MLB Baseball

#57
Francisco Rodríguez
ERA S K
3.24 44 52
Team: DetroitHt / Wt: 6-0 / 180 NFBC ADP: 134.20
Position: RPBorn: 1/7/1982 Birthplace: Caracas, Venezuela
Bats/Throws: R/R Draft: Undrafted by Angels (1998)


Latest News
Sep. 12 8:37 PM PT9:37 PM MT10:37 PM CT11:37 PM ET23:37 ET3:37 GMT11:37 8:37 PM MST10:37 PM EST11:07 PM VEN7:37 UAE (+1)10:37 PM CT-K-Rod moved back into a tie for the AL lead in saves with his 41st Monday in a 4-2 win over lowly Minnesota.
Analysis: He is 2-0 with a 0.77 ERA and nine saves in his last 11 appearances, allowing six hits in 11 2/3 innings.
Sep. 9 7:39 PM PT8:39 PM MT9:39 PM CT10:39 PM ET22:39 ET2:39 GMT10:39 7:39 PM MST9:39 PM EST10:09 PM VEN6:39 UAE (+1)9:39 PM CT-Rodriguez pitched a perfect ninth Friday against the Orioles for his 40th save in 44 chances. He is tied with Baltimore's Zach Britton for the AL lead in saves.
Analysis: Rodriguez has allowed one run over 10 2/3 innings in his past 10 outings.
Sep. 6 7:17 AM PT8:17 AM MT9:17 AM CT10:17 AM ET10:17 ET14:17 GMT22:17 7:17 AM MST9:17 AM EST9:47 AM VEN18:17 UAE9:17 AM CT-Rodriguez allowed a run in the 11th before securing his 39th save in Monday's win over the White Sox.
Analysis: He moved past John Franco for fourth on the saves list with 425.
Aug. 30 6:52 AM PT7:52 AM MT8:52 AM CT9:52 AM ET9:52 ET13:52 GMT21:52 6:52 AM MST8:52 AM EST9:22 AM VEN17:52 UAE8:52 AM CT-Rodriguez pitched a perfect ninth Monday for his 37th save in 40 chances.
Analysis: Rodriguez earned his 423rd save, moving one ahead of Billy Wagner for fifth on the career list. He's second in the AL this season behind Zach Britton's 38 saves.
Aug. 25 2:19 PM PT3:19 PM MT4:19 PM CT5:19 PM ET17:19 ET21:19 GMT5:19 2:19 PM MST4:19 PM EST4:49 PM VEN1:19 UAE (+1)4:19 PM CT-Rodriguez picked up his 35th save Thursday.
Analysis: Rodriguez, second in the AL in saves, is 35 for 38 in save chances this season.
Aug. 14 8:42 AM PT9:42 AM MT10:42 AM CT11:42 AM ET11:42 ET15:42 GMT23:42 8:42 AM MST10:42 AM EST11:12 AM VEN19:42 UAE10:42 AM CT-Rodriguez bounced back with a scoreless ninth inning to record the save in Saturday's win at Texas.
Analysis: The veteran closer had allowed four runs over an inning of work in taking the loss in each of his last two appearances. Rodriguez has been quite reliable overall, having converted 33 of 36 save opportunities to rank second in the AL in that category.
Aug. 10 12:59 PM PT1:59 PM MT2:59 PM CT3:59 PM ET15:59 ET19:59 GMT3:59 12:59 PM MST2:59 PM EST3:29 PM VEN23:59 UAE2:59 PM CT-Rodriguez allowed two runs in the 15th inning in Tuesday's 6-5 loss to the Mariners.
Analysis: Rodriguez converted 32 of his previous 33 save opportunities.
Aug. 5 7:40 PM PT8:40 PM MT9:40 PM CT10:40 PM ET22:40 ET2:40 GMT10:40 7:40 PM MST9:40 PM EST10:10 PM VEN6:40 UAE (+1)9:40 PM CT-Rodriguez allowed one run but picked up his 31st save in Friday's 4-3 win over the Mets.
Analysis: Rodriguez has been sharp with a 1.13 ERA while converting 12 straight saves over his last 16 appearances.
July 22 8:53 PM PT9:53 PM MT10:53 PM CT11:53 PM ET23:53 ET3:53 GMT11:53 8:53 PM MST10:53 PM EST11:23 PM VEN7:53 UAE (+1)10:53 PM CT-Rodriguez earned his 27th save with a perfect ninth in Friday's 7-5 win at Chicago.
Analysis: The save was the 413th of his career, leaving him nine shy of tying Billy Wagner for fifth on the all-time list.
June 1 10:21 PM PT11:21 PM MT12:21 AM CT1:21 AM ET1:21 ET5:21 GMT13:21 10:21 PM MST12:21 AM EST12:51 AM VEN9:21 UAE12:21 AM CT-Rodriguez says he contracted the Zika virus over the offseason in his home country of Venezuela and advises potential Olympic athletes to educate themselves on the virus before heading to Rio de Janeiro.
Analysis: Rodriguez told ESPN.com on Tuesday that he wouldn't blame athletes for skipping the Olympics, and that "if they have plans to have kids in the future, you've got to think about it." Zika is a mosquito-borne virus linked to severe birth defects and possible neurological problems in adults. Rodriguez says he was bedridden for about two weeks with head and body aches, sore joints and other symptoms.
Apr. 24 4:32 PM PT5:32 PM MT6:32 PM CT7:32 PM ET19:32 ET23:32 GMT7:32 4:32 PM MST6:32 PM EST7:02 PM VEN3:32 UAE (+1)6:32 PM CT-Detroit activated Rodriguez from the family medical emergency list.
Analysis: The reason for his absence was not disclosed.

Regular Season

Pitching Statistics
Year Team W L Sv-Op G GS CG IP H R ER HR BB IBB K WHIP ERA
2002 Ana 0 0 0 - 0 5 0 0 5.2 3 0 0 0 2 1 13 0.88 0.00
2003 Ana 8 3 2 - 6 59 0 0 86.0 50 30 29 12 35 5 95 0.99 3.03
2004 Ana 4 1 12 - 19 69 0 0 84.0 51 21 17 2 33 1 123 1.00 1.82
2005 LAA 2 5 45 - 50 66 0 0 67.1 45 20 20 7 32 3 91 1.14 2.67
2006 LAA 2 3 47 - 51 69 0 0 73.0 52 16 14 6 28 5 98 1.10 1.73
2007 LAA 5 2 40 - 46 64 0 0 67.1 50 22 21 3 34 0 90 1.25 2.81
2008 LAA 2 3 62 - 69 76 0 0 68.1 54 21 17 4 34 4 77 1.29 2.24
2009 NYM 3 6 35 - 42 70 0 0 68.0 51 34 28 7 38 6 73 1.31 3.71
2010 NYM 4 2 25 - 30 53 0 0 57.1 45 14 14 3 21 4 67 1.15 2.20
2011 NYM 2 2 23 - 26 42 0 0 42.2 44 15 15 3 16 4 46 1.41 3.16
2011 Mil 4 0 0 - 3 31 0 0 29.0 23 7 6 1 10 0 33 1.14 1.86
2011 Tot 6 2 23 - 29 73 0 0 71.2 67 22 21 4 26 4 79 1.30 2.64
2012 Mil 2 7 3 - 10 78 0 0 72.0 65 37 35 8 31 1 72 1.33 4.38
2013 Mil 1 1 10 - 10 25 0 0 24.2 17 3 3 2 9 3 26 1.05 1.09
2013 Bal 2 1 0 - 0 23 0 0 22.0 25 11 11 5 5 1 28 1.36 4.50
2013 Tot 3 2 10 - 10 48 0 0 46.2 42 14 14 7 14 4 54 1.20 2.70
2014 Mil 5 5 44 - 49 69 0 0 68.0 49 23 23 14 18 1 73 0.99 3.04
2015 Mil 1 3 38 - 40 60 0 0 57.0 38 15 14 6 11 1 62 0.86 2.21
2016 Det 3 4 44 - 49 61 0 0 58.1 45 24 21 6 21 1 52 1.13 3.24
Career 50 48 430 - 500 920 0 0 950.2 707 313 288 89 378 41 1119 1.14 2.73

Hitting Statistics
Year Team G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB K SB CS AVG OBP SLG
2011 NYM 42 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000
2011 Mil 31 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000 1.000 1.000
2011 Tot 73 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .500 .500 .500
Career 920 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .500 .500 .500

Postseason

Pitching Statistics
Year Team Round W L Sv-Op G GS CG IP H R ER HR BB IBB K ERA
2002 Ana Total 5 1 0 - 2 11 0 0 18.2 10 5 4 2 5 0 28 1.93
    LDS 2 0 0 - 1 3 0 0 5.2 2 2 2 1 2 0 8 3.18
    LCS 2 0 0 - 1 4 0 0 4.1 2 0 0 0 2 0 7 0.00
    WS 1 1 0 - 0 4 0 0 8.2 6 3 2 1 1 0 13 2.08
2004 Ana Total 0 2 0 - 0 2 0 0 4.2 4 2 2 0 3 1 5 3.86
    LDS 0 2 0 - 0 2 0 0 4.2 4 2 2 0 3 1 5 3.86
2005 LAA Total 0 0 3 - 3 5 0 0 5.2 7 3 1 1 3 0 5 1.59
    LDS 0 0 2 - 2 3 0 0 3.1 5 1 1 1 0 0 2 2.70
    LCS 0 0 1 - 1 2 0 0 2.1 2 2 0 0 3 0 3 0.00
2007 LAA Total 0 0 0 - 0 1 0 0 0.1 1 2 2 1 1 1 1 54.00
    LDS 0 0 0 - 0 1 0 0 0.1 1 2 2 1 1 1 1 54.00
2008 LAA Total 0 1 0 - 0 2 0 0 2.1 5 2 2 1 2 0 2 7.71
    LDS 0 1 0 - 0 2 0 0 2.1 5 2 2 1 2 0 2 7.71
2011 Mil Total 0 0 0 - 0 5 0 0 5.0 5 1 1 0 4 0 8 1.80
    LDS 0 0 0 - 0 2 0 0 2.0 2 0 0 0 3 0 4 0.00
    LCS 0 0 0 - 0 3 0 0 3.0 3 1 1 0 1 0 4 3.00
Career 5 4 3 - 5 26 0 0 36.2 32 15 12 5 18 2 49 2.95


Pitching Velocity

Pitch TypePitchesMaxMinAvgPct
Fastball 431 91 87 89.3 46.65
Curveball 102 79 74 76 11.04
Changeup 391 87 77 83.5 42.32

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