The Braves have signed pitcher Francisco Rondon to a minor-league contract. The 26-year-old Rondon posted a 3.55 ERA over two levels in 2014 with the Yankees. While Rondon was used as a starter early in his career, he's mostly transitioned to a reliever over the past couple seasons.
The Yankees announced a pair of roster moves Sunday. Pitcher Jose Ramirez was optioned to Triple-A, while pitcher Francisco Rondon was assigned to minor-league camp.
Yankees pitcher Francisco Rondon will be shut down for a couple of weeks, according to the Newark Star-Ledger. Rondon is dealing with tightness in his pitching shoulder. The team doesn't want to take any chances, and will not allow him to pitch for a couple weeks. Rondon has yet to make his major-league debut.
Yankees pitcher Francisco Rondon is dealing with arm soreness, MLB.com reports. Rondon went 4-3 with a 3.92 ERA and 85:54 K:BB ratio in 82 2/3 innings between Double-A Trenton and Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre last season.
Yankees pitcher Francisco Rondon, who was designated for assignment Friday, has been outrighted to Double-A Trenton Monday. He has a 7.46 ERA in 12 appearances at Double-A.
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