Carlos Rodon K’s 4 in 2nd Arizona Rookie League outing


Jun 16, 2013; Omaha, NE, USA; NC State Wolfpack pitcher Carlos Rodon (16) during their College World Series game against the North Carolina Tar Heels at TD Ameritrade Park. Mandatory Credit: Dave Weaver-USA Today Sports

Carlos Rodon, the No. 3 overall pick by the Chicago White Sox in the 2014 MLB First-Year Player Draft, made his second appearance in Arizona Rookie League play on Saturday night.

In the July 26 outing Rodon pitched two innings, allowing one earned on two hits and no walks. The left-handed prospect struck out four, holding the opponent to a .250 batting average.

In two outing with the AZL White Sox team, Rodon has pitched three total innings, totaling five strikeouts and an ERA of 6.00.

In his first outing on July 22 against the Arizona Diamondbacks AZL team, he allowed on run on two hits in one inning of work. In that game he had one strikeout.

On Saturday night Rodon was the starting pitcher.

The AZL White Sox lose 8-7 to the Seattle AZL team on Saturday night.

While at NC State, in his final season, Rodon finished with an ERA of 2.01 and a record of 6-7 in 14 starts (98 innings pitched). He threw three complete games. Rodon also walked 31 batters and struck out 131 batters. Of the 39 runs he allowed, only 22 were earned in his final collegiate season.