Rougned Odor, Second Base, Texas Rangers, #12


Date of Birth: 2/3/1994
Birthplace: Maracaibo, Venezuela
Nicknames: Stink, Stinky, Roogie

Rougned Odor, second baseman for the Texas Rangers, was signed by the Rangers in January, 2011. He played in the Rangers' minor league system from 2011 through part of 2014. In 329 games in the minors, he had 365 hits, 75 doubles, 171 RBIs, 67 stolen bases, and a .280 batting average.

Odor finished the 2014 season with 100 hits, 14 doubles, 48 RBIs, 71 strikeouts to 17 walks, and a .259 batting average in 114 games. As a second baseman, he made 275 assists, 70 double plays, 194 putouts, and 9 errors in 110 games.

Odor played in 120 games with the Rangers in 2015. He finished the season with 111 hits, 21 doubles, 16 home runs, 61 RBIs, and a .261 batting average. As a second baseman, he made 350 assists, 97 double plays, 207 putouts, and 17 errors in 119 games. He batted .278 in 18 at-bats in 5 postseason games and he had 5 hits, including a double and a home run, and 2 RBIs.

Odor batted .271 in 150 games with the Rangers in 2016. He finished the season with 164 hits, 33 doubles, 33 home runs, 14 stolen bases, and 88 RBIs. Defensively, as the Rangers' second baseman in 146 games, he made 428 assists, 129 double plays, 283 putouts, and 22 errors. In the postseason, he batted .200 with 2 hits, including a home run, and 2 RBIs in 10 at-bats in 3 games.

Odor signed a six-year, $49.5 million contract extension with the Rangers on March 30, 2017.

Career batting statistics for Odor through 2016 include:

  • 384 games played
  • 375 hits
  • 197 RBIs
  • 285 strikeouts to 59 walks
  • .265 batting average

Career fielding statistics for Odor at second base through 2016 include:

  • 375 games played
  • 1,053 assists
  • 296 double plays
  • 684 putouts
  • 48 errors
  • .973 fielding percentage

Personal Life

Odor's younger brother, who is also named Rougned, signed with the Rangers on February 19, 2015.

Sources for Information
Wikipedia - Rougned Odor
ESPN - Rougned Odor