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Francisco Rodriguez (baseball, born 1982)

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  • Some thoughts on the Orioles' trade possibilities, A.J. Pierzynski and more

    Some thoughts on the Orioles' trade possibilities, A.J. Pierzynski and more
    I’ve been talking to several baseball people outside of the Orioles organization for the past week or so about the club's trade possibilities as the July 31 nonwaiver deadline approaches. Everyone basically says the same thing: Dan Duquette will...
  • Nick Hundley makes first start with Orioles, Chris Davis' wife has baby and more

    Nick Hundley makes first start with Orioles, Chris Davis' wife has baby and more
    MILWAUKEE -- The Orioles are playing at Miller Park for just the second time in club history -- they lost two of three games here in 2008. The Orioles and Milwaukee Brewers have faced off in just two series since the Brewers began playing in the...
  • Orioles rally against Francisco Rodriguez for 7-6 win over Brewers in 10 innings

    Orioles rally against Francisco Rodriguez for 7-6 win over Brewers in 10 innings
    MILWAUKEE -- Catcher Nick Hundley isn’t some nervous rookie with nubs for fingernails and a stomach that does somersaults when there’s a pressure situation before him. Hundley, 30, has been in the major leagues for parts of seven seasons,...
  • Nothing like Jim Johnson off the mound, Tommy Hunter hopes to produce like him on it

    Nothing like Jim Johnson off the mound, Tommy Hunter hopes to produce like him on it
    SARASOTA, Fla. — If there is one thing you need to know about reliever Tommy Hunter, it is that he is the interpersonal opposite of the guy the Orioles hope he replaces in the critical closer role. Jim Johnson, who last year became the first...
  • Fernando Rodney reportedly signs with Mariners

    Fernando Rodney reportedly signs with Mariners
    The Orioles’ pursuit of an established veteran closer has seemingly come to an end. Fernando Rodney, the lone remaining free agent viewed strictly as a closer, has reportedly signed a two-year, $14 million deal with the Seattle Mariners, according...
  • Tommy Hunter says he'll be himself if he wins closer role

    Tommy Hunter says he'll be himself if he wins closer role
    SARASOTA, Fla. -- It appears that right-hander Tommy Hunter will enter the Grapefruit League exhibition season with the inside track to win the Orioles' closer role, but he said he isn't going to change much about his bullpen routine. "If that...
  • Showalter says K-Rod will get expanded role down the stretch

    Showalter says K-Rod will get expanded role down the stretch
    Orioles right-hander Francisco Rodriguez is still adapting to a new clubhouse and a new role in the bullpen, but manager Buck Showalter said the veteran reliever will play an expanded role down the stretch. Rodriguez, who had excelled in the closer role...
  • Possibility of Orioles using Tommy Hunter at closer looking more likely each day

    Possibility of Orioles using Tommy Hunter at closer looking more likely each day
    Don’t expect the Orioles to resolve their closer situation any time soon. As the club tries to distance itself from the mess the situation with Grant Balfour created, the Orioles' external search still seems to be focused on free-agent right-...
  • Thoughts and observations on Orioles trade acquisition Francisco Rodriguez

    Thoughts and observations on Orioles trade acquisition Francisco Rodriguez
    Newly acquired Orioles pitcher Francisco Rodriguez is expected to arrive in Kansas City today and be added to the team’s 25-man roster. The Orioles have already transferred Nolan Reimold to the 60-day DL to get 40-man roster space, but after...
  • Orioles to option Danny Valencia to Triple-A Norfolk to make space for Francisco Rodriguez

    Orioles to option Danny Valencia to Triple-A Norfolk to make space for Francisco Rodriguez
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The Orioles are optioning designated hitter Danny Valencia to Triple-A Norfolk to make 25-man roster space for trade acquisition Francisco Rodriguez. With the Orioles scheduled to face right-handed starters over the next four...
  • What they're saying about the Orioles' trade for Francisco Rodriguez

    What they're saying about the Orioles' trade for Francisco Rodriguez
    The Orioles made what could be considered a classic trade deadline move Tuesday, dealing promising prospect Nick Delmonico to the Milwaukee Brewers for right-handed reliever Francisco Rodriguez, a piece that could be critical to a postseason run. It&...
  • Francisco Rodriguez says he hopes to take pressure off O's bullpen

    Francisco Rodriguez says he hopes to take pressure off O's bullpen
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Reliever Francisco Rodriguez joined the Orioles before Wednesday's game in Kansas City still a little surprised he was suddenly wearing a Baltimore uniform after having been acquired in a trade. Trade rumors had him linked to a...