Eduardo Rodríguez (baseball)

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Eduardo Rodríguez
Pitcher
Born: (1952-03-06)March 6, 1952
Barceloneta, Puerto Rico
Died: March 6, 2009(2009-03-06) (aged 57)
Barceloneta, Puerto Rico
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
June 20, 1973 for the Milwaukee Brewers
Last MLB appearance
September 17, 1979 for the Kansas City Royals
Career statistics
Win–loss record 42-36
Earned run average 3.89
Strikeouts 430
Saves 32
Teams
This name uses Spanish naming customs; the first or paternal family name is Rodríguez and the second or maternal family name is Reyes.

Eduardo Rodríguez Reyes [Volanta] (March 6, 1952 – March 6, 2009) was a professional baseball pitcher. He played in Major League Baseball from 1973 through 1979 for the Milwaukee Brewers (1973–78) and Kansas City Royals (1979), mostly as a relief pitcher. Listed at 6' 0", 185 lb., Rodríguez batted and threw right-handed. He was born in Barceloneta, Puerto Rico.

In a seven-season career, Rodríguez posted a 42–36 record with a 3.89 ERA and 32 saves in 264 appearances, including 39 starts, one shutout and seven complete games, giving up 317 earned runs on 681 hits and 323 walks while striking out 430 in 734 innings of work.

Rodríguez died at his Barceloneta home of a heart attack on his 57th birthday.[1]

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  1. ^ Obituary
  2. ^ "September 3, 1973 Cleveland Indians at Milwaukee Brewers Box Score and Play by Play". Baseball-Reference.com. 1973-09-03. Retrieved 2011-06-19. 

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