Rory Rhodes

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Rory Rhodes
Minnesota Twins
First baseman
Born: (1991-07-28) 28 July 1991 (age 26)
Brisbane, Australia
Bats: Right Throws: Right

Rory Elias Rhodes (born 28 July 1991) is an infielder for the Minnesota Twins organisation. He has also played for the Brisbane Bandits in Australia. Rhodes is one of the tallest players in the Australian Baseball League and the tallest position player at 208 cm (6'10") and although primarily is a third baseman, plays first base regularly.

Rhodes has represented his country at both Australia U17 and Australia U19 levels. He has also played for the Queensland Rams in the Claxton Shield and in 2007 won Rams Junior Player of the Year.[1]

In his first season with the Bandits, he finished with 5 home-runs and slugging .514 and was runner-up for the 2010–11 seasons Rookie of the Year behind Trent Schmutter of the Sydney Blue Sox.[2]

Rory's older brother Ricky also briefly played in the Cincinnati Reds minor league system as a pitcher.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Rory Rhodes QAS Profile
  2. ^ Schmutter takes Home ABL Rookie of the YearAustralian Baseball League

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