Hector Rondon News Archive
Manager A.J. Hinch said Rondon may need to alter his pitch usage to turn around his recent slide, Hunter Atkins of the Houston Chronicle reports. "His pitch usage could be altered a little bit," Hinch said. "You've got to find out when they're sitting fastball, when they're sitting slider, read swings a little bit better."
Rondon (2-5) allowed four runs on four hits and one walk over one inning to pick up the loss Monday against the Mariners.
Rondon (hand) allowed two hits and struck out two during a scoreless inning of relief versus Boston on Friday.
Rondon spent time with trainers Tuesday to reduce the swelling in his right hand and is expected to throw Wednesday, Hunter Atkins of the Houston Chronicle reports.
Rondon (hand) will likely be unavailable until Friday against the Red Sox, Jake Kaplan of The Athletic Houston reports.
Rondon was forced to leave Monday's game against the Twins after getting struck by a comebacker, Brian McTaggart of MLB.com reports.
Rondon pitched a scoreless eighth inning Wednesday against Seattle, allowing a walk and a hit.
Rondon picked up his 14th save, pitching a clean ninth inning in Tuesday's 3-2 win over the Mariners.