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Francisco Rodríguez
ERA S K
2.80 27 36
Team: DetroitHt / Wt: 6-0 / 180 NFBC ADP: 134.12
Position: RPBorn: 1/7/1982 Birthplace: Caracas, Venezuela
Bats/Throws: R/R Draft: Undrafted by Angels (1998)


Latest News
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.

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