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Fernando Rodney

38-Year-Old Pitcher – Seattle Mariners

2014 Stats

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1-6

ERA

2.85

WHIP

1.34

K

76

SV

48

2015 RotoWire Projections

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Rodney led baseball in saves last year with a franchise-record 48 in his first season in Seattle – and ranked 16th in ERA and 26th in WHIP among closers (min. 20 save chances). Despite putting a runne...

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LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: YES   BATS:    THROWS: R   HT: 5' 11"   WT: 220   DOB: 3/18/1977   BORN: Samana, DR   COLLEGE: None   DRAFTED: No   Show ContractHide Contract

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Fernando Rodney Contract Information:

Agreed to a two-year, $14 million contract with the Mariners in February of 2014.

September 26, 2014  –  Fernando Rodney News

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Rodney recorded his 48th save of the season on Friday against the Angels, as he gave up one run on two hits in one inning pitched.

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Fernando Rodney Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm G GS SH IP H ER HR K BB W L SV BS HLD ERA WHIP
2005 28 MAJ DET 39 0 0 44.0 39 14 5 42 17 2 3 9 2.86 1.27
2006 29 MAJ DET 63 0 0 71.7 51 28 6 65 34 7 4 7 3.52 1.19
2007 30 AAA TOL 4 0 0 3.0 4 0 0 4 2 0 0 0 0.00 2.00
2007 30 MAJ DET 48 0 0 50.7 46 24 5 54 21 2 6 1 4.26 1.32
2008 31 AAA TOL 4 0 0 5.3 3 4 1 8 5 1 0 0 6.75 1.50
2008 31 MAJ DET 38 0 0 40.3 34 22 3 49 30 0 6 13 4.91 1.59
2009 32 MAJ DET 73 0 0 75.7 70 37 8 61 41 2 5 37 4.40 1.47
2010 33 MAJ LAA 72 0 0 68.0 70 32 4 53 35 4 3 14 7 21 4.24 1.54
2011 34 A+ INL 2 1 0 2.0 2 2 0 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 9.00 1.50
2011 34 MAJ LAA 39 0 0 32.0 26 16 1 26 28 3 5 3 4 10 4.50 1.69
2012 35 MAJ TB 76 0 0 74.7 43 5 2 76 15 2 2 48 2 0 0.60 0.78
2013 36 MAJ TB 68 0 0 66.7 53 25 3 82 36 5 4 37 8 0 3.38 1.34
2014 37 MAJ SEA 69 0 0 66.3 61 21 3 76 28 1 6 48 3 0 2.85 1.34
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3-Year Averages     71 0 0 69.2 52 17 2 78 26 2 4 44 4 0 2.21 1.13
Career  (View All)     632 0 0 637.7 553 256 44 627 312 30 50 220 3.61 1.36

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Fernando Rodney Game Log    (View Full Game Log)
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DATE OPP IP H R ER HR BB K HBP WP CG W-L SV BS HLD ERA WHIP
Sep. 27 LAA 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 2.85 1.34
Sep. 26 LAA 1.0 2 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 - 1 0 0 2.89 1.35
Sep. 25 @Tor 1.0 1 1 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 - 1 0 0 2.80 1.34
Sep. 18 @LAA 1.0 1 1 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 - 1 0 0 2.70 1.34
Sep. 13 Oak 1.0 0 1 1 0 4 1 0 0 0 L 0 0 0 2.60 1.35
Sep. 12 Oak 1.0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 - 1 0 0 2.49 1.30
Sep. 8 Hou 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 - 1 0 0 2.54 1.29
Sep. 6 @Tex 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 - 1 0 0 2.58 1.28
Sep. 5 @Tex 1.0 2 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 - 1 0 0 2.62 1.30
Sep. 3 @Oak 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 - 1 0 0 2.51 1.29
Sep. 2 @Oak 1.0 3 2 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 - 1 0 0 2.56 1.31
Aug. 31 Was 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 - 1 0 0 2.28 1.28
Aug. 29 Was 1.0 2 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 2.32 1.29
Aug. 24 @Bos 1.0 1 0 0 0 2 3 0 0 0 - 1 0 0 2.19 1.26
Aug. 22 @Bos 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 - 1 0 0 2.24 1.22
Aug. 19 @Phi 0.3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 - 1 0 0 2.28 1.23
Aug. 18 @Phi 0.3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 2.29 1.24
Aug. 13 Tor 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 - 1 0 0 2.31 1.24
Aug. 12 Tor 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 - 1 0 0 2.36 1.25
Aug. 10 CWS 1.0 3 1 1 0 0 3 1 0 0 - 1 0 0 2.40 1.25
Aug. 9 CWS 1.0 2 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 L 0 0 0 2.27 1.22
Aug. 8 CWS 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 - 1 0 0 2.31 1.20
Aug. 5 Atl 1.0 2 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 - 1 0 0 2.36 1.23
Aug. 2 @Bal 1.0 2 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 2.22 1.21
Jul. 31 @Cle 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 - 1 0 0 2.06 1.17
Jul. 29 @Cle 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 - 1 0 0 2.11 1.17
Jul. 27 Bal 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 2.16 1.18
Jul. 26 Bal 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 - 1 0 0 2.21 1.20
Jul. 25 Bal 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 2.27 1.21
Last 14 Days
4 Games:  Avg. 1.0 IP/G
4.0 5 3 3 2 0 7 0 0 0 0-0 3 0 0 6.75 1.25
Last 30 Days
13 Games:  Avg. 1.0 IP/G
13.0 16 8 8 2 6 14 0 1 0 0-1 10 0 0 5.54 1.69
Last 60 Days
29 Games:  Avg. 1.0 IP/G
27.7 29 12 11 2 12 32 1 1 0 0-2 21 0 0 3.58 1.48

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Fernando Rodney Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
2014166421243802.289
20131584624331101.248
2012160371024102.166

Vs. Right

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
2014120341618201.178
2013132361220612.169
201212239519100.168

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Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
201432.71423341813.031.53
201343.35318532223.741.29
201241.0102542210.440.51

Away

Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
201433.70225421022.671.16
201323.30119291412.701.41
201233.71223341310.801.10
Fernando Rodney Advanced Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm G GS IP K/9 BB/9 K/BB HR/9 GB/FB Ratio Strand % Fastball ERA FIP BABIP
2005 28 MAJ DET 39 0 44.0 8.59 3.48 2.47 1.02 82.4% 2.86 3.97 .293
2006 29 MAJ DET 63 0 71.7 8.16 4.27 1.91 0.75 1.67 72.2% 3.52 3.95 .247
2007 30 AAA TOL 4 0 3.0 12.00 6.00 2.00 0.00 100% 0.00 2.53 .473
2007 30 MAJ DET 48 0 50.7 9.59 3.73 2.57 0.89 1.28 69.4% 4.26 3.64 .316
2008 31 AAA TOL 4 0 5.3 13.50 8.44 1.60 1.69 57.1% 6.75 6.01 .221
2008 31 MAJ DET 38 0 40.3 10.93 6.69 1.63 0.67 1.09 68.9% 95.3 MPH 4.91 4.04 .324
2009 32 MAJ DET 73 0 75.7 7.26 4.88 1.49 0.95 1.98 71.8% 95.8 MPH 4.40 4.64 .289
2010 33 MAJ LAA 72 0 68.0 7.01 4.63 1.51 0.53 1.73 72.3% 95.6 MPH 4.24 4.17 .322
2011 34 A+ INL 2 1 2.0 13.50 4.50 3.00 0.00 33.3% 9.00 1.70 .431
2011 34 MAJ LAA 39 0 32.0 7.31 7.88 0.93 0.28 2.43 71.7% 95.5 MPH 4.50 4.89 .280
2012 35 MAJ TB 76 0 74.7 9.16 1.81 5.07 0.24 2.30 94.6% 96.1 MPH 0.60 2.24 .234
2013 36 MAJ TB 68 0 66.7 11.07 4.86 2.28 0.41 1.89 74.4% 96.5 MPH 3.38 2.99 .321
2014 37 MAJ SEA 69 0 66.3 10.31 3.80 2.71 0.41 1.93 79.1% 94.9 MPH 2.85 2.90 .343
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3-Year Averages     71 0 69.2 10.14 3.38 3.00 0.26 80.3% 2.21 2.45 .299
Career     632 0 637.7 8.85 4.40 2.01 0.62 74.2% 3.61 3.65 .303

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2014 Stat Review for Fernando Rodney    As compared to the top 100 relief pitchers in 2014 (min 55 in)

K/BB/HR Stats

A collection of stats that measure different skills.

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2.71 K/BB
WEAK
10.31 K/9
GOOD
3.80 BB/9
POOR
94.9 MPH Fastball
GOOD
0.4 HR/9
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1.93 GB/FB Ratio
MODERATE GROUNDBALLER
ERA/WHIP/FIP

A few general measures of a pitcher's effectiveness.

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2.85 ERA
AVERAGE
1.34 WHIP
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2.90 FIP
GOOD
BABIP/Strand

Balls in play avg. and % of runners left stranded.

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.343 BABIP
HIGH
79.1% Strand Rate
ABOVE AVERAGE

2015 Projected Stats Breakdown for Fernando Rodney

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Fernando Rodney: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Rodney set a franchise record Thursday with his league-leading 46th save, but not before he allowed a solo home run against the Angels.

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Rodney walked in the eventual winning run Saturday after walking the bases loaded in the 10th inning of a 2-2 tie.

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Rodney tied a franchise record Friday with his major-league-leading 45th save, allowing two hits before retiring the side against the A's.

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Rodney got his 43rd save of the season as he pitched a perfect ninth inning Saturday against the Rangers.

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Rodney tossed a scoreless ninth inning Wednesday to earn his 41st save of the season.

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Rodney ran into major trouble Tuesday against the A's, allowing two runs on three hits, but he escaped with his 40th save of the year.

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Rodney worked a scoreless ninth inning to record his 38th save of the season Sunday against the Red Sox.

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Rodney logged a scoreless ninth inning to record his 37th save in the Mariners' 5-3 win over Boston on Friday night.

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Rodney launched the arrow again Wednesday against the Blue Jays, nailing down his 35th save of the season in the Mariners' 2-0 victory.

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Rodney pitched a scoreless ninth inning, issuing one walk and striking out one batter before securing his 34th save of the year Tuesday.

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Rodney isn't available to pitch Monday, 710 ESPN's Shannon Drayer reports.

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Rodney pitched a perfect ninth inning Friday against the White Sox to earn his 32nd save of the season.

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Rodney allowed a run on two hits over his inning of work, but still managed to pick up his 31st save of the season.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

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2014

Rodney entered the 2013 season locked in as the Rays' closer following one of the best reliever performances in MLB history in 2012. He had a slow start to the season through April and May, then turned it back on for the remainder of the season. He finished the season with a 3.38 ERA, but also had eight blown saves. Despite some rocky performances, he was clutch when it counted for the Rays, posting a 0.82 ERA in 10 games in September. He used his potent fastball/changeup combo to boost his strikeout rate to 11.1 K/9, but saw his walk rate increase to a pre-2012-like 4.9 BB/9. He clearly still has the skillset and poise to close games at the major league level, but could work in a setup role if he signs with a club with an established closer.

2013

An injury to incumbent closer Kyle Farnsworth at the start of the season gave Rodney the chance to close again, and he responded with one of the best single-season performances for a closer in MLB history. He notched 48 saves in 50 opportunities and 76 strikeouts to go along with a 0.60 ERA, the lowest total for a pitcher throwing at least 50 innings in a season. He received the MLB Delivery Man of the Year and AL Comeback Player of the Year awards for his efforts in 2012. He throws with a mid-90s fastball that is mixed with an excellent changeup that averages a 14 mph difference. He will be a top-tier closer on draft day in 2013, but as his situation showed, the closer position can be quite unstable in Tampa Bay, which is a reason to be wary.

2012

Rodney opened 2011 as the Angels' closer, but an early-season bout with wildness cost him the job. Rodney pitched well for most of the season, but his control problems popped up again at the end of the season and he ended with a 26:28 K:BB ratio. Still, he did have a 7.3 K/9IP and his groundball rate was 58 percent of batted balls. After signing with Tampa Bay, he's unlikely to unseat Kyle Farnsworth for the closer's job. However, strange things have happened in the Rays' bullpen in the past - like Kyle Farnsworth winning and keeping the closer's job all year last season.

2011

Rodney became the Angels' closer last season following the midseason trade of incumbent Brian Fuentes. Rodney was a bit erratic thanks to 35 walks in 68 innings, so he is not guaranteed to enter this season in the same role in a bullpen that includes Kevin Jepsen and free-agent acquisition Scott Downs. Rodney is still worth a later-round pick since he will likely get the first crack at the ninth-inning role, but don’t be surprised if he cedes the spot at some point.

2010

Rodney snagged the Tigers' closer job out of spring training last season and never let go. He finished the season with a career-best 37 saves, failing to convert on just one chance. Of course, a look at his overall stats (4.40 ERA, 1.467 WHIP, 61:41 K:BB ratio) shows that Rodney wasn't very successful when pitching in non-save situations. Still, Rodney picked a great time to put together a career year as he signed a two-year, $11 million contract with the Angels. His fantasy value will take a hit since he'll likely move to a set-up role behind Brian Fuentes, although he could still get save chances after Fuentes' struggles last season.

2009

Rodney is likely to lose his shaky hold on the Tigers’ closing role this winter as the team has indicated it would like to find a short-term option through free agency or trade. The team doesn't have a lot of faith in Rodney's ability to close after his inconsistent 2008 season. His biggest problem last year was the increase in his walk rate. He still has good stuff as his strikeout rate indicates, but the deteriorating command is a bad sign. Injuries may have had something to do with that as Rodney spent a significant amount of time on the disabled list with arm troubles. The Tigers believe Rodney's ideal role is setting up their closer, and they'll try to return him to that role this season. He'll still be worth keeping an eye on in fantasy leagues as he could earn a handful of saves in a set-up role.

2008

Rodney struggled with arm problems last season and didn't really fully get on track until August. He still managed to post a nice strikeout rate despite the arm issues and the Tigers still consider him an integral part of their bullpen. Unfortunately, they've also said they don't consider Rodney an option to close, even with Joel Zumaya hurt. Still, with only Todd Jones ahead of him on the depth chart while Zumaya sits out, Rodney makes an intriguing fantasy sleeper.

2007

Rodney was one of the most dominant relievers in the league last season. He stayed healthy all year proving that his Tommy John surgery is well behind him. He even filled in for closer Todd Jones when he was injured. Rodney should be in line for saves behind Jones this season but he’ll compete for that honor with uber-hyped Joel Zumaya and his 100+ mph fastball. Even if Rodney doesn't pick up any saves he'll have value because of his ability to rack up the strikeouts.

2006

Despite having the skill set to close, Rodney received a vote of low confidence when the team acquired Todd Jones, a former Detroit closer who had a resurgent year as the Marlins' fireman. Don't let the Tigers' lack of faith cast a pall over Rodney. His solid K/9 IP can be a fantasy asset in deeper leagues and he's likely to end up with at least a couple vulture saves.

2005

Before the Tigers signed Ugueth Urbina last season, Rodney had been named the team's closer. Even after the demotion to set-up man, Rodney was still expected to be a major player in Detroit's bullpen, but he ended up missing the entire season after undergoing Tommy John surgery on his throwing elbow. He's not scheduled to start throwing again until spring training, and it usually takes pitchers at least a year before they're able to return to pre-surgery form, so don't expect much from Rodney this season.

2004

The closer for Triple-A Toledo most of the year (even with Matt Anderson present), Rodney's ERA was pretty ugly with the Tigers, but his strikeout rate lends some hope for success, if he can improve his control. See German, Franklyn.

2003

Rodney pitched very well at Double-A and Triple-A last year and poorly at the major-league level in two trials, but the main thing we found out about Rodney last year was that he was 25, not 21 as the Tigers thought. Hence, he quickly went from possible "closer of the future" material to just another guy in the bullpen mix. His minor-league numbers from last year were good enough to merit a second look if not a second bid.