Guilder Rodríguez

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Guilder Rodríguez
Born: (1983-07-24) July 24, 1983 (age 34)
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

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.

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  1. ^ "Rangers call up infielder after 13 years in minors". Associated Press. September 7, 2014. Retrieved September 7, 2014. 
  2. ^ Riba, George (September 9, 2014). "Minor league veteran gets big league break with Rangers". Dallas, TX: WFAA-TV. Retrieved September 12, 2014. 
  3. ^ "Rangers 2B makes MLB debut after 1,095 minor games". Associated Press. September 9, 2014. Retrieved September 10, 2014. 
  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. 
  5. ^ Watkins, Calvin (September 23, 2014). "Guilder Rodriguez gets 1st MLB hits". Retrieved October 6, 2014. 
  6. ^ Fraley, Gerry (November 7, 2014). "Texas Rangers 31-year-old rookie takes free agency". Dallas Morning News. Retrieved December 13, 2014. 

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