Double-A Bowie announced Thursday they activated
Rodriguez will also throw live batting practice Saturday.
The Mets attempted to get the
Rodriguez, the team's No. 3 prospect according to Baseball America, reached Double-A Bowie last season, after blowing through Class A Frederick. He will likely return to Bowie to open the season, after posing a 4.22 ERA in 59 2/3 innings last season at the level.
Rodriguez, a Venezuelan, was the youngest player in spring training for the Orioles this season. He entered the year ranked No. 4, according to MLB.com, among prospects in the organization.
Rodriguez has gone 6-3 with a 2.99 ERA over his first 13 starts for Class A Frederick. He has 63 strikeouts over 78 1/3 innings with 23 walks.
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