Carlos Rodon, Starting Pitcher, Chicago White Sox, #55
Date of Birth: 12/10/1992
Birthplace: Miami, Florida
College: North Carolina State University
Carlos Rodon, starting pitcher for the Chicago White Sox, was first drafted in 2011 by the Milwaukee Brewers but he opted to play for North Carolina State University. He had a successful college career, especially in his first year when he had a 9-0 record and a 1.57 ERA. In 2013, his second year in college baseball, he had 184 strikeouts and a 10-3 win-loss record. He finished his final season with a 2.01 ERA.
Rodon signed with the White Sox when they drafted him in 2014. He pitched 24.1 innings in 9 games in their minor league system and he had a 2.96 ERA. In 2015, he pitched in 26 games with the White Sox. He finished the season with a 9-6 record, 139 strikeouts to 71 walks, and a 3.75 ERA in 139.1 innings.
In 2016, Rodon finished the season with a 4.04 ERA in 28 games. He had 9 wins to 10 losses and 168 strikeouts to 54 walks in 165.0 innings.