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Francisco Rodriguez (baseball, born 1982)

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  • Showalter shows no signs of turning to K-Rod in closer role

    Showalter shows no signs of turning to K-Rod in closer role
    PHOENIX — While Orioles manager Buck Showalter praised veteran reliever Francisco Rodriguez for his scoreless eighth inning in the Orioles’ 4-3 loss to the Arizona Diamondbacks on Tuesday night, he showed no signs of giving K-Rod a save...
  • Orioles pregame: Showalter doesn't 'foresee' save opportunities for K-Rod

    Orioles pregame: Showalter doesn't 'foresee' save opportunities for K-Rod
    A day after Jim Johnson blew his eighth save of the season in the Orioles’ 4-3 extra-inning loss to the Arizona Diamondbacks, manager Buck Showalter is still standing by his closer. Asked today whether Francisco Rodriguez could get some save...
  • Jim Johnson blows another save and D-backs walk off with another win over Orioles

    Jim Johnson blows another save and D-backs walk off with another win over Orioles
    PHOENIX – After the Orioles’ 14-inning loss to the Arizona Diamondbacks on Wednesday evening, the visiting clubhouse at Chase Field was eerily quiet, the clang of wooden bats being packed and equipment trunk wheels rolling on carpet were the...
  • Orioles thoughts and observations on Jim Johnson, the bullpen and the big picture

    Orioles thoughts and observations on Jim Johnson, the bullpen and the big picture
    After this week’s disaster in the desert, the Orioles are off today. After losing three straight games to the Arizona Diamondbacks, you’d think a day off would be welcome. Orioles manager Buck Showalter said that some of his players would...
  • Should the Orioles use a closer-by-committee approach?

    Should the Orioles use a closer-by-committee approach?
    The off day Thursday couldn’t have come at a better time for the Orioles, who have got to get their bullpen situation figured out in a hurry with tough playoff-relevant series against the Tampa Bay Rays, Oakland Athletics and Boston Red Sox...
  • Orioles option Henry Urrutia to Triple-A Norfolk

    Orioles option Henry Urrutia to Triple-A Norfolk
    The Orioles optioned outfielder and designated hitter Henry Urrutia to Triple-A Norfolk following Friday night’s 6-3 loss to the Colorado Rockies. Manager Buck Showalter said after the game the Orioles will probably bring up a bullpen arm because of...
  • Orioles lose fourth in a row, Chen struggles late in 6-3 loss to Rockies

    Orioles lose fourth in a row, Chen struggles late in 6-3 loss to Rockies
    Taiwanese lefty Wei-Yin Chen has made huge strides since coming to Baltimore as an under-the-radar free agent out of Japan’s professional baseball league before last season. He's become arguably the most consistent starter in the Orioles'...
  • Orioles notes: Orioles recall RHP Josh Stinson from Triple-A

    Orioles notes: Orioles recall RHP Josh Stinson from Triple-A
    The Orioles recalled right-hander Josh Stinson from Triple-A Norfolk on Saturday to take outfielder Henry Urrutia’s roster spot following the team’s 6-3 loss to the Colorado Rockies. Stinson’s presence gives the Orioles a long, right-...
  • Josh Stinson optioned to Triple-A Norfolk; Orioles to call up a hitter Monday

    Josh Stinson optioned to Triple-A Norfolk; Orioles to call up a hitter Monday
    After throwing 2 1/3 scoreless innings this weekend, right-hander Josh Stinson was optioned back to Triple-A Norfolk following Sunday’s game. Stinson knew his stint in Baltimore might be short, but said he wanted to make an impression on Showalter...
  • Orioles RHP Jason Hammel to throw off flat ground Monday, Wednesday

    Orioles RHP Jason Hammel to throw off flat ground Monday, Wednesday
    Orioles right-hander Jason Hammel, who has been on the 15-day disabled list since July 29 with a flexor mass strain, is scheduled to throw on flat ground Monday and Wednesday with the goal to be pitching off a mound by Friday, manager Buck Showalter...
  • Orioles leave 15 runners on base, lose to the Rays 4-3

    Orioles leave 15 runners on base, lose to the Rays 4-3
    The Orioles received the rarest of baseball gifts Monday night, a rocky and abbreviated start from reigning American League Cy Young Award winner David Price. They didn’t enjoy it, though, because the Orioles’ offense simply couldn’t...
  • Roberts hits grand slam and Johnson closes out Orioles' win over A's

    Roberts hits grand slam and Johnson closes out Orioles' win over A's
    Given the rallies and momentum swings in the Orioles' series opener against the Oakland Athletics on Friday night, it became a game the Orioles needed to win to not only gain ground in the playoff chase but also boost the team's psyche. The biggest...