Román Rodríguez

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Román Rodríguez (born March 30, 1966, in San Mateo, Venezuela) is the bullpen catcher for the New York Yankees.


Rodriguez was signed as a non-drafted free agent in 1988 by the Pittsburgh Pirates and spent eight years in their minor league system.

Upon concluding his playing career, Rodríguez was hired by the Kansas City Royals from 1997 until 2000 as bullpen catcher. In 2001, he took a job in the same role with the Boston Red Sox. In 2002, he became a part of the New York Yankees staff, as a bullpen catcher and assisting with the charting of pitches during games.

Personal life[edit]

Rodríguez resides in Bradenton, Florida with his wife Carminia, who he married on Valentine's Day in 2004, and their daughter, Adriana.

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