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Rich Rodriguez

Full Name: Richard Anthony Rodriguez
Born: March 1, 1963 in Downey, CA
Height: 6’0″ Weight: 205
Bats: Left Throws: Left
Personal: Married (Lisa), Daughters (Danielle – 5/27/86 & Christina (1/3/95)
Resides: Unknown
MLB Debut: Jun 30, 1990


Team History

  • 1981: Kanas City Royals (originally drafted in 1981, but did not sign)
  • 1984-1988: New York Mets (via draft in 1984)
  • 1990-1993: San Diego Padres (via trade for Bill Stevenson & Brad Pounders on Jan 13, 1989)
  • 1993: Florida Marlins (via trade with Gary Sheffield for Trevor Hoffman, Jose Martinez & Andres Berumen on Jun 24, 1993 – Released Mar 29, 1994)
  • 1994-1996: St. Louis Cardinals (as a free agent on Apr 1, 1994 – Released Nov 20, 1995)
  • 1996: Cincinnati Reds (as a free agent on Jan 2, 1996 – GFA Oct 16, 1996)
  • 1997-1999: San Francisco Giants (as a free agent on Nov 25, 1996 – Released Oct 28, 1999)
  • 2000: New York Mets (as a free agent on Feb 8, 2000 – Released Mar 29, 2001)
  • 2001: Cleveland Indians (as a minor league free agent on Apr 8, 2001 – GFA Nov 6, 2001)
  • 2002: Atlanta Braves (st only – as a minor league free agent on Feb 1, 2002)
  • 2002: Texas Rangers (via trade for $$ on Mar 25, 2002 – GFA Oct 30, 2002)
  • 2003: Anaheim Angels (as a minor league free agent on Jan 23, 2003 – DFA May 10, 2003)
  • Unknown status as of Feb 14, 2007 – Presumed retired

Salary History

  • 2003: Unknown
  • 2002: $600,000
  • 2001: Unknown
  • 2000: $600,000
  • 1999: $730,000
  • 1998: $710,000
  • 1997: $300,000
  • 1996: Unknown
  • 1995: $575,000
  • 1994: $400,000
  • 1993: $265,000
  • 1992: $172,500
  • 1991: $115,000
  • 1990: $110,000 (presumably)

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