Francisco Rodriguez News Archive
Rodriguez is regaining some of manager Brad Ausmus's trust and could work his way back into high-leverage situations, Ryan Zuke of MLive.com reports.
Rodriguez (1-5) was tagged with the loss in Tuesday's 13-inning game against the Orioles. He allowed two earned runs in an inning of work on two hits and a walk.
In his first appearance since being removed from the closer's role, Rodriguez pitched a scoreless inning in Thursday's win over the Angels.
Rodriguez was relieved of his closer duties Tuesday, Bob Nightengale of USA Today reports.
Rodriguez (1-4) blew a save opportunity in Sunday's loss to the Athletics. He retired just one batter, and allowed three runs (all earned) on two hits and a walk in taking the defeat.
Rodriguez worked around a hit and a walk with one strikeout to record his seventh save of the season in Tuesday's 5-2 win over the Indians.
Rodriguez threw a perfect inning in a non-save situation in Sunday's win over the White Sox. He struck out two.
The Tigers aren't expected to remove Rodriguez from the closer job in the near future, if they consider it at all this year, Anthony Fenech of the Detroit Free Press reports.
Rodriguez (1-2) took the loss Thursday against the Mariners. He gave up two hits and a run in an inning of work.