Oakland Tribune "In their ongoing quest for bullpen help, the A's went to Triple-A Nashville to call of right-handed reliever Fernando Rodriguez, who was with the club for seven games over two stints last year. To make room on the 40-man roster, Oakland put reliever Chad Smith on the designated for assignment..." May 07
CSN Bay Area "The Oakland A’s reinstated right-handed pitcher Fernando Rodriguez from the 15-day disabled list and optioned him to Triple-A Sacramento, the club announced on Tuesday. Rodriguez began the season on the disabled list as he continued to recover from his March 27, 2013 “Tommy John” surgery on his..." April 30
Fernando Rodriguez, one year removed from TJ surgery, might not pitch in a spring game but is scheduled for simulated/controlled games.