Mon, 10 Mar 2014 00:08:12 -0700
The Texas Rangers want to develop the catcher position, as many on the team believe it has been a problem since C Ivan Rodriguez left many years ago. "It's a topic of conversation, absolutely," says GM Jon Daniels. "We've had some guys come over here as big-time catching prospects, but we haven't developed our own long-term championship-caliber starter." The top prospect on the team is C Jorge Alfaro, who was at Class A Hickory last season.
Sat, 23 Feb 2013 11:09:42 -0800
The Texas Rangers have hired Ivan Rodriguez to serve as a special assistant to general manager Jon Daniels. He will also act as an instructor and ambassador for the team.
Wed, 18 Apr 2012 15:56:16 -0700
Free-agent C Ivan Rodriguez (Nationals) will announce his retirement Monday, April 23.
Sat, 17 Mar 2012 14:30:50 -0700
The Kansas City Royals have denied a report from CBSSports.com that they have made an offer to free-agent C Ivan Rodriguez (Nationals) or invited him to spring training camp.
Fri, 16 Mar 2012 13:03:51 -0700
The Kansas City Royals could look to sign free-agent C Ivan Rodriguez (Nationals) with C Salvador Perez (knee) out 12-14 weeks. Arizona Diamondbacks C Craig Tatum, Cincinnati Reds C Corky Miller and Colorado Rockies C Wil Nieves could be other trade options.
Tue, 28 Feb 2012 17:12:24 -0800
The New York Mets will not be signing free-agent C Ivan Rodriguez (Nationals) because they are more than comfortable going with Cs Mike Nickeas or Rob Johnson as their backup.
Wed, 22 Feb 2012 18:59:35 -0800
Free-agent C Ivan Rodriguez (Nationals) might make sense for the Chicago Cubs as a backup player if and when the team trades C Geovany Soto. For now, the Cubs have Soto as their starter, and youngsters Welington Castillo, Steve Clevenger and Jason Jaramillo vying for backup duty.
Wed, 22 Feb 2012 08:24:44 -0800
Free-agent C Ivan Rodriguez (Nationals) has fielded a few offers, one from the Arizona Diamondbacks, but he's seeking a job with real playing time.
Sat, 18 Feb 2012 18:49:32 -0800
Free-agent C Ivan Rodriguez (Nationals) remains unsigned, and he is looking to land somewhere as a regular, not a backup.
Sat, 18 Feb 2012 18:49:01 -0800
The Miami Marlins have C John Buck as their starter, and C Brett Hayes as the backup, but they might be one injury away from having interest in free-agent C Ivan Rodriguez (Nationals).