Pudge Rodriguez Threw Out Tonight's First Pitch From Home Plate To…

As expected, Ivan Rodriguez retired from baseball today after 21 seasons, and did so as a Texas Ranger—accepting a plaque from Nolan Ryan and then doing the honors of throwing out the first pitch before tonight's game against the New York Yankees. » 4/23/12 7:24pm 4/23/12 7:24pm

Rangers Welcome Ivan Rodriguez Back Into Their Pudgy Arms

Houston puts the Rangers' old catcher on a bus to Arlington, receive two prospects in return, and Texas fans get a daily reminder that old age will someday leave them a broken shell of their former selves. [Dallas Morning News] » 8/18/09 4:54pm 8/18/09 4:54pm