In Major League Baseball, Rougned Odor, also known as “Rougie,” is a Venezuelan professional baseball second baseman who currently plays for the New York Yankees (MLB). From 2014 to 2020, he was a member of the Texas Rangers minor league baseball team. Trade with the New York Yankees occurred in 2021, and Odor is best renowned for his zeal and hard effort in pursuit of his goals.
Rougned Odor was born on February 3, 1994, in the Venezuelan capital of Maracaibo. Rougned is a combination of his grandfather’s name, Douglas, and his grandmother’s name, Nedia; in keeping with the family tradition of giving boys names that begin with the letter “R,” the “D” in Douglas was changed to an “R,” resulting in Rougned. His middle name is a combination of his grandfather’s name, Douglas, and his grandmother’s name, Nedia; in keeping with the family tradition of giving boys names that begin with the letter “R,” the “D” in
He was raised by his father, who was also named Rougned, and his younger brother, Rougned José Odor, who signed with the Texas Rangers organization on February 19, 2015. His uncle, Rouglas, played in Minor League Baseball for the Cleveland and Milwaukee Brewers organizations for eight seasons before becoming a manager with the Akron Rubies. All three were members of the Aguilas de Zulia of the Venezuelan Professional Baseball League, with Eduardo Zambrano also having a brief stint in Major League Baseball with the Chicago Cubs. Odor began playing baseball when he was two years old.
Rougned Odor Career
Odor’s professional career started when he signed with the Texas Rangers as an international free agent in 2011. The Rangers rushed him to the Spokane Indians of the Northwest League. He was the Northwest League’s youngest player, batting.262. In 99 games with the Myrtle Beach Pelicans of the Class A-Advanced Carolina League, Odor batted.303. Odor joined the Frisco RoughRiders of the Texas League in August 2013. Due to Odor’s rise, the Rangers were able to deal Leury Garcia to the White Sox for Alex Rios. He finished the season with a .305 batting average with 41 doubles, six triples, 11 home runs, and 78 runs batted in in 130 games for Myrtle Beach and Frisco.
The Rangers invited Odor to spring training in 2014. He started with Frisco. Odor was called up to the big leagues on May 8, 2014. Odor’s first major league hit came against Boston Red Sox pitcher Clay Buchholz on May 9. Odor hit his first major league home run against Brad Peacock on May 12. On August 27, against the Seattle Mariners, he hit his first grand slam. Even though the Rangers finished 67-95, the third-worst record in baseball that year, Odor helped the Rangers’ second base situation. Odor was told he didn’t make the Rangers’ Opening Day roster on March 29, 2021. On April 1, the Rangers announced their Opening Day roster.
With 190K followers and 1,947 followings on Instagram, Rougned has posted a total of 328 times. He also has a Twitter account, which he uses to communicate with his followers. He has also been active on Twitter since August 2010, where he currently has 33.9K followers and 187 followings.
Rougned Odor Biography
|Real Name||Rougned Roberto Odor|
|Birth Date||3 February 1994|
|Age (as of 2021)||27 Years|
|Birth Place||Maracaibo, Venezuela|
|Height||in feet inches – 5’ 11” – in Centimeters – 180 cm|
|Weight||in Kilograms – 90 kg – in Pounds – 200 lbs|
|Shoe Size||10 (U.S.)|
|Father||Rougned José Odor|
|Brother||Rougned Jose Odor|
Rougned Odor is a married man who currently living a happy life with his wife Liusca Criollo. The couple is blessed with a baby boy in 2018. Despite being a married man, he is also focused on his professional career and forthcoming competitions. He devotes most of his time to improving his athletic abilities and tries to be the best he can be. He is also learning new tactics for dealing with challenges and situations that may emerge throughout the course of a game or competition, which he will apply later on.
Rougned Odor Net Worth
Rougned Odor has a total net worth of 50 million dollars, which is entirely derived from his dedication to the game of baseball. He has a focused mind and an enthusiastic attitude towards his game, which is commendable.
- The Texas Rangers traded Rougned Odor to the New York Yankees on April 6, 2021, in exchange for Josh Stowers and Antonio Cabello.
- As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic-induced season shortening, Rougned Odor only appeared in 38 games in the calendar year 2020.
- Rougned Odor was named the Rangers’ Minor League Player of the Year by the organization.
- It was announced on March 25 that Rougned Odor had signed a six-year contract extension worth $49.5 million. The transaction was completed on March 30th.