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Francisco Rodriguez (baseball, born 1982)

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  • What they're saying about the Orioles' trade for Bud Norris

    What they're saying about the Orioles' trade for Bud Norris
    The Orioles sure weren't timid in their approach to this year's non-waiver trade deadline. They kicked off the unofficial trading season with their deal for Scott Feldman, grabbed Francisco Rodriguez last week and then beat the deadline by minutes with...
  • Davis hits his 40th homer and McLouth adds a grand slam in Orioles' 11-8 win over Mariners

    Davis hits his 40th homer and McLouth adds a grand slam in Orioles' 11-8 win over Mariners
    There's not a whole lot of mystery to this version of the Orioles. Pitch well enough and hope for the home run — because no one in the sport is better at hitting baseballs a long way. In an 11-8 slugfest victory over the Seattle Mariners on Friday...
  • Chris Davis' 41st homer sparks Orioles to a 10-3 win over San Diego Padres

    Chris Davis' 41st homer sparks Orioles to a 10-3 win over San Diego Padres
    SAN DIEGO – With one swing, Orioles first baseman Chris Davis erased the disappointment of his previous three at-bats Wednesday at Petco Park. Davis had already struck out twice and stranded four baserunners — including three in scoring...
  • Orioles blast past Giants, 10-2, in series finale in San Francisco

    Orioles blast past Giants, 10-2, in series finale in San Francisco
    As dormant as the Orioles' bats seem to get sometimes with runners in scoring position, they always seem to be just one hit away from an offensive eruption. Despite managing just one hit – a third-inning single by pitcher Bud Norris – in...
  • Diamondbacks beat Orioles with another walk-off homer after Johnson blows save

    Diamondbacks beat Orioles with another walk-off homer after Johnson blows save
    Orioles closer Jim Johnson stood by his locker and explained what has become a familiar scene at the end of games. For his second straight outing, Johnson – the majors' saves leader with 39 – couldn't preserve a one-run ninth-inning lead....
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...