns Pitcher of the Week

Orioles pitching prospect Eduardo Rodriguez has been named Eastern League Pitcher of the Week for the week ending Monday, Sep. 2.  Rodriguez is the second pitcher for Double-A Bowie to win the award this season, joining Eddie Gamboa.

Rodriguez had a strong finish to the season, going 2-0 with a 0.00 ERA over 14.0 innings in his final two starts. He allowed seven hits while striking out 11 batters and walking just one.

The youngest player in Major League Spring Training, the 20-year-old lefty was ranked the Orioles third-best prospect by entering the year.

In his final four starts, Rodriguez went 3-0 with a 0.36 ERA and overall was 4-3 with a 4.22 ERA in 11 Double-A starts. He went 6-4 with a 2.85 ERA in 14 starts with Advanced-A Frederick to start the season.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: