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Tigers Prospect Profile #2: Bruce Rondon

Bruce Rondon entered spring camp the odds-on favorite to not just make the big league club, but nail down the role as being the Tigers' closer. Instead, he's headed back to Toledo. Where did things go wrong, and what does Rondon need to do to earn that spot in Detroit?

Bruce Rondon Position: Right-handed Pitcher Height: 6-2 Weight: 275 Born: 12/9/1990 Bats: Right Throws: Right Acquired: Amateur Free Agent, 2007 Ranking History: #42 (2009), #35 (2010), #33 (2011) Background The Tigers signed Rondon for a modest bonus in 2007 and slotted him into the VSL rotation in 2008. In 13 starts that year, Rondon posted a 3.58 ERA with 34 strikeouts and 20 walks in 58-1/...

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