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Rodon on joining Yankees: 'Winning is my priority'

Rodón joins the Yankees: ; Win in my List Top

Aaron Judge Named the first in Yankee history Captain, Carlos Rodon has his turn in the spotlight in the Bronx as the team is signing a deal worth $947 formally introduced a new All-Star southpaw on Thursday after a six-year deal with million, according to sources.

“I’ve always loved being at Yankee Stadium Pitching … it’s special to wear these pinstripes,” Rodon said. “This organization has many legends, and there is a lot of history here.”

Rodón is widely considered the top remaining starting pitcher in free agency, Jacob deGrom has moved to the Rangers, and Justin Verlander is now with the Mets. He’s projected to trail ace Gerrit Cole as the No. 2 starter in a rotation that also includes Nestor Cortes, Luis Severino and Frankie Montas, while Domingo Germán and Clarke Schmidt are now pushed back as depth options.

“The best starting rotation a game can offer is when you With a deep, talented staff, yesterday’s starter would pass the ball to his teammates every day, pass the competitive spirit on to his teammates, and say, ‘The most important thing is now,’ 27;” said General Manager Brian Cashman. “If you can get a group of talented pitchers with that ability and temperament, there’s an opportunity for something magical to happen.”

According to FanGraphs, Rodón ranks among major league pitchers at 2021, Second, behind only Philadelphia ;s Aaron Nola (6.3). Rodón wields an electric fastball slider combo to set a Giants franchise record double-digit strikeouts, seven of which came in the second half. Opposing hitter hits only. 162 against Rodón, fourth in the NL.

Eight seasons with White Sox and Giants In, Rodón is 56-46 exceeded 147 appearances (147 begins with 947 In Strikes out 1/3 of the inning. He pitched the 4th no-hitter in White Sox history against Cleveland 16, 2021, a near-perfect game after he hit Roberto Perez with a slider out in the ninth.

“My brief [playoff season] with the Chicago White Sox ] experience — don’t get me wrong, the White Sox organization is a great organization, but it took a while to bring a successful product to the field,” Rodon said. Wanted more. As a player, winning has always been my priority. We all know that’s the Yankees way.”



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