Francisco Rodríguez

#57RP,
W
2
L
5
ERA
7.82
K
23
BB
11
Height: 6' 0"
Weight: 180
Bat: R
Throw: R
Born:
College: None
Birth Place: Caracas, Venezuela
Draft: Undrafted 1998 signed by the
  • Free agent reliever Francisco Rodriguez told Jon Heyman of FanRag Sports that he hit 93 mph in a recent bullpen session.<p><b>Advice</b>: Rodriguez couldn't crack 90 mph with his fastball last summer in the Nationals' minor league system and was released on July 14. That was after the Tigers cut him loose on June 23. He's hoping to throw for interested teams sometime this month and the 36-year-old right-hander would seemingly be willing to accept another non-guaranteed minor league deal. "I still have plenty left," Rodriguez said this week. "I’m physically way better than I was last year. I’m ready. If I didn’t have it, I’d say it. I’m a straight shooter – my own worst critic."</p><p><b>More</b>: <a href="https://www.fanragsports.com/heyman-francisco-rodriguez-ready-to-re-prove-himself/">FanRag Sports</a></p>
    Advice: Rodriguez couldn't crack 90 mph with his fastball last summer in the Nationals' minor league system and was released on July 14. That was after the Tigers cut him loose on June 23. He's hoping to throw for interested teams sometime this month and the 36-year-old right-hander would seemingly be willing to accept another non-guaranteed minor league deal. "I still have plenty left," Rodriguez said this week. "I’m physically way better than I was last year. I’m ready. If I didn’t have it, I’d say it. I’m a straight shooter – my own worst critic."
    Rotoworld