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Rodriguez Fails Physical, Signs with Atlanta

Wandy Rodriguez will not be a Philadelphia Phillie in 2015. A failed physical, first reported by Marino Pepen, ended Rodriguez’s deal with the Phillies and he is headed to the Atlanta Braves, according to David O’Brien of the Atlanta Journal Constitution. Rodriguez has struggled to stay healthy over the last four seasons, starting just 51 games after starting 24 or more in seven...
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January 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Pending Phillie Wandy Rodriguez Throws Five Innings of One-Run Baseball in Dominican Winter League.

View image | Last Friday, the Phillies reportedly signed 35-year-old left hander Wandy Rodriguez to a minor-league deal, as first reported by Santana Martinez and later Jon Heyman of CBSSports. It is presumed that this agreement, pending a physical before becoming official, contains an invitation to Spring Training. Rodriguez,...
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January 03, 2015  |  Discuss

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
June 26, 2014  |  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...
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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...
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...
May 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Pirates designate Wandy Rodriguez for assignment

The @Pirates have reinstated @russellmartin55 from the DL. To make room for Martin, Wandy Rodriguez has been designated for assignment. — Pittsburgh Pirates (@Pirates) May 22, 2014 I mostly said my piece about why Wandy Rodriguez was important to the Pirates this morning, but it’s still a bit of a sad moment that his Pirate career didn’t work out all that well. In a lot of...
May 22, 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...
May 04, 2014  |  Discuss

A few updates and thoughts on the Wandy Rodriguez situation

The news about Wandy Rodriguez hitting the disabled list for a knee problem came at the end of the work day yesterday, so I didn’t have a chance to post much about it. The situation is a bit clearer now, so getting a post together today is probably a little bit more useful anyway. There’s been no indication from the Pirates how serious Wandy’s knee injury is, but if you put...
April 22, 2014  |  Discuss

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