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Grayson Rodriguez

Grayson Rodriguez 36 P

Delmarva Shorebirds

  • Status: Active
  • Full Name: Grayson Greer Rodriguez
  • Age: 20 (November 16, 1999)
  • Bats/Throws: L/R Ht: 6' 5" Wt: 220
  • Draft: Round 1 (2018, BAL)
  • School: Central Heights, Nacogdoches, TX
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Grayson Rodriguez Stats Summary

Grayson Rodriguez Career Stats

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Team Date Transaction
July 9, 2019 Delmarva Shorebirds activated RHP Grayson Rodriguez from the temporarily inactive list.
July 6, 2019 Delmarva Shorebirds placed RHP Grayson Rodriguez on the temporarily inactive list.
March 29, 2019 RHP Grayson Rodriguez assigned to Delmarva Shorebirds from GCL Orioles.
June 26, 2018 RHP Grayson Rodriguez assigned to GCL Orioles.
June 12, 2018 Baltimore Orioles signed RHP Grayson Rodriguez.
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Grayson Rodriguez Awards and Honors

Grayson Rodriguez  36 P

Grayson Rodriguez
  • Full Name: Grayson Greer Rodriguez
  • Born: November 16, 1999
  • Age: 20
  • Birthplace:
  • Bats: L
  • Throws: R
  • Height: 6' 5"
  • Weight: 220
  • Draft: Round 1 (2018, BAL)
  • School: Central Heights, Nacogdoches, TX

2019
♦ Entered the year ranked as the #3 prospect in the Orioles system and the #47 prospect in all of baseball by Baseball America. 
♦ Named the Orioles Jim Palmer Minor League Co-Pitcher of the Year (along with RHP Michael Baumann) after going 10-4 with a 2.68 ERA and 129 strikeouts for Class-A Delmarva.
♦ Named the South Atlantic League Most Oustanding MLB Prospect. 
♦ Selected as a South Atlantic League Midseason and Postseason All-Star. Started the 2019 South Atlantic League All-Star Game. 
♦ Represented the O's in the SiriusXM All-Star Futures Game, retiring all three batters faced.
♦ Named to the Baseball America Low Class-A All-Star Team.
♦ Named Orioles Minor League Pitcher of the Month for April (3-0, 0.54 ERA, 28 strikeouts).
♦ Ranked among Orioles minor leaguers in wins (2nd, 10) and strikeouts (5th, 129). Also ranked among SAL leaders in wins (T-4th, 10) and strikeouts (T-7th, 129). 
♦ Registered 72 more strikeouts (129) than hits allowed (57) over 94.0 innings pitched. 
♦ Went 6-0 with a 0.82 ERA (4 ER, 43.2 IP) in eight home starts. Held batters to a .113 average (16-141) with 61 strikeouts in those home contests. 
♦ Allowed two earned runs or less in 17 of his 20 starts, including eight games in which he did not allow a run. 
♦ Recorded a season-high 10 strikeouts in four different starts, including his first two outings of the campaign (4/5 at Lexington and 4/12 vs. Lakewood). Also K'd 10 on 7/26 vs. Charleston and 8/10 vs. Kannapolis. 
♦ Went a season-high 7.0 innings on 5/27 vs. Hagerstown, throwing a career-high 100 pitches in the win. Allowed one run on two hits while striking out eight. 
♦ Had three starts in August in which he did not allow a hit, including a six-inning effort in his final start of the season on 8/29 at Lakewood. For the month of August, he held SAL batters to a .122 average (9-74) with 32 strikeouts. 
♦ For the season, held right-handers to a .165 average while lefties hit .182. 


2018
♦ In first professional season, went 0-2 with a 1.40 ERA in nine games (eight starts) with the GCL Orioles. Struck out 20 batters in 19.1 innings, allowing just three earned runs.
♦ Limited to 2.0 innings in first five games. Recorded seven strikeouts over 9.0 innings while allowing six hits in July.
♦ Made three starts of 3.0 innings in August. Struck out five batters on 8/21 vs GCL Red Sox in his final outing of the season.

 

PERSONAL
♦ Selected by Baltimore in the first round (11th overall pick) of the 2018 draft.
♦ Originally committed to play baseball at Texas A&M University when drafted by Baltimore.
♦ Graduated from Central Heights High School in Nacogdoches, TX. Led his team to a 3A State Championship his junior year, going 14-1 with a 0.38 ERA that season. Named the Texas Sports Writer's Association Player of the year in 2017.