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 MLB.com 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.