MLB Baseball

#56
Héctor Rondón
ERA S K
2.47 18 51
Team: Chi CubsHt / Wt: 6-3 / 230 NFBC ADP: 122.77
Position: RPBorn: 2/26/1988 Birthplace: Guatire, Venezuela
Bats/Throws: R/R Draft: Undrafted by Indians (2004)


Latest News
Aug. 19 4:37 PM PT5:37 PM MT6:37 PM CT7:37 PM ET19:37 ET23:37 GMT7:37 4:37 PM MST6:37 PM EST7:07 PM VEN3:37 UAE (+1)6:37 PM CT-The Cubs placed Rondon on the IR on Friday because of a strained triceps.
Analysis: Rondon, the Cubs former closer before Aroldis Chapman was acquired, has a 2.47 ERA in 45 relief appearances. The Cubs expect him to be ready for the postseason.
Aug. 15 7:40 AM PT8:40 AM MT9:40 AM CT10:40 AM ET10:40 ET14:40 GMT22:40 7:40 AM MST9:40 AM EST10:10 AM VEN18:40 UAE9:40 AM CT-Pitching for the first time since Aug. 2 because of a triceps injury, Rondon allowed four runs in 1/3 of an inning - including the go-ahead three-run homer in the eighth - in Sunday's 6-4 loss to St. Louis.
Analysis: Rondon, who had allowed just one run over 8 1/3 innings in his previous eight outings, said before the game he was "100 percent ready."
Aug. 14 10:55 AM PT11:55 AM MT12:55 PM CT1:55 PM ET13:55 ET17:55 GMT1:55 10:55 AM MST12:55 PM EST1:25 PM VEN21:55 UAE12:55 PM CT-After a bullpen session Friday, RHP Hector Rondon (sore triceps) reported no physical complications. Cubs manager Joe Maddon said the reliever was ''real close'' to a return to the active roster
Analysis: Rondon, who has a 1.70 ERA and has moved into a set-up role with the addition of Aroldis Chapman, hasn't pitched since Aug. 2.
Aug. 11 1:34 PM PT2:34 PM MT3:34 PM CT4:34 PM ET16:34 ET20:34 GMT4:34 1:34 PM MST3:34 PM EST4:04 PM VEN0:34 UAE (+1)3:34 PM CT-Rondon (triceps) remained sidelined, Cubs manager Joe Maddon expects him to be available in a few days.
Analysis: Rondon, who has a 1.70 ERA and has moved into a set-up role with the addition of Aroldis Chapman, hasn't pitched since Aug. 2.
July 25 9:34 AM PT10:34 AM MT11:34 AM CT12:34 PM ET12:34 ET16:34 GMT0:34 9:34 AM MST11:34 AM EST12:04 PM VEN20:34 UAE11:34 AM CT-Rondon notched his 18th save despite surrendering a solo home run in the ninth inning of Sunday's win at Milwaukee.
Analysis: It may be his last save of the season with the Cubs on the verge of acquiring Aroldis Chapman. Rondon would still have some value in leagues that count holds, though his impact would certainly be reduced.
July 18 8:02 PM PT9:02 PM MT10:02 PM CT11:02 PM ET23:02 ET3:02 GMT11:02 8:02 PM MST10:02 PM EST10:32 PM VEN7:02 UAE (+1)10:02 PM CT-Rondon earned his third straight save Monday after blowing three chances in June and one on July 7.
Analysis: Since his last blown save, Rondon has pitched 3 2/3 perfect innings over his last four appearances.
June 29 9:23 PM PT10:23 PM MT11:23 PM CT12:23 AM ET0:23 ET4:23 GMT12:23 9:23 PM MST11:23 PM EST11:53 PM VEN8:23 UAE11:23 PM CT-Rondon allowed a run 1 1/3 innings to blow his third save in 16 chances Tuesday during the Cubs' extra-inning win over the Reds.
Analysis: All of those blown saves have come in June, perhaps reinforcing the fact Chicago will look to improve the back end of its bullpen before the trade deadline.

Regular Season

Pitching Statistics
Year Team W L Sv-Op G GS CG IP H R ER HR BB IBB K WHIP ERA
2013 ChC 2 1 0 - 1 45 0 0 54.2 52 29 29 6 25 5 44 1.41 4.77
2014 ChC 4 4 29 - 33 64 0 0 63.1 52 21 17 2 15 0 63 1.06 2.42
2015 ChC 6 4 30 - 34 72 0 0 70.0 55 19 13 4 15 2 69 1.00 1.67
2016 ChC 2 3 18 - 23 45 0 0 43.2 29 12 12 6 6 0 51 0.80 2.47
Career 14 12 77 - 91 226 0 0 231.2 188 81 71 18 61 7 227 1.07 2.76

Hitting Statistics
Year Team G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB K SB CS AVG OBP SLG
2016 ChC 45 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000
Career 226 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000

Postseason

Pitching Statistics
Year Team Round W L Sv-Op G GS CG IP H R ER HR BB IBB K ERA
2015 ChC Total 0 0 2 - 2 5 0 0 5.0 5 2 2 1 1 0 4 3.60
    LDS 0 0 2 - 2 3 0 0 3.0 4 2 2 1 0 0 2 6.00
    LCS 0 0 0 - 0 2 0 0 2.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 2 0.00
Career 0 0 2 - 2 5 0 0 5.0 5 2 2 1 1 0 4 3.60


Pitching Velocity

Pitch TypePitchesMaxMinAvgPct
Fastball 401 99 93 96 64.06
Slider 213 89 81 85.6 34.03
Changeup 12 92 86 89.6 1.92

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