Inaugural International Week Standout Rodriguez Named To Orioles 60-Man Player Pool

July 29, 2020

Grayson Rodriguez, who starred for the National Team at the inaugural International Week event in Sugar Land, Texas in 2017, was added to the Baltimore Orioles 60-man player pool on Wednesday.

Rodriguez, considered to be the top pitching prospect in the Orioles organization, was taken by Baltimore with the 11th overall pick in the 2018 MLB Draft, and has largely dominated in the minors since then.

In two MiLB seasons, the 20-year-old owns a 10-6 record with a 2.68 ERA, as well as a whopping 149 strikeouts in just 113 1/3 innings pitched. ┬áThe 2019 Futures Game participant first started gaining traction as a potential true “future star” at events like International Week, where he performed well against a stacked World Team roster that featured many draft picks, including fellow first-rounder Noah “Bo” Naylor.

Mike Ashmore