Guilder Rodríguez

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Guilder Rodríguez
Infielder
Born: (1983-07-24) July 24, 1983 (age 36)
Barquisimeto, Venezuela
Batted: Switch Threw: Right
MLB debut
September 9, 2014, for the Texas Rangers
Last appearance
September 22, 2014, for the Texas Rangers
MLB statistics
Batting average .167
Home runs 0
Runs batted in 1
Teams

Guilder Alfredo Rodríguez Pérez (born July 24, 1983) is a Venezuelan former professional baseball infielder. After 13 years in the minor leagues, he was called up to the majors for the first time on September 7, 2014,[1] and made his major league debut two days later.[2][3] With a total of 1,095 games, Rodriguez had played in the most minor league games by any player not yet called to the major leagues.[4] On September 22, 2014 against the Houston Astros in Arlington, Rodríguez recorded his first two career hits, the second of which gave him his first career RBI.[5] Rodríguez became a free agent on November 7, 2014.[6] He re-signed with the Rangers on a minor league deal on January 13, 2015. He announced his retirement on September 17, 2015.

References

  1. "Rangers call up infielder after 13 years in minors". ESPN.com. Associated Press. September 7, 2014. Retrieved September 7, 2014.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  2. Riba, George (September 9, 2014). "Minor league veteran gets big league break with Rangers". Dallas, TX: WFAA-TV. Retrieved September 12, 2014.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  3. "Rangers 2B makes MLB debut after 1,095 minor games". ESPN.com. Associated Press. September 9, 2014. Retrieved September 10, 2014.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  4. "After 13 seasons in the minors, Guilder Rodriguez gets his first MLB hit with Texas Rangers". New York Daily News. Associated Press. September 23, 2014. Retrieved October 27, 2014.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  5. Watkins, Calvin (September 23, 2014). "Guilder Rodriguez gets 1st MLB hits". ESPN.com. Retrieved October 6, 2014.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  6. Fraley, Gerry (November 7, 2014). "Texas Rangers 31-year-old rookie takes free agency". Dallas Morning News. Retrieved December 13, 2014.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>

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