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Buffaloes to hold tryouts for two Venezuelan players

by on Oct.12, 2010 @ 10:58 pm, under NPB

The Orix Buffaloes will be holding tryouts for two Venezuelan players during their Fall practice session (between the 17th and 24th).  The two players are 30-year old infielder Luis Rodriguez (Chicago White Sox) and 26-year-old pitcher Victor Garate (Washington Nationals).

Rodriguez played in 94 AAA games with the Charlotte Knights (CHW) in 2010 and batted .293 with 16 homers and 56 RBI (.364 OBP, .493 SLG, .857 OPS).  Garata split his time between AA Harrisburg and AAA Syracuse this season.

Luis Rodriguez

Lvl G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS HBP IBB SH SF GDP AVG OBP SLG OPS
MLB 363 855 90 208 36 4 8 66 94 89 5 3 3 5 20 12 29 .243 .316 .323 639
MiLB 964 3490 483 964 182 14 41 376 429 332 52 39 26 10 113 40 97 .276 .356 .372 728

Victor Garate

Lvl W L ERA G GS CG SHO GF SV IP H R ER HR BB SO WHIP
MLB 0 0 22.50 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 5 5 5 1 3 0 4.00
MiLB 24 9 3.24 194 19 0 0 78 20 361 282 143 130 26 175 463 1.27