Central Heights alum Grayson Rodriguez fans 9 in 1st career win
Published: May. 1, 2023 at 5:57 PM CDT
DETROIT, Mich. (KTRE) - Former Central Heights Blue Devil Grayson Rodriguez earned his first career win as a major leaguer on Saturday.
The right-handed pitcher struck out nine hitters through five innings in the 6-4 win over the Detroit Tigers.
Rodriguez gave up two hits and walked one. He threw 91 pitches.
“We just did a good job of putting down good pitches,” Rodriguez said. “We attacked them with the heater and put them away with curves and changeups.”
Rodriguez said there was a celebration after the game in honor of his first win.
“Something I’ve never experienced before,” Rodriguez said with a laugh. “I’ll just leave it at that. A lot of ketchup and mustard. I’ll be getting it out for a few days.”
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