In no particular order, here is a stupid list:
- Edinson Volquez wears uniform number 37.
- He wore numbers 40, 38, and 31 with the Rangers, and number 36 with the Reds.
- His hero is Pedro Martinez, who wore number 37 with the Expos in 1994 and 1995.
- Volquez was once traded, with Danny Herrera, for Josh Hamilton.
- According to Baseball-Reference, his most similar pitcher is Roger Pavlik.
- Volquez led the National League with 105 walks in 2012.
- He led the NL with 14 HBP in 2008.
- The first batter Volquez hit in the big leagues was the fifth man he faced, Aaron Rowand.
- The next batter, Jermaine Dye, hit the first homer Volquez allowed. Read More…