SAL ALL-STAR GAME: Crawdads’ Rodriquez added to Northern Division roster

Published Friday, June 14th, 2019

Hickory has 4 players in Tuesday’s game in Charleston, W. Va.


HICKORY – Hickory starting pitcher Yerry Rodriquez has been added to the roster for the South Atlantic League (SAL) All-Star Game.

Rodriquez is 5-2 with an ERA of 2.20 through nine starts, striking out 62 and walking 16 to lead the Crawdads staff in ERA and strikeouts.

His selection gives Hickory four players on the Northern Division roster for the 60th annual SAL All-Star Game on Tuesday night in Charleston, W. Va.

Pedro Gonzalez, Curtis Terry and Jonathan Ornelas of the Crawdads were on the Northern Division roster when it was announced.

Rodriquez’s top game this season came May 6 against Kannapolis when he had 12 strikeouts on 86 pitches and allowed one hit while pitching five innings.

Rodriquez, 21, split time last season with the AZL Rangers and Spokane Indians. In 39 career pro games, he is 15-7 with an ERA of 2.51 with 186 strikeouts and 35 walks.



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