Full name RYAN LEE ROHLINGER...Married, Christie...One daughter, Harper...Graduated from West Bend (WI) East High School in 2002 and attended Clarendon (TX) College and the University of Oklahoma from 2003-06...Pronounced ROLL-ing-er.
Spent the 2013 season with the AAA Columbus Clippers where he hit .266 (85-319) with 17 doubles, 5 home runs and 25 RBI in 92 games (36BB, 69K, .353OB%)...He appeared in 57 games at third base, 26 games at shortstop and 9 games at second base for the Clippers, his second season in the Indians organization...Hit .323 (21-65) in 19 May games (12RS) and .318 (27-85) in 25 July games (12RS).
2012 Signed by Cleveland organization prior to camp and spent most of season at AA Akron.
Began season in AAA Fresno…Recalled on 4/30 in place of Pablo Sandoval (broken hamate bone) and appeared in only 1 game for Giants, striking out in his only at-bat during May 3 contest at New York-NL (his last MLB game)...Was optioned to Fresno on 5/10...Designated for assignment 5/26 and was claimed off waivers by Colorado on 6/2 then optioned to triple-A Colorado Springs for the rest of the season.
Was recalled to Major League club on 2 separate occasions...made 1 start at SS and batted .200 (3-for-15) with 2 BBs in 12 games ... Had great season at triple-A Fresno, batting .311 (88-for-283) with 23 2Bs, 8 HRs and 48 RBI in 77 games ... Hit .361 (26-for-72) against left-handers and .294 (62-for-211) against righties ... Was recalled from triple-A July 25th, taking roster spot of Eugenio Velez...marked 2nd time that Rohlinger had been recalled from Fresno (also May 7) ... Had 4-hit night for Fresno on Aug. 11, which also included walk...his 1st inning single snapped an 0-for-22
Had strong showing at triple-A level that culminated with big league call-up Aug.
25...however, saw limited playing time with Giants, appearing in just 12 games and batting .158
(3-for-19) with 2B and 4 RBI...made 4 starts (2 at 3rd base, 1 at shortstop and 1 at 2nd base)...
had pinch-hit bases-loaded single Aug. 30 vs. Colorado to extend Giants' lead to 8-5 in their 9-5
victory...prior to joining Giants spent 1st full season at triple-A level and was one of Grizzlies'
top performers, batting .281 (133-for-474) with team-record 37 2Bs in 126 games...led team with
55 extra base hits and ranked 2nd on club with 78 RBI, and tied for 2nd with 16 home runs...
set new Grizzlies franchise record for most 2Bs in season with 37 on Aug. 24, surpassing Dave
Doster's previous mark of 36 in 2004 campaign...his 37 2-baggers ranked as 4th-most in Pacific
Coast League, behind Las Vegas' Randy Ruiz (43) and Jason Lane (41), and Colorado Springs' Matt
Miller (39)...played most of his games at 3rd base, appearing in 109 contests at that position,
while also logging time at shortstop (11 games) and 2nd (5 games)...turned 5-4-3 triple-play April
26 vs. Reno...after 1st two Reno batters reached via singles, Ruben Gotay hit groundball right to
Rohlinger, who stepped on 3rd for 1st out, then fired it over to 2nd baseman Matt Downs, who
threw to Jesus Guzman at 1st to complete rare play...hit grand slam Aug. 2 at Tacoma, tying game
at 4-4 in 3rd inning of Fresno's eventual 7-4 victory...had 3 of Grizzlies' 8 walk-off hits...his 1st
came May 7 vs. Las Vegas, hitting bases-loaded run-scoring single in 9th inning giving Fresno 6-5
win...had 2-run bases-loaded 2B in 9th inning July 9 vs. Sacramento to cap 7-6 walk-off victory...
was drilled by former Giant Scott Munter with bases loaded July 29 vs. Colorado Springs, forcing
in games only run in 10th inning of 1-0 walk-off win.
Started season at single-A San Jose, but was in Giants uniform in mid-Aug., in
what was his 1st big league appearance...made jump to Majors after having never played above
double-A ball...had contract purchased from double-A Connecticut Aug. 13 and made ML debut
that same day at Houston (start at 3B), going 1-for-4 with 2B and RBI...1st big league hit came
off LHP Randy Wolf...prior to joining big league club, split minor league portion of year between
single-A San Jose and double-A Connecticut, combining to hit .289 (126-for-436) with 72 runs,
28 2Bs, 13 HRs and 65 RBI in 117 contests...following season played for Scottsdale Scorpions
in Arizona Fall League, batting .238 (15-for-63) with 2 HRs and 7 RBI.
(119-for-506) with professional-high 18 HRs and 78 RBI in 135 games for single-A Augusta...led
GreenJackets in runs (86), HRs and walks (62)...had pair of multiple HR games.
.252 (59-for-234) with 3 HRs and 28 RBI in 65 games in his 1st professional year with short-season
Salem-Keizer...ranked 3rd in Northwest League in strikeouts per plate appearance with 1 every