Dereck Rodriguez, Son Of Hall of Famer Pudge, Hits The Big Leagues
The son of hall of fame catcher Ivan “Pudge” Rodriguez, Dereck Rodriguez, made his big league debut for the Giants on tuesday.
The 26-year-old is a pitcher converted from outfielder.
He got his call-up Monday afternoon and pressed into service when Jeff Samardzija left the game with shoulder stiffness.
Rodriguez’s final line was four runs (one earned) and five hits over 3 and a third innings.
Ivan Rodriguez who was out of the country during his son’s debut, congratulated Derrick over twitter.