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Francisco Rodriguez

33-Year-Old Pitcher – Milwaukee Brewers

2015 Stats

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0-2

ERA

1.46

WHIP

0.81

K

42

SV

23

2015 Preseason Projections

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After trading him to the Orioles during the 2013 season, the Brewers re-signed Rodriguez last offseason. While it appeared that he was brought in simply to fill a spot in the bullpen, he ended up play...

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2015 ADP:  166.52

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LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: YES   BATS: R   THROWS: R   HT: 6' 0"   WT: 195   DOB: 1/7/1982   BORN: Caracas, Venezuela   COLLEGE: None   DRAFTED: No   Show ContractHide Contract

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Francisco Rodriguez Contract Information:

Agreed to a two-year deal with the Brewers in February of 2015. The deal will feature a team option for a third season.

July 25, 2015  –  Francisco Rodriguez News

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Rodriguez allowed one run on one hit, but managed to shut the door on the Diamondbacks to record his 22nd save of the season Friday night.

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Francisco Rodriguez 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 23 MAJ LAA 66 0 0 67.3 45 20 7 91 33 2 5 45 2.67 1.16
2006 24 MAJ LAA 69 0 0 73.0 52 14 6 98 28 2 3 47 1.73 1.10
2007 25 MAJ LAA 64 0 0 67.3 50 21 3 90 34 5 2 40 2.81 1.25
2008 26 MAJ LAA 76 0 0 68.3 54 17 4 77 34 2 3 62 2.24 1.29
2009 27 MAJ NYM 70 0 0 68.0 51 28 7 73 38 3 6 35 3.71 1.31
2010 28 MAJ NYM 53 0 0 57.3 45 14 3 67 21 4 2 25 5 0 2.20 1.15
2011 29 MAJ NYM 42 0 0 42.7 44 15 3 46 16 2 2 23 3 0 3.16 1.41
2011 29 MAJ MIL 31 0 0 29.0 23 6 1 33 10 4 0 0 3 17 1.86 1.14
2011  (Multiple Teams) 29 MAJ NYM/MIL 73 0 0 71.7 67 21 4 79 26 6 2 23 6 17 2.64 1.30
2012 30 MAJ MIL 78 0 0 72.0 65 35 8 72 31 2 7 3 7 32 4.38 1.33
2013 31 A+ BRE 2 0 0 2.0 0 0 0 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0.50
2013 31 AAA NAS 2 0 0 2.0 1 0 0 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 1.50
2013 31 MAJ MIL 25 0 0 24.7 17 3 2 26 9 1 1 10 0 1 1.09 1.05
2013 31 MAJ BAL 23 0 0 22.0 25 11 5 28 5 2 1 0 0 4 4.50 1.36
2013  (Multiple Teams) 31 MAJ MIL/BAL 48 0 0 46.7 42 14 7 54 14 3 2 10 0 5 2.70 1.20
2014 32 MAJ MIL 69 0 0 68.0 49 23 14 73 18 5 5 44 5 0 3.04 0.99
2015 33 MAJ MIL 37 0 0 37.0 21 6 2 42 9 0 2 23 0 0 1.46 0.81
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3-Year Averages     65 0 0 62.2 52 24 9 66 21 3 4 19 4 12 3.47 1.17
Career  (View All)     836 0 0 872.3 645 259 79 1,047 356 46 43 371 2.67 1.15

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Francisco Rodriguez Game Log    (View Full Game Log)
# of Days To Display:    Show 14Show 14    Show 30Show 30    Show 60Show 60
DATE OPP IP H R ER HR BB K HBP WP CG W-L SV BS HLD ERA WHIP
Aug. 2 ChC 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 1.46 0.81
Jul. 28 @SF 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 - 1 0 0 1.50 0.83
Jul. 24 @Ari 1.0 1 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 - 1 0 0 1.54 0.83
Jul. 18 Pit 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 - 1 0 0 1.32 0.82
Jul. 17 Pit 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 - 1 0 0 1.36 0.85
Jul. 8 Atl 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 - 1 0 0 1.41 0.88
Jul. 2 @Phi 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 - 1 0 0 1.45 0.87
Jun. 30 @Phi 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 - 1 0 0 1.50 0.90
Jun. 29 @Phi 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 - 1 0 0 1.55 0.90
Jun. 28 Min 1.0 3 2 2 1 1 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 1.61 0.89
Jun. 24 NYM 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 - 1 0 0 1.00 0.78
Jun. 23 NYM 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 - 1 0 0 1.04 0.77
Jun. 20 @Col 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 1.08 0.80
Jun. 14 Was 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 1.13 0.79
Jun. 11 Was 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 - 1 0 0 1.17 0.83
Jun. 9 @Pit 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 - 1 0 0 1.23 0.82
Jun. 8 @Pit 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 - 1 0 0 1.29 0.86
Jun. 6 @Min 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 - 1 0 0 1.35 0.90
Jun. 1 @StL 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 - 1 0 0 1.42 0.89
May. 31 Ari 1.0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 1 0 - 0 0 0 1.50 0.83
May. 27 SF 1.0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 1.59 0.76
Last 14 Days
3 Games:  Avg. 1.0 IP/G
3.0 2 1 1 0 0 4 0 0 0 0-0 2 0 0 3.00 0.67
Last 30 Days
9 Games:  Avg. 1.0 IP/G
9.0 4 1 1 0 1 9 0 1 0 0-0 8 0 0 1.00 0.56
Last 60 Days
21 Games:  Avg. 1.0 IP/G
21.0 12 4 4 1 6 23 0 2 0 0-0 15 0 0 1.71 0.86

Francisco Rodriguez Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
20156420310200.167
201413236522314.176
201310537815403.156

Vs. Right

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
20157422611212.164
20141363713271010.221
20138817627524.342

Home

Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
201522.0021125622.050.86
201440.05521401383.831.13
201321.021625753.001.10

Away

Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
201515.0001217300.600.73
201428.0002333561.930.79
201325.711429722.451.29
Francisco Rodriguez 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 23 MAJ LAA 66 0 67.3 12.16 4.41 2.76 0.94 81.7% 2.67 3.37 .278
2006 24 MAJ LAA 69 0 73.0 12.08 3.45 3.50 0.74 0.88 89.2% 1.73 2.77 .299
2007 25 MAJ LAA 64 0 67.3 12.03 4.54 2.65 0.40 0.85 77.8% 2.81 2.67 .320
2008 26 MAJ LAA 76 0 68.3 10.14 4.48 2.26 0.53 0.95 84.5% 91.9 MPH 2.24 3.25 .302
2009 27 MAJ NYM 70 0 68.0 9.66 5.03 1.92 0.93 0.75 74.4% 92.7 MPH 3.71 4.12 .270
2010 28 MAJ NYM 53 0 57.3 10.52 3.30 3.19 0.47 1.17 82.5% 91.1 MPH 2.20 2.75 .307
2011 29 MAJ NYM 42 0 42.7 9.70 3.38 2.88 0.63 1.59 78.9% 90.3 MPH 3.16 3.22 .356
2011 29 MAJ MIL 31 0 29.0 10.24 3.10 3.30 0.31 1.86 84.4% 90.3 MPH 1.86 2.41 .311
2011  (Multiple Teams) 29 MAJ NYM/MIL 73 0 71.7 9.92 3.27 3.04 0.50 1.69 80.9% 90.3 MPH 2.64 2.85 .339
2012 30 MAJ MIL 78 0 72.0 9.00 3.88 2.32 1.00 1.27 69.3% 91.8 MPH 4.38 3.94 .303
2013 31 A+ BRE 2 0 2.0 18.00 4.50 4.00 0.00 100% 0.00 0.70 .000
2013 31 AAA NAS 2 0 2.0 13.50 9.00 1.50 0.00 100% 0.00 3.20 .275
2013 31 MAJ MIL 25 0 24.7 9.49 3.28 2.89 0.73 0.63 95.8% 91.4 MPH 1.09 3.24 .256
2013 31 MAJ BAL 23 0 22.0 11.45 2.05 5.60 2.05 1.73 76% 91.4 MPH 4.50 4.43 .370
2013  (Multiple Teams) 31 MAJ MIL/BAL 48 0 46.7 10.41 2.70 3.86 1.35 1.00 85.7% 91.4 MPH 2.70 3.77 .311
2014 32 MAJ MIL 69 0 68.0 9.66 2.38 4.06 1.85 1.48 83% 90.6 MPH 3.04 4.57 .228
2015 33 MAJ MIL 37 0 37.0 10.22 2.19 4.67 0.49 1.64 85.7% 89.6 MPH 1.46 2.36 .234
Today's Projections     0 0 .4 9.94 2.66 3.74 1.23 79.1% 2.97 0.45 .269
Next 7 Days     0 0 2.7 9.94 2.65 3.75 1.23 79.1% 2.97 3.65 .269
Rest Of Season     0 0 21.1 9.94 2.70 3.67 1.32 80.1% 2.97 3.80 .265
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3-Year Averages     65 0 62.2 9.55 3.04 3.14 1.30 76.6% 3.47 3.97 .282
Career     836 0 872.3 10.80 3.67 2.94 0.82 80.5% 2.67 3.24 .286

Age is determined on July 1st of each season.       Jump To:     ▲ Basic Stats      ▲ Split Stats

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2015 Stat Review for Francisco Rodriguez    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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4.67 K/BB
GREAT
10.22 K/9
GOOD
2.19 BB/9
GOOD
89.6 MPH Fastball
POOR
0.5 HR/9
GOOD
1.64 GB/FB Ratio
MODERATE GROUNDBALLER
ERA/WHIP/FIP

A few general measures of a pitcher's effectiveness.

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1.46 ERA
ELITE
0.81 WHIP
ELITE
2.36 FIP
GREAT
BABIP/Strand

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

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.234 BABIP
LOW
85.7% Strand Rate
HIGH

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Francisco Rodriguez: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Rodriguez pitched a scoreless ninth inning against the Pirates on Friday to earn his 20th save of the season.

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Rodriguez worked around a leadoff single in the ninth inning of Wednesday's game against Atlanta to earn his 19th save of the season.

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Rodriguez picked up his 15th save of the season, striking out one in a scoreless ninth inning against the Mets on Wednesday.

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Rodriguez struck out two and picked up his 14th save in Tuesday's win over the Mets.

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Rodriguez gave up a hit and nothing else in a scoreless ninth against the Nationals on Thursday to pick up his 13th save of the season.

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Rodriguez picked up his 11th save with a clean, two-strikeout ninth inning Monday against Pittsburgh.

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Rodriguez walked one in a scoreless inning Saturday to notch his 10th save of the season.

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Rodriguez picked up his ninth save of the season by pitching a scoreless ninth inning in Monday's victory over the Cardinals.

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Rodriguez tossed a scoreless eighth inning in a non-save situation in Sunday's loss to the Mets.

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Rodriguez picked up his fourth save of the season in Sunday's victory over the Cubs.

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Rodriguez suffered his second loss of the season when the Brewers fell to the Reds on Wednesday night.

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Rodriguez picked up his first save of the season in Monday's victory over the Cardinals.

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Rodriguez gave up a go-ahead home run in the 10th inning of Wednesday's game against the Rockies and was saddled with the loss.

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Rodriguez will throw another bullpen session Tuesday and could pitch in a minor league game later this week, Tom Haudricourt of the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel reports.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2015

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2014

The Brewers gave K-Rod a minor league deal last offseason, used him at times as a closer in the first half and moved him to the Orioles for a decent prospect mid-season. Unfortunately for the Orioles, Rodriguez was not nearly as good in Baltimore as he was in Milwaukee, and he did not turn into the late-inning stopper like the Orioles hoped. Rodriguez decided to return to the place of his most recent success, and re-signed with the Brewers this offsesaon. He still has life on his fastball at an average 91.4 mph, but he threw the pitch just 54 percent of the time and relied more on his changeup and curveball. Rodriguez, who is now 32 years old, figures to open 2014 as the setup man in front of Brewers closer Jim Henderson.

2013

Rodriguez was expected to be one of the better setup men in the league last season, but he was ineffective for long stretches at a time and finished the season with a 4.38 ERA and 1.33 WHIP, both the highest of his career. Rodriguez appeared in a career-high 78 games last season, so it is possible he was a bit overworked. He will only be 31 years old in 2013, so it is possible he could rebound if he is used in a lesser role out of the bullpen.

2012

Rodriguez pitched well in a setup role in Milwaukee after a midseason trade, striking out 10.24 K/9IP and allowing just one home run. Given that it was believed he was interested in a multi-year deal with another opportunity to close, the Brewers may have been surprised that Rodriguez accepted arbitration in December. Provided that he isn't traded, Rodriguez will continue in his role as the eighth-inning man and fallback option for closer John Axford.

2011

Rodriguez's biggest news last season came off the field, as he got into an altercation with his girlfriend's father in the family lounge at Citi Field on Aug. 11. To add injury to stupidity, K-Rod suffered a torn ligament in his thumb in the fight, sidelining him for the balance of the year. After the season, Rodriguez agreed not to challenge the team's decision to withhold his salary for the remainder of the 2010 season. In return, the Mets agreed not to seek to convert Rodriguez's contract to a non-guaranteed contract and removed him from the Disqualified List. In December, Rodriguez plead guilty to charges of assault, avoiding jail time. Prior to the altercation, K-Rod was having an excellent season, going 25-for-30 in save opportunities with a solid ERA and WHIP. He is expected to be healthy for spring training and should open 2011 as the Mets' closer.

2010

Rodriguez was signed by the Mets following his record-breaking 2008 campaign and billed as the panacea for their struggling bullpen. K-Rod was brilliant the first three months of the season, but started to slow down in July and had several spectacular blown saves. At times there was a stark drop-off in Rodriguez's fastball, which had the cascading effect of making his changeup ineffective. He also struggled with his command, which might have been due to the lack of consistent work. K-Rod saw his ERA rise sharply despite a drop in BABIP, which doesn't bode well for the last two years of his three-year, $37 million deal.

2009

Rodriguez had one of the best seasons ever for a relief pitcher and set a record for saves in a season after closing the door 62 times for the Angels in 2007. There's some concern over his diminished velocity, drop in strikeouts and increase in baserunners. Despite the apprehension, the Mets signed him to a three-year deal with an easily achieved team option for a fourth season. The other concern is that the Mets also acquired J.J. Putz from the Mariners, giving them a proven commodity as an alternative if Rodriguez gets off to a slow start.

2008

Compared to his previous four seasons, Rodriguez had a down year, but when you put up his results against every other relief pitcher, Rodriguez was still one of the best. Rodriguez went 5-2 with a 2.81 ERA and 90 strikeouts in 67.1 innings pitched last season and was tied for second in the American League with 40 saves. Though his numbers were indeed lower by his standards, he is still putting hitters away with a high-90s fastball and one of the best sliders in the game. It's easy to forget that Rodriguez is just 26 years old and will be among the league's best closers in 2008 and for years to come.

2007

Concerns about his violent motion and his slidercentric ways aren't going away. Ignore that and focus on how he has supplanted Mariano Rivera as the best fantasy closer in the AL. He allowed just two runs after June 26, and could be in line for a ridiculous 1.00 ERA season.

2006

Look for more of the same from K-Rod in 2006 -- domination of opposing hitters, lots of strikeouts and lots of saves. When you get to the end of a game there are few better.

2005

Make no mistake, K-Rod will dominate in 2005. While pitching brilliantly in a set-up capacity in 2004, Rodriguez took over closing briefly when Troy Percival was injured and proved he has the mental toughness to close games. He should be a top closer in 2005. Think Joe Nathan in 2004, only younger and harder throwing.

2004

Rodriguez had a very good season for the Angels in 2003, posting a 3.03 ERA in 86 IP. Moreover, Rodriguez allowed a very stingy 50 hits. His K/BB ratio of 95/35 was one of the best on the team and he also chipped in with two saves and a WHIP of 0.988. If Troy Percival falters as the closer, Rodriguez could be next in line.

2003

The words "young phenom" can't be uttered enough when you talk about Rodriguez. In a three-month span, he went from the minors to the national stage. The closer job belongs to Troy Percival, but Mike Scioscia can feel comfortable about putting the ball in the hands of this 21-year-old. Assuming Percival stays healthy, Rodriguez should get about 5-7 saves and have a great strikeout ratio, ERA and WHIP. He is great insurance in case Percival goes down.