21 Facts About Rougned Odor


Rougned Odor previously played in MLB for the Texas Rangers and New York Yankees.

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Rougned Odor played for Texas's minor league affiliates from 2011 until he was called up to the MLB team in 2014.

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Rougned Odor was born in Maracaibo, Venezuela, on February 3,1994.

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Rougned Odor's father, named Rougned, played college baseball for the University of New Orleans.

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Rougned Odor has a sister and a younger brother, Rougned Jose Odor, who signed with the Texas Rangers organization on February 19,2015.

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Rougned Odor's uncle, Rouglas, played for eight seasons in Minor League Baseball for the Cleveland and Milwaukee Brewers organizations, and is a manager with the Akron RubberDucks.

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Rougned Odor spent time around horses, and he enjoys toros coleados, a sport involving horses.

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Rougned Odor played in the 2009 World Youth Baseball Championship.

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Rougned Odor was named to the tournament's all-star team as a second baseman.

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Rougned Odor signed with the Texas Rangers as an international free agent in 2011, receiving a $425,000 signing bonus.

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Rougned Odor was suspended for four games after starting a brawl during a game with the Vancouver Canadians.

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Rougned Odor was the youngest player in the American League, was 8th in the league in triples, and was 10th in caught stealing.

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Rougned Odor began 2015 as the Rangers' starting second baseman, but he struggled mightily, hitting.

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On May 15,2016, Rougned Odor started an on-field brawl by punching Jose Bautista in the face during the eighth inning of a game against the Toronto Blue Jays after Bautista slid into Rougned Odor at second base during a double play.

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Rougned Odor first pushed and then swung at Bautista, hitting him squarely in the face.

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Rougned Odor received an eight-game suspension from MLB two days later for his actions that resulted in the brawl.

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On October 9, Rougned Odor was charged with a throwing error which allowed the Toronto Blue Jays to score the winning run in the 10th inning of Game 3 of the ALDS, thus eliminating the Rangers despite holding the best record in the AL in 2016.

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Rougned Odor stole 12 bases, but led the American League in caught stealing, with 12.

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Rougned Odor only played in 38 games on the year because of the shortened season due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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On March 29,2021, Rougned Odor was informed that he had not made the Rangers' Opening Day roster.

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Rougned Odor signed a one-year contract with the Baltimore Orioles on November 30,2021.

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