Héctor Rondón

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Héctor Rondón
Chicago Cubs – No. 56
Born: (1988-02-26) February 26, 1988 (age 31)
Guatire, Venezuela
Bats: Right Throws: Right
MLB debut
April 3, 2013, for the Chicago Cubs
MLB statistics
(through May 30, 2016)
Win–loss record 12–10
Earned run average 2.67
Strikeouts 203
Saves 68

Héctor Luis Rondón (born February 26, 1988) is a Venezuelan professional baseball pitcher for the Chicago Cubs of Major League Baseball (MLB).

Professional career

Cleveland Indians

Rondón signed as an international free agent with the Cleveland Indians. He had Tommy John surgery in 2010 and fractured his elbow in 2011.[1]

Chicago Cubs

Rondón was selected by the Chicago Cubs from the Indians in the 2012 Rule 5 Draft.[2] He made the Cubs' 2013 Opening Day roster and made his major league debut on April 3.

After struggles by Cubs closer José Veras early in the 2014 season, Rondón was named the new Cubs closer. He had a breakout 2014 season. He earned two saves in the 2015 National League Division Series against the St. Louis Cardinals, including a save in the series-clinching game 4.[3]


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