Francisco Rodriguez RUMORS & NEWS

  • K-Rod matches John Franco for 4th on career saves list

    Hardball Talk "Tigers closer Francisco Rodriguez wrapped up Sunday’s 6-5 win over the Royals with a scoreless ninth inning. It’s save number 38 on the year for the veteran, but more importantly, it’s save number 424 of his 15-year career, tying him with John Franco for fourth on baseball’s all-time saves list." September 05

  • Tigers closer Francisco Rodriguez says he battled Zika in offseason

    ESPN "As someone who has experienced Zika firsthand, Detroit Tigers pitcher Francisco Rodriguez would give this advice to any athletes traveling to the 2016 Rio Olympics: Do your homework. Rodriguez, a 34-year-old native of Caracas, Venezuela, contracted the virus this past offseason and learned just..." June 01

  • Francisco Rodriguez becomes the sixth to join the 400-save club

    Hardball Talk "Tigers closer Francisco Rodriguez protected the Tigers’ lead in the ninth inning for what turned out to be a 3-1 victory. In doing so, he notched his league-leading 14th save of the season and the 400th save of his 15-year career. Rodriguez gave up a leadoff double to Freddy Galvis followed by a..." May 25