Fernando Rodriguez (baseball)

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Fernando Rodriguez
Fernando Rodriguez on July 2, 2012.jpg
Rodriguez pitching for the Houston Astros in 2012
Oakland Athletics – No. 33
Relief pitcher
Born: (1984-06-18) June 18, 1984 (age 30)
El Paso, Texas
Bats: Right Throws: Right
MLB debut
May 2, 2009 for the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim
Career statistics
(through May 31, 2014)
Win–loss record 5–13
Earned run average 4.66
Strikeouts 140
WHIP 1.46

Fernando Rodriguez (born June 18, 1984) is an American professional baseball player. He plays in Major League Baseball as a relief pitcher for the Oakland Athletics.

Rodriguez made his major league debut with the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim against the New York Yankees on May 2, 2009, at Yankee Stadium, pitching in one inning, getting two outs, and giving up three runs.[1]

On May 17, 2011, Rodriguez was called up by the Houston Astros.[2]

After the 2012 season, the Astros traded Rodriguez and Jed Lowrie to the Oakland Athletics for Chris Carter, Brad Peacock, and Max Stassi.[3]

He had season-ending Tommy John surgery on March 28 and missed the entire 2013 season.[4]

After the 2013 season, Rodriguez signed a one-year contract with the Athletics for 2014, avoiding arbitration.[5]


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