|Jan. 26 3:36 PM PT4:36 PM MT5:36 PM CT6:36 PM ET18:36 ET23:36 GMT7:36 4:36 PM MST6:36 PM EST7:06 PM VEN3:36 UAE (+1)5:36 PM CT-The Houston Astros have signed left-hander Wandy Rodriguez to a minor league contract and invited him to spring training.
Analysis: The 37-year-old Rodriguez was 6-4 with a 4.90 ERA for Texas last season. He pitched in parts of eight big league seasons with Houston and went 80-84.
|Aug. 17 9:58 PM PT10:58 PM MT11:58 PM CT12:58 AM ET0:58 ET4:58 GMT12:58 9:58 PM MST11:58 PM EST12:28 AM VEN8:58 UAE11:58 PM CT-Rodriguez agreed to a minor league contract Sunday with the Kansas City Royals, the American League Central leaders, and will report to Triple-A Omaha.
Analysis: Rodriguez, a 36-year-old left-hander, went 6-4 with a 4.90 ERA this season with the Texas Rangers, who released him Aug. 4. He has also pitched for the Houston Astros and Pittsburgh Pirates in his 11-year big league career.
|July 29 2:52 PM PT3:52 PM MT4:52 PM CT5:52 PM ET17:52 ET21:52 GMT5:52 2:52 PM MST4:52 PM EST5:22 PM VEN1:52 UAE (+1)4:52 PM CT-Rodriguez has been designated for assignment by the Texas Rangers.
Analysis: Rodriguez was 6-4 with a 4.90 ERA in 17 appearances for Texas, the last two in relief after starting 15 games before the All-Star break. Rodriguez allowed seven runs in one inning of work Tuesday in a 21-5 loss to the Yankees.
|June 30 9:30 AM PT10:30 AM MT11:30 AM CT12:30 PM ET12:30 ET16:30 GMT0:30 9:30 AM MST11:30 AM EST12:00 PM VEN20:30 UAE11:30 AM CT-Rodriguez improved to 5-0 on the road Monday, giving up one run over five innings in an 8-1 win at Baltimore.
Analysis: Rodriguez owns a 2.23 ERA in eight road outings, but is 0-3 with a 7.11 mark in five home games.
|June 25 11:44 AM PT12:44 PM MT1:44 PM CT2:44 PM ET14:44 ET18:44 GMT2:44 11:44 AM MST1:44 PM EST2:14 PM VEN22:44 UAE1:44 PM CT-Rodriguez had his worst start of the season in an 8-2 loss to Oakland on Wednesday night.
Analysis: Rodriguez (4-3, 4.06 ERA) was charged with eight runs in a season-low four innings. Texas had won its last six games started by the left-hander, who had allowed three runs or fewer in each.
|June 13 3:02 PM PT4:02 PM MT5:02 PM CT6:02 PM ET18:02 ET22:02 GMT6:02 3:02 PM MST5:02 PM EST5:32 PM VEN2:02 UAE (+1)5:02 PM CT-Rodriguez looked sharp Friday but he didn't get a decision.
Analysis: Rodriguez retired 18 straight batters in one stretch and was charged with one run in 6 2-3 innings. Rodriguez threw 122 pitches and struck out six and walked three while throwing the most pitches by a Texas pitcher since Yu Darvish's 126 in a near no-hitter against the Boston Red Sox on May 9, 2014.
|June 7 12:12 PM PT1:12 PM MT2:12 PM CT3:12 PM ET15:12 ET19:12 GMT3:12 12:12 PM MST2:12 PM EST2:42 PM VEN23:12 UAE2:12 PM CT-Rodriguez improved to 3-2 on Saturday.
Analysis: Rodriguez, a 36-year-old lefty who signed with the Rangers in early April after Atlanta released him in spring training, gave up one run and six hits. He walked none and struck out four. "I had a very good curve today, which I used a lot and my location was good, too," Rodriguez said.
|June 1 8:03 AM PT9:03 AM MT10:03 AM CT11:03 AM ET11:03 ET15:03 GMT23:03 8:03 AM MST10:03 AM EST10:33 AM VEN19:03 UAE10:03 AM CT-Rodriguez did not get a decision Sunday.
Analysis: Rodriguez was charged with three runs and no walks in 5 2-3 non-descript innings.
|May 6 3:52 PM PT4:52 PM MT5:52 PM CT6:52 PM ET18:52 ET22:52 GMT6:52 3:52 PM MST5:52 PM EST6:22 PM VEN2:52 UAE (+1)5:52 PM CT-Rodriguez came back to bite his old team, allowing one run and three hits over eight innings in a 7-1 win at Houston.
Analysis: Rodriguez, who also struck out eight, spent his first seven-plus seasons with the Astros.
|Apr. 3 10:48 AM PT11:48 AM MT12:48 PM CT1:48 PM ET13:48 ET17:48 GMT1:48 10:48 AM MST12:48 PM EST1:18 PM VEN21:48 UAE12:48 PM CT-Rodriguez has been released by the Atlanta Braves.
Analysis: The 36-year-old, at spring training with a minor league contract, became expendable when Atlanta acquired Trevor Cahill from Arizona on Thursday night. Rodriguez is 91-94 with a 4.06 ERA in 10 seasons with Houston and Pittsburgh. He was competing with Eric Stults for the final starting slot in Atlanta's rotation and was 2-0 with a 3.13 ERA in six exhibition starts.
|2005||Hou||10||10||0 - 0||25||22||0||128.2||135||82||79||19||53||2||80||1.46||5.53|
|2006||Hou||9||10||0 - 0||30||24||0||135.2||154||96||85||17||63||7||98||1.60||5.64|
|2007||Hou||9||13||0 - 0||31||31||1||182.2||179||102||93||22||62||2||158||1.32||4.58|
|2008||Hou||9||7||0 - 0||25||25||0||137.1||136||65||54||14||44||3||131||1.31||3.54|
|2009||Hou||14||12||0 - 0||33||33||1||205.2||192||77||69||21||63||5||193||1.24||3.02|
|2010||Hou||11||12||0 - 0||32||32||0||195.0||183||95||78||16||68||3||178||1.29||3.60|
|2011||Hou||11||11||0 - 0||30||30||0||191.0||182||81||74||25||69||7||166||1.31||3.49|
|2012||Hou||7||9||0 - 0||21||21||0||130.2||134||66||55||13||32||2||89||1.27||3.79|
|2012||Pit||5||4||0 - 0||13||12||0||75.0||71||33||31||8||24||2||50||1.27||3.72|
|2012||Tot||12||13||0 - 0||34||33||0||205.2||205||99||86||21||56||4||139||1.27||3.76|
|2013||Pit||6||4||0 - 0||12||12||0||62.2||58||26||25||10||12||1||46||1.12||3.59|
|2014||Pit||0||2||0 - 0||6||6||0||26.2||37||25||20||10||8||1||20||1.69||6.75|
|2015||Tex||6||4||0 - 0||17||15||0||86.1||99||48||47||10||36||2||72||1.56||4.90|
|Career||97||98||0 - 0||275||263||2||1557.1||1560||796||710||185||534||37||1281||1.34||4.10|
|2005||Hou||Total||0||1||0 - 0||3||0||0||4.2||5||2||2||2||5||1||4||3.86|
|LDS||0||0||0 - 0||1||0||0||1.0||1||1||1||1||0||0||2||9.00|
|WS||0||1||0 - 0||2||0||0||3.2||4||1||1||1||5||1||2||2.45|
|Career||0||1||0 - 0||3||0||0||4.2||5||2||2||2||5||1||4||3.86|