Free agent southpaw Rey Rodriguez signed with the Schaumburg Boomers on May 2, 2014 out of Robert Morris University in Chicago.
Rodriguez, 24, comes to Schaumburg after two unbelievable seasons at Robert Morris University. In 2012, Rodriguez was named a First-Team NAIA All-American, and in both 2012 and 2013, the lefty was named the Chicagoland Collegiate Athletic Conference (CCAC) Pitcher of the Year and was selected First Team All-Conference after posting otherworldly numbers on the mound.
For his career at RMU, the Venezuela native owns a sparkling 1.19 ERA over 23 appearances including 19 starts and an astounding 11 complete games with a staggering seven shutouts! With a scintillating 17-2 record, Rodriguez struck out 156 batters over 135.2 innings allowing just 18 earned runs and only 75 hits. Rodriguez also threw a no-hitter against Lindenwood-Belleville (Ill.) on March 22, 2013, recording seven strikeouts and two walks in the process.