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Reliever Izquierdo rides sinker to success

Izquierdo is part of a solid Clinton bullpen

Originally born in Cuba, Clinton reliever Ivan Izquierdo signed with the Rangers as an undrafted free agent out of St. Thomas University last season. Lone Star Dugout features the right-handed sinkerballer.

Clinton reliever Ivan Izquierdo has the distinction of being the only player in the Rangers organization to be born in Cuba. "I was originally born in Cuba," said Izquierdo. "I was born and raised in Cuba and came over to Miami when I was 16 years old. My dad left the country a couple of years before us. He was able to claim me and my mom and we were able to come over a few years after... Recommended Stories