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Francisco Rodriguez | Relief Pitcher

Team: Los Angeles Angels
Age / DOB:  (31) / 2/26/1983
Ht / Wt:  6'1' / 220
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
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Angels released RHP Francisco Rodriguez.
Rodriguez, who made 53 relief appearances with the Angels from 2010-2011, had an ugly 6.35 ERA and 28/31 K/BB ratio over 51 innings with Triple-A Salt Lake this season. The 29-year-old right-hander will attempt to latch on elsewhere. Wed, Aug 8, 2012 09:12:00 AM

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Angels reassigned RHP Francisco Rodriguez to minor league camp.

Rodriguez had a 3.12 ERA and 4/4 K/BB ratio over 8 2/3 innings this spring. He made 10 appearances with the big club last season and will continue to serve as relief depth in the minors.
Thu, Mar 29, 2012 12:31:00 PM

Francisco Rodriguez took the loss on Monday, surrendering three earned runs over 1 2/3 innings.

Rodriguez had looked sharp in his three other spring outings, tossing five scoreless innings and posting a 4/2 K/BB ratio. But he just didn't have it against Colorado, which pummeled him with four hits for the come-from-behind victory.
Tue, Mar 20, 2012 05:25:00 AM

Angels re-signed RHP Francisco Rodriguez to a minor league contract.

Rodriguez can earn a $481,000 salary if he makes the big league roster this spring. The 28-year-old had a 4.61 ERA in 10 relief appearances for the Angels last season.
Source: MLBlogs.com
Mon, Jan 30, 2012 03:13:00 PM

Angels sent RHP Francisco Rodriguez outright to Triple-A Salt Lake.

Rodriguez missed the majority of the 2011 season due to shoulder woes. He didn't undergo surgery, but the current status of his health is unclear. The 28-year-old could choose free agency.
Fri, Nov 18, 2011 10:54:00 AM

Angels transferred RHP Francisco Rodriguez from the 15-day disabled list to the 60-day disabled list.

He was cleared to make room for Wednesday's starter Garrett Richards on the 40-man roster. Rodriguez hasn't pitched since May 6 due to a shoulder injury.
Wed, Aug 10, 2011 11:51:00 AM

Angels placed RHP Francisco Rodriguez on the 15-day disabled list with a sore right shoulder.

Rodriguez has posted a 4.61 ERA and 1.32 WHIP in 13 2/3 innings for the Halos this season. He should be back in the big leagues in a little over two weeks.
Wed, May 11, 2011 06:35:00 PM

Angels recalled RHP Francisco Rodriguez from Triple-A Salt Lake.

The "other" Francisco Rodriguez failed to will a bullpen spot after a terrible spring, but it didn't take him long to rejoin the big club. He'll be used in the middle innings.
Sun, Apr 10, 2011 02:11:00 PM

Angels optioned RHP Francisco Rodriguez to Triple-A Salt Lake.

Rodriguez opened camp talking about winning the closer role, but couldn't even secure a roster spot after posting a lousy 8.00 ERA over eight appearances this spring. The 28-year-old right-hander had a 4.37 ERA and 36/26 K/BB ratio over 47 1/3 innings at the major league level last season.
Wed, Mar 30, 2011 09:48:00 AM

Francisco Rodriguez saw his spring ERA balloon to 9.00 on Monday, as he allowed two hits, two walks and three runs in one inning of work against the Cubs in a game that was eventually postponed.

Including his unofficial stats from today, the "other" Francisco Rodriguez has now allowed at least one run in four of his seven spring outings, while getting tagged for three in two of them. He said earlier this spring he wanted to be in the mix for saves in Los Angeles this season, but at the rate things are going, he might not even be in the mix for the roster.
Mon, Mar 21, 2011 05:17:00 PM

Francisco Rodriguez said Tuesday that he wants a chance to win the closer's job.

No, not that K-Rod. We're talking about the one who had a 4.37 ERA and 36/26 K/BB ratio over 47 1/3 innings with the club last season. "I heard the closer spot is not decided," said Rodriguez. "I raise my hand and volunteer. I don't want to challenge any guys here, but I can do the job." Rodriguez, who turns 27 later this week, did close some games with his Mexican Winter League team, but there's not much upside here. While Fernando Rodney is the team's closer on paper, Kevin Jepsen and Scott Downs are better bets than Rodriguez to challenge for the job.
Tue, Feb 22, 2011 05:01:00 PM

Francisco Rodriguez gave up 3 runs in 2/3 of an inning and drew the loss against the Orioles.

So much for becoming the new K-Rod. His meltdown, which included a balk, cost Trevor Bell a shot at his second major league win. Rodriguez should be avoided in all fantasy formats.
Wed, Aug 4, 2010 10:45:00 AM

Angels recalled RHP Francisco Rodriguez from Triple-A Salt Lake.

Rodriguez threw one scoreless inning during a one-week stay with the Angels last month. The 27-year-old right-hander has a 3.63 ERA and 1.12 WHIP in 13 relief appearances with the Bees this season.
Tue, May 25, 2010 08:13:00 PM

Angels optioned RHP Francisco Rodriguez to Triple-A Salt Lake.

He was cleared in order make room for Brian Fuentes. Rodriguez, 26, tossed only a scoreless inning of relief against the Yankees last Thursday.
Wed, Apr 21, 2010 02:43:00 PM

Angels recalled RHP Francisco Rodriguez from Triple-A Salt Lake.

He'll take the place on the roster of injured closer Brian Fuentes. Rodriguez, 26, had a 3.96 ERA and 60/40 K/BB ratio in 77 1/3 inning last year at the Triple-A level. He will pitch in middle relief.
Wed, Apr 14, 2010 03:09:00 PM

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