Manuel De Jesus Rodrguez is a Major League Baseball pitcher for the Chicago Cubs.
How Old Is Manuel Rodríguez?
Manuel Rodriguez is 25 years old. He was born on August 6, 1996
Manuel Rodríguez MLB Career
From 2014 to 2016, Rodrguez played for the Leones de Yucatán in the Mexican League.
After having a 4–0 record with a 1.84 ERA over 49 innings, he was named the 2015 Mexican League Rookie of the Year.
On July 21, 2016, the Chicago Cubs purchased Rodrguez’s contract from Yucatán for $400,000 in cash.
In 2017, he pitched 29+23 innings for the Eugene Emeralds and the South Bend Cubs, going 1–0 with a 3.94 ERA.
He was 3–5 with a 7.59 ERA and 64 strikeouts in 40+13 innings for South Bend in 2018.
He pitched for the Myrtle Beach Pelicans in 2019, going 1–3 with a 3.45 ERA over 45 innings, allowing 52 hits, 36 walks, and 65 strikeouts.
After the 2019 season, Rodrguez was signed to the Cubs’ 40-man roster.
With the Tennessee Smokies and the Iowa Cubs, he began the 2021 season. Rodrguez was chosen for the All-Star Futures Game in June of 2021.
He was promoted to the major leagues for the first time on July 30, 2021, by Chicago. That night, he made his major league debut, pitching a scoreless inning in relief with two strikeouts.
With the major league club in 2021, he was 3-3 with a 6.11 ERA. He threw 17.2 innings in 20 games, surrendering 18 runs, 12 of which were earned.