Francisco Rodriguez | Disciples of Uecker - Part 2

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2014 Position Previews: Closer

Starter: Jim Henderson Backup: Francisco Rodriguez, Brandon Kintzler AAA Depth: Johnny Hellweg, Michael Blazek, Alfredo Figaro The future: Jimmy Nelson, Damien Magnifico, David Goforth, Wei-Chung Wang, John Axford again? Closers are a strange breed, or at least that’s the expectation. It’s perhaps the one role in baseball where a player’s outrageous /… [More]

Brewers Camp Battles: Bullpen Fun

Last season, despite owning the fifth-lowest ERA, the Brewers’ bullpen held the ninth-highest FIP and sixth-lowest WAR. It wasn’t an elite group, but it wasn’t terrible, either. They only walk 3.04 batters per nine innings, stranded 77% of base runners, and posted a fairly league… [More]

Weekend Roundup: K-Rod and Gilbert Lara

The news broke on Friday that the Brewers had once again signed up Francisco Rodriguez to pitch out of their bullpen. The deal, first reported by Chris Cotillo, is for one year. Adam McCalvy then reported that the base salary would be 3.25 million and… [More]

Brewers Leverage K-Rod Well; Trade For Corner Bat

It’s been an excruciatingly slow trade deadline in Milwaukee. On Tuesday evening, though, the first domino tumbled when the Brewers announced they traded closer Francisco Rodriguez to the Baltimore Orioles for third base prospect Nicky Delmonico. Rodriguez pitched tremendously for the Brewers this season, stepping… [More]

Twitter Mailbag: Trade Deadline, Weeks, Ramirez

“Putting on your GM cap, which players, for one reason or another, do you think are untradeable and why?”  –  @KyleAshauer I don’t believe any player on the Brewers roster is currently untradeable based upon money. If Vernon Wells and his albatross contract can be… [More]

Recent Trends in Brewers’ Tradeable Assets

After a soulless 10-1 thumping by the lowly Houston Astros, it feels like the final few nails are being prepped for the metaphorical coffin. The Brewers currently sit 13 games under .500 and need nothing short of a miracle to rejoin the Wild Card race…. [More]

Brewers Lose Another, Recall K-Rod

Since that improbable nine-game win streak, the Milwaukee Brewers have lost 14 of their last 19 games. They haven’t won a series since the Pirates came to Milwaukee and have been swept twice by the best teams in the NL Central. While the offense hasn’t… [More]

Brewers bringing back Thirty Pitches of Terror

While the Brewers’ bullpen has stabilized a bit recently, it’s never a bad idea to add an insurance policy. Well, maybe almost never, depending on your opinion of the Brewers bringing Francisco Rodriguez back. The Brewers announced after Wednesday night’s walkoff win that they were… [More]

Two former Brewers in Law’s Top 50 Free Agents list

With free agency officially starting, ESPN’s Keith Law released his annual list of Top 50 free agents (Insider-only link) on the market. Two former Brewers made the list: Shaun Marcum at #23 and Francisco Rodriguez at #46. Law has Marcum as the 10th-best starting pitcher… [More]

Arbitration and Pending Free Agents

Last night, Paul Hagen reported on MLB.com that MLB and MLBPA set the arbitration mark for the 2012-2013 off-season. In order to gain a compensatory pick for losing free agents, ballclubs must offer their pending free agents at least $13.3 million. Furthermore, in order to… [More]