Francisco Rodriguez

RP / Detroit Tigers / EXP: 14YRS Height: 6-0 Weight: 195 lb Age: 34 College: None Bats/Throws R/R

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      Tigers' Francisco Rodriguez: Traded to Tigers

      Rodriguez was traded from the Brewers to the Tigers on Wednesday, Jon Heyman of CBS Sports reports. Even at 33-years-old, Rodriguez had another All-Star season, posting a 2.21 ERA and a 0.86 WHIP in 57.0 innings. He held a 62:11 K:BB ratio and notched 38 saves. The Tigers have been in the market for a strong option to shore up the back-end of their bullpen and Rodriguez seems to fit the bill. It's unknown who is being sent back to Milwaukee in this deal.

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      Brewers RP Francisco Rodriguez slams the door for 36th save

      Brewers closer Francisco Rodriguez allowed a hit and struck out two batters en route to his 36th save in a 4-3 win over the Cardinals on Friday. The veteran has had quite the season for the Brewers, as he is 36-for-38 in save opportunities this year. He also holds an elite 2.30 ERA and 0.88 WHIP while striking out 59 batters in 54 2/3 innings. The closer has completely altered his arsenal by throwing less fastballs and more breaking balls and it's doing wonders for the 33-year-old.

    • by Jason Lempert | Staff Writer

      Brewers RP Francisco Rodriguez blows save, gets win Thursday

      Brewers closer Francisco Rodriguez suffered his second blown save of the season, but earned his first win of the year in the 6-4 victory over the Pirates on Thursday. K-Rod entered the game in the after the Brewers gained a 4-3 lead in the 12th. But he served up a lead-off home run to Gregory Polanco to tie the game back up. Fortunately for him, the Brewers were able to re-take the lead in the next inning, and this time they were able to hang on for the win. Rodriguez is now 34-for-36 in save chances this year.

    • by Jason Lempert | Staff Writer

      Brewers' Francisco Rodriguez getting back on track with 34th save

      Brewers closer Francisco Rodriguez continued his fine 2015 campaign with a scoreless ninth inning on Saturday. Rodriguez allowed two hits but was able to successfully close out the 8-6 win over the Reds in Game 1 of the doubleheader. He claimed his 34th save of the season.

    • by Marty Gitlin |

      Brewers closer Francisco Rodriguez shuts down Pirates

      Brewers closer Francisco Rodriguez didn't exactly heighten the tension in his performance against visiting Pittsburgh on Thursday. That's just the way he wanted it. Rodriguez needed a mere eight pitches to dispose of the Pirates in the ninth inning after arriving with a 5-3 lead. He induced three groundouts to record his 33rd save in 34 opportunities.

    • by Sean d'Oliveira |

      Brewers RP Francisco Rodriguez earns 32nd save of the season Tuesday

      Brewers pitcher Francisco Rodriguez only needed one out to record his 32nd save of the season during Tuesday's 7-4 win over the Pirates. He has now converted 32 of his 33 save chances this season.

    • by Marty Gitlin |

      Brewers closer Francisco Rodriguez blows first save in poor effort

      Brewers closer Francisco Rodriguez has been a beacon of light in what has been a dark year for his team's pitching staff. But he descended to the level of his peers Saturday night against Cincinnati. Rodriguez entered in the ninth with a 9-8 lead. He exited with a 12-9 deficit, courtesy of a two-run homer by Joey Votto, run-scoring passed ball and RBI single by Tucker Barnhart. His first blown save of the season sent his ERA soaring from 2.01 to 2.58 and lowered his record to 0-3.

    • by Jason Lempert | Staff Writer

      Brewers' Francisco Rodriguez becomes active leader in saves

      Brewers closer Francisco Rodriguez slammed the door for this 30th save of the season in the 8-7 win over the Marlins on Thursday. It wasn't a perfect outing, as the right-hander did allow a solo home run to Marcell Ozuna with two outs in the ninth. But he came back to strike out former Brewer Casey McGehee to end the game. K-Rod is now 30-for-30 this season, and has converted 35 straight save chances dating back to last season. He now has 378 saves for his career, which passes Joe Nathan for most among active pitchers and seventh all-time.

    • by Shawn Krest |

      Brewers' Francisco Rodriguez escapes bases-loaded jam

      Brewers closer Francisco Rodriguez got a one-out save for his 29th save of the season, Sunday against Philadelphia. Rodriguez is perfect in save attempts this season. He entered with two outs in the ninth and the bases loaded and induced a ground ball.

    • by Ruben Palacios | Staff Writer

      Brewers' Francisco Rodriguez strikes out two en route to save

      Brewers closer Francisco Rodriguez notched his 28th save of the season on Saturday against the Phillies. Rodriguez struck out two batters in an effortless ninth inning. He has a 1.91 ERA in 42 1/3 innings of relief this year.

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