Wandy Rodríguez

Wandy Rodríguez

#51SP,
Bio
Height/Weight: 5' 10"/180 lbs
Bat: S
Throw: L
Born: Santiago, Dominican Republic
College: None
Draft: Undrafted 1999 signed by the
  • Catcher Jason Castro, Astros finalize $7M, 2-year contract
    The Associated Press

    Catcher Jason Castro, Astros finalize $7M, 2-year contract

    Catcher Jason Castro and the Houston Astros finalized a $7 million, two-year contract on Friday. This will be Castro's second stint with the team after he was selected in the first round of the 2008 amateur draft by the Astros and spent his first six MLB seasons with the team. The 33-year-old, who has lived in Houston since 2013, gives the Astros another veteran catcher to play behind starter Martin Maldonado.

  • Astros switching from 'aggressive' to 'opportunistic' on offseason moves
    HoustonChronicle.com

    Astros switching from 'aggressive' to 'opportunistic' on offseason moves

    I’ve played against (Maldonado) for a long time now, so just having that opposition relationship with him and knowing how he plays the game, he’s a really hard worker,” Castro said Friday. I’ve heard really good things about him as far as his interactions with handling the pitchers and those sorts of things. He actually texted me yesterday, so we got to talk briefly and connect before spring training.

  • How Astros avoided giving up Hank Aaron's record-setting home run
    Houston Chronicle

    How Astros avoided giving up Hank Aaron's record-setting home run

    As Aaron tried to chase down Babe Ruth’s career home run record at the end of the 1973 season, he and the Braves had the Astros on the schedule for four of their final six games. Aaron hit career home run No. two shy of Ruth’s milestone – off Astros starter Dave Roberts on Sept.