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Wandy Rodriguez

36-Year-Old Pitcher – Kansas City Royals

2015 Stats

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6-4

ERA

4.90

WHIP

1.56

K

72

SV

0

2015 Preseason Projections

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The Braves signed Rodriguez to a minor league deal in January, offering up an invitation to spring training and an opportunity for the veteran left-hander to compete for the final spot in their rotati...

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2015 ADP:  599.96

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LEAGUE: AAA    40 MAN: NO   BATS: B   THROWS: L   HT: 5' 10"   WT: 192   DOB: 1/18/1979   BORN: Santiago, DR   COLLEGE: None   DRAFTED: No   Show ContractHide Contract

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Wandy Rodriguez Contract Information:

Signed a minor league deal with the Royals in August of 2015.

August 16, 2015  –  Wandy Rodriguez News

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Rodriguez agreed to a minor league contract with the Royals, Josh Vernier of 610 Sports Radio reports.

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Wandy 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
2004 25 AA ROU 5 5 0 25.3 30 14 2 23 13 2 1 0 4.97 1.70
2005 26 AA COR 1 1 0 3.3 3 1 0 3 2 0 0 0 2.70 1.50
2005 26 AAA ROU 5 3 0 11.0 12 3 0 10 6 1 2 0 2.45 1.64
2005 26 MAJ HOU 25 22 0 128.7 135 79 19 80 53 10 10 0 5.53 1.46
2006 27 AAA ROU 6 5 0 26.0 32 20 2 13 13 2 2 0 6.92 1.73
2006 27 MAJ HOU 30 24 0 135.7 153 85 17 98 63 9 10 0 5.64 1.59
2007 28 MAJ HOU 32 31 1 182.7 179 93 22 158 62 9 13 0 4.58 1.32
2008 29 AA COR 1 1 0 6.0 4 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 1.50 0.83
2008 29 MAJ HOU 25 25 0 137.3 136 54 14 131 44 9 7 0 3.54 1.31
2009 30 MAJ HOU 34 33 1 205.7 192 69 21 193 63 14 12 0 3.02 1.24
2010 31 MAJ HOU 32 32 0 195.0 183 78 16 178 68 11 12 0 0 0 3.60 1.29
2011 32 AA COR 1 1 0 4.0 6 1 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 2.25 1.75
2011 32 MAJ HOU 30 30 0 191.0 182 74 25 166 69 11 11 0 0 0 3.49 1.31
2012 33 MAJ HOU 21 21 0 130.7 134 55 13 89 32 7 9 0 0 0 3.79 1.27
2012 33 MAJ PIT 13 12 0 75.0 71 31 8 50 24 5 4 0 0 0 3.72 1.27
2012  (Multiple Teams) 33 MAJ HOU/PIT 34 33 0 205.7 205 86 21 139 56 12 13 0 0 0 3.76 1.27
2013 34 AAA IND 1 1 0 4.0 4 1 0 5 1 0 0 0 0 0 2.25 1.25
2013 34 MAJ PIT 12 12 0 62.7 58 25 10 46 12 6 4 0 0 0 3.59 1.12
2014 35 AA ALT 2 2 0 8.2 11 10 3 7 6 0 1 0 0 0 10.38 2.07
2014 35 MAJ PIT 6 6 0 26.7 37 20 10 20 8 0 2 0 0 0 6.75 1.69
2015 36 AAA OMA 5 0 0 8.0 5 1 0 7 4 0 0 0 0 0 1.13 1.13
2015 36 AAA ROU 2 2 0 7.0 4 2 1 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.57 0.57
2015 36 MAJ TEX 17 15 0 86.3 99 47 10 72 36 6 4 0 0 0 4.90 1.56
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3-Year Averages     17 17 0 98.3 100 43 13 68 25 6 6 0 0 0 3.94 1.27
Career  (View All)     277 263 2 1,557.3 1,559 710 185 1,281 534 97 98 0 4.10 1.34

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Wandy 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
Jul. 28 @Cle 1.0 6 7 7 1 3 3 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 4.90 1.56
Jul. 26 Hou 1.3 4 2 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 4.22 1.48
Jul. 10 Tor 5.3 3 1 1 1 2 5 0 0 0 W 0 0 0 4.07 1.45
Jul. 4 Min 5.0 9 5 5 1 3 2 0 0 0 L 0 0 0 4.23 1.49
Last 14 Days
0 Games:  Avg. 0.0 IP/G
0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0.00 0.00
Last 30 Days
0 Games:  Avg. 0.0 IP/G
0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0.00 0.00
Last 60 Days
4 Games:  Avg. 3.2 IP/G
12.7 22 15 15 3 8 11 0 0 0 1-1 0 0 0 10.66 2.37

Wandy Rodriguez Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
20159415625613.294
201419316001.353
2013664315104.250

Vs. Right

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
20152985730741607.282
2014106177311209.320
2013194429431116.236

Home

Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
201536.7140292068.102.02
201411.70108336.171.80
201339.742033642.040.81

Away

Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
201549.7500431642.541.23
201415.001012577.201.60
201323.022013666.261.65
Wandy 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
2004 25 AA ROU 5 5 25.3 8.17 4.62 1.77 0.71 70.7% 4.97 4.19 .366
2005 26 AA COR 1 1 3.3 8.10 5.40 1.50 0.00 80% 2.70 3.20 .319
2005 26 AAA ROU 5 3 11.0 8.18 4.91 1.67 0.00 83.3% 2.45 3.29 .363
2005 26 MAJ HOU 25 22 128.7 5.60 3.71 1.51 1.33 64.5% 5.53 5.15 .291
2006 27 AAA ROU 6 5 26.0 4.50 4.50 1.00 0.69 58.1% 6.92 5.16 .332
2006 27 MAJ HOU 30 24 135.7 6.50 4.18 1.56 1.13 1.37 65.8% 5.64 4.82 .323
2007 28 MAJ HOU 32 31 182.7 7.78 3.05 2.55 1.08 0.97 67.6% 4.58 4.09 .305
2008 29 AA COR 1 1 6.0 0.00 1.50 0.00 1.50 100% 1.50 5.87 .151
2008 29 MAJ HOU 25 25 137.3 8.58 2.88 2.98 0.92 0.99 75.9% 88.9 MPH 3.54 3.61 .323
2009 30 MAJ HOU 34 33 205.7 8.45 2.76 3.06 0.92 1.34 79.5% 90.2 MPH 3.02 3.60 .306
2010 31 MAJ HOU 32 32 195.0 8.22 3.14 2.62 0.74 1.53 73.6% 89.6 MPH 3.60 3.63 .310
2011 32 AA COR 1 1 4.0 4.50 2.25 2.00 2.25 100% 2.25 6.20 .350
2011 32 MAJ HOU 30 30 191.0 7.82 3.25 2.41 1.18 1.28 78.3% 89.1 MPH 3.49 4.33 .296
2012 33 MAJ HOU 21 21 130.7 6.13 2.20 2.78 0.90 1.77 72.5% 89.3 MPH 3.79 3.91 .302
2012 33 MAJ PIT 13 12 75.0 6.00 2.88 2.08 0.96 1.34 73.6% 89.3 MPH 3.72 4.25 .281
2012  (Multiple Teams) 33 MAJ HOU/PIT 34 33 205.7 6.08 2.45 2.48 0.92 1.60 72.9% 89.3 MPH 3.76 4.02 .294
2013 34 AAA IND 1 1 4.0 11.25 2.25 5.00 0.00 80% 2.25 1.45 .389
2013 34 MAJ PIT 12 12 62.7 6.61 1.72 3.83 1.44 1.13 75% 89.4 MPH 3.59 4.57 .269
2014 35 AA ALT 2 2 8.2 7.68 6.59 1.17 3.29 50% 10.38 8.44 .332
2014 35 MAJ PIT 6 6 26.7 6.75 2.70 2.50 3.37 1.22 71.4% 88.4 MPH 6.75 7.47 .328
2015 36 AAA OMA 5 0 8.0 7.88 4.50 1.75 0.00 88.9% 1.13 2.95 .243
2015 36 AAA ROU 2 2 7.0 12.86 0.00 0.00 1.29 66.7% 2.57 2.63 .235
2015 36 MAJ TEX 17 15 86.3 7.51 3.75 2.00 1.04 1.32 70.4% 88.4 MPH 4.90 4.39 .342
Rest Of Season     0 0 .0 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0% 0.00 0.00 .000
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3-Year Averages     17 17 98.3 6.22 2.29 2.72 1.19 73.2% 3.94 4.30 .294
Career     277 263 1,557.3 7.40 3.09 2.40 1.07 72.5% 4.10 4.16 .306

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2015 Stat Review for Wandy Rodriguez    As compared to the top 100 starting pitchers in 2014 (min 145 in)

K/BB/HR Stats

A collection of stats that measure different skills.

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2.00 K/BB
TERRIBLE
7.51 K/9
AVERAGE
3.75 BB/9
TERRIBLE
88.4 MPH Fastball
POOR
1.0 HR/9
WEAK
1.32 GB/FB Ratio
MODERATE GROUNDBALLER
ERA/WHIP/FIP

A few general measures of a pitcher's effectiveness.

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4.90 ERA
TERRIBLE
1.56 WHIP
TERRIBLE
4.39 FIP
POOR
BABIP/Strand

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

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.342 BABIP
HIGH
70.4% Strand Rate
LOW

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

Rodriguez cleared waivers Thursday and is now a free agent.

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Rodriguez was designated for assignment by the Rangers on Wednesday.

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Rodriguez will be passed over for Monday's start against the Rockies and appears to have lost his rotation spot, Stefan Stevenson of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram reports.

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Rangers manager Jeff Banister said that Monday's starter at Colorado is "TBA," Stefan Stevenson of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram reports.

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The Rangers will likely try to trade Rodriguez even if the club surges back into contention before the trade deadline.

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Rodriguez picked up the win Friday, allowing one run on three hits with two walks while striking out five in 5.1 innings against the Padres.

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Rodriguez struck out seven and walked two while holding the Orioles to one run on eight hits over five innings in a winning effort Monday night.

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Rodriguez (4-3) gave up eight runs on 11 hits and three walks while striking out four in Wednesday's loss to the A's.

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Rodriguez (4-2) allowed three runs on nine hits and two walks while striking out one in 5.1 innings Wednesday against the Dodgers.

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Rodriguez (3-2) gave up just one run on three hits and three walks with six strikeouts in 6.1 innings against the Twins on Friday, but did not factor into the decision.

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2015

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2014

Not very long ago, Rodriguez was one of the most durable starting pitchers in the major leagues. Prior to 2013, he averaged 30 starts in his first eight seasons. That tenure is over. The lefty made 12 appearances before complaining of a sore left forearm. His numbers were good -- 3.59 ERA, 1.12 WHIP and 46:12 K:BB ratio in 62.2 IP, but he didn't pitch after June 5. A strained left flexor tendon and general arthritis ended Rodriguez's season prematurely. The Pirates expect the 35-year-old to be ready for spring training. His performance and more importantly, his health, will be closely tracked in the Grapefruit League. Rodriguez will likely slip in fantasy leagues and he could provide surprising value.

2013

Rodriguez went from flop to favorite in his two months with Pittsburgh. He lost three of his first four starts, posting a 5.47 ERA and 1.80 WHIP and then registered a 2.86 ERA and 1.14 WHIP over his final 50.1 frames. For the season, the southpaw registered a 3.76 ERA and 1.29 WHIP in 205.2 innings. At 34, he's no longer the strikeout pitcher he once was, as evidenced by a 6.0 K/9 that was his lowest since his 2005 rookie season. He has enjoyed five straight sub-4.00 ERA's, however. Rodriguez's 3.49 ERA at PNC Park bodes well for fantasy owners, but keep in mind that his strikeout numbers are on the decline.

2012

Though the Astros couldn't seem to get much of anything going in 2011, Rodriguez was his usual self, striking out 166 while going 11-11 with a 3.49 ERA. His fastball is becoming a little bit more hittable with age and his strikeout rate has been on a downward trend since 2008, but when you factor in his high strand rate (79.2 percent), he makes up for it just fine. It will be interesting to see what the Astros do with Rodriguez, as his contract is not so favorable that they will command elite prospects if he is dealt. He figures to anchor the Astros' 2012 rotation, posting similar numbers to his last two seasons in Houston. It's worth noting that Rodriguez's $13 million 2014 club option becomes a player option if he is traded, which could curtail his trade prospects.

2011

Rodriguez got off to a rough start last year, piling up seven losses in his first 10 starts, but he got better as the season wore on, posting a 2.11 ERA and 1.036 WHIP with an excellent 3.61 K/BB after the break. His strikeout and walk rates were in line with his career numbers, meaning it would be reasonable to expect more of the same from him in 2011. Don't forget that Rodriguez was a late bloomer, and that he'll already be 32 by the start of the season.

2010

Rodriguez posted the best numbers of his career in 2009, setting a career-high for innings pitched and narrowly missing his first 200-strikeout season. He is something of a late bloomer, having his breakout season in 2008 as a 29-year-old. For the second straight season, he pitched much better at Minute Maid Park than on the road (2.08 / 1.06 Home vs. 4.05 / 1.44 road in 2009). Nevertheless, he posted an 8.4 K/9IP and nearly a 3.06 K/BB over the course of the season, showing that the tools are there to dominate. He has all the right stuff to be a solid No. 2 starter, and should continue his career growth with the Astros in 2010.

2009

Rodriguez missed time with an oblique injury in 2008, but was steady when he did pitch, going 9-7 with a 3.54 ERA and 131 strikeouts in 137.1 innings across 25 starts. Just as in 2007, his home/road splits were telling once again, as he posted a 2.99 ERA and 1.20 WHIP at Minute Maid Park while notching a 4.34 ERA and 1.46 WHIP everywhere else. Rodriguez is a good matchup play, and is actually a very reliable guy to throw out there at home. He's rosterable in NL-only leagues, and is a good spot starter in mixed leagues, particularly in those that allow daily transactions.

2008

Rodriguez had an average year in 2007, going 9-13 with a 4.58 ERA in 31 starts. He was a different pitcher at home than he was on the road, as the home cooking of Houston provided him with a 6-3 record and a 2.93 ERA. Conversely, he went 3-10 with a 6.37 ERA on the road. He slots second or third in Houston's rotation behind Roy Oswalt and perhaps Woody Williams. In fantasy terms, he's likely nothing more than a spot starter.

2007

It was a shaky year for Rodriguez, as he went 9-10 with a 5.64 ERA, starting 24 games and appearing in an additional six. He simply allowed too many baserunners, evidenced by his 1.60 WHIP. He projects as the #4 starter in Houston's rotation this year, but will have to hold off Matt Albers and Fernando Nieve to remain a starter.

2006

Rodriguez had to throw too many important innings for the Astros last year. He's a swingman, 10th-man guy, someone who can throw multiple innings out of the pen and spot start. He shouldn't have much fantasy value, and he could well disappear shortly.