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Coach's Corner '13: Double-A Akron manager Edwin Rodriguez

Today, we continue our offseason Coach's Corner series with an interview with Double-A Akron manager Edwin Rodriguez. The IBI's Tony Lastoria recently had a chance to sit down with Rodriguez and they talked about some of the impressive players that he had all year and what kind of growth was shown over the course of the season. They talked about Austin Adams’ return to...
Via Indians Baseball Insider
December 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Breaking down the 2013 Aeros' hitters with Edwin Rodriguez

The Akron Aeros did not defend their Eastern League championship in 2013, but the Aeros served a greater purpose over the course of the season: Developing the next wave of Cleveland players who will soon play at Progressive Field. Jim Piascik sat down with Aeros manager Edwin Rodriguez at the end of the year to discuss the development of some of the top players on the team. In part...
Via Indians Baseball Insider
October 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Edwin Rodriguez using his family as inspiration

When Edwin Rodriguez (22-0, 15KO's) steps into the ring in the opening round of the upcoming coveted "Monte-Carlo Million Dollar Super 4" Tournament in Monaco on March 30 against Olympian Ezequiel Osvaldo Maderna (19-0, 13KO's), he will be looking to take a major step toward fulfilling his ultimate goal of becoming a world champion. Rodriguez, the IBF #3, WBC #3...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
March 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Edwin Rodriguez in action on the birthday of his prematurely born twins

On September 29, at the MGM Grand at Foxwoods, Worcester's favorite son Edwin "La Bomba" Rodriguez (21-0, 14 KO's) will headline a special edition HBO "Boxing After Dark" Triple-Header when he takes on Union City, New Jersey's Jason Escalera (13-0-1, 12 KO's).  At stake for Rodriguez against the heavy-handed Escalera is not only his undefeated...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
July 30, 2012  |  Discuss

Some ex-MLB managers find new life in the minors

Edwin Rodriguez climbed the managing ladder all the way to the major leagues. Now the former Florida Marlins skipper has settled into a new home - back in the minors. Rodriguez is one of a handful of ex-big league managers who have resurfaced this season in the minors. He's now in charge of the Single-A Carolina Mudcats and relishing the challenge of developing the next crop...
Via AP on Fox
July 11, 2012  |  Discuss

Edwin Rodriguez ready for Don George after best training camp ever; also working with Victor Conte now

Four years of planning, hard work and dedication culminates Saturday night for Team Rodriguez as undefeated super middleweight Edwin "La Bomba" Rodriguez makes his HBO debut against Donovan George at the Theater at Madison Square Garden. Rodriguez breaks his Houston training camp today (Tuesday) after eight weeks of preparation with his head trainer, Ronnie Shields,...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
March 13, 2012  |  Discuss

Edwin Rodriguez vs. Don George Official for March 17th at MSG, Martinez-Macklin Undercard

As reported last week, DiBella Entertainment's top-rated middleweight contender Andy Lee has been taken off the upcoming St. Patrick's Day card at Madison Square Garden on March 17th.  While it is unfortunate the Irish-native Lee has been taken off the card, DiBella assures fans to not be too disappointed, as he has replaced the Lee slot with an absolute barn burner...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
January 26, 2012  |  Discuss

Miami Marlins: Ex-manager Edwin Rodriguez questions Jose Reyes signing

Former Marlins manager Edwin Rodriguez, who resigned from his post last June, questioned why the Marlins would sign an All-Star shortstop in Jose Reyes when they already had one in Hanley Ramirez. Rodriguez offered his observations during an interview with MLB Network Radio Wednesday with Jim Memolo and Todd Hollandsworth. “I think it’s going to be [a] very interesting situation...
Via Sun Sentinel
December 21, 2011  |  Discuss

Ex-Marlins skipper Rodriguez lands Double-A job

Former Florida Marlins manager Edwin Rodriguez has been hired to manage the Double-A affiliate of the Cleveland Indians. Rodriguez spent parts of the past two seasons managing the Marlins prior to resigning this year. Rodriguez went 78-85 with the Marlins and became the first Puerto Rico-born manager in major league history. The 51-year-old managed Florida's farm system for...
Via Pro Sports Daily
November 14, 2011  |  Discuss

Former Marlins manager Rodriguez hired by Indians

Former Florida manager Edwin Rodriguez has been hired by Cleveland to manage one of their minor league affiliates. Rodriguez, who managed the Marlins for parts of two seasons, will take over the Carolina Mudcats, the Indians' Class A team. The 51-year-old Rodriguez went 78-85 with the Marlins and became the first Puerto Rican-born manager in major league history. Before taking...
Via AP on Fox
November 14, 2011  |  Discuss
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