FRancisco Rodriguez has obtained visa in Venezuela and is expected in #Brewers camp around Friday.
According to #Brewers manager Ron Roenicke, club hasn't finalized contract for K-Rod and there is no guess on arrival from Venezuela.
K-Rod not coming to #marlins. Has agreed to go elsewhere.
K-Rod has agreement with brewers 2-yr deal
Sources: #Brewers owner Mark Attanasio talking with K-Rod’s agent, Scott Boras, about signing the free-agent reliever.
K-Rod is seeking $10 million contract but with #Dodgers closer Kenley Jansen out 8-12 weeks after foot surgery, LA could be nice fit.
Hardball Talk "Francisco Rodriguez remaining unsigned late in an offseason is nothing new, but this time around the longtime closer is still on the market because he’s holding out for a two-year offer from someone. That’s according to Ken Rosenthal of FOXSports.com, who also says re-signing with the Brewers..." February 12
Sporting News "Francisco Rodriguez recorded 44 saves for the Brewers last year, but it had appeared the team was going to move on from its closer. Milwaukee tried to acquire Phillies closer Jonathan Papelbon, but that deal has reportedly fallen through. So the Brewers have once again turned their attention to..." January 26
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "Francisco Rodriguez has seen a lot in his 13-year career in the major leagues. But even he is blown away by how 2014 turned out for him. The Milwaukee Brewers’ collapse aside, the 32-year-old enjoyed his best season since 2008, when he set the single-season saves record with 62. Rodriguez..." September 30
SB Nation "K-Rod spent time with both clubs in 2013 after starting the year on a minor league deal with Milwaukee. The Orioles and Brewers have expressed interest in free agent reliever Francisco Rodriguez, according to MASN's Roch Kubatko. K-Rod started the 2013 season as a Brevard County Manatee in..." January 03
Baltimore Sun "The Orioles head into Christmas Week without a closer, but they are still in the mix for free-agent right-hander Fernando Rodney. According to an industry source, the Orioles are one of four teams who have shown “significant interest” in the 36-year-old, who saved 85 of 95 opportunities for the..." December 23
Baltimore Sun "There's always some impatience by baseball fans shortly after the regular season ends and before free agency really gets going. And the Orioles' brass has been doing things -- most specifically, interviewing candidates for the club’s vacant pitching coach position. But as for some of the other..." October 29
SB Nation "Rodriguez didn't fit in with the Orioles after being traded to Baltimore mid-season. The Baltimore Orioles will not re-sign reliever Francisco Rodriguez after he spent half a season with the team following a trade from Milwaukee according to a report from CSN Baltimore. Rodriguez turned out..." October 05
CSN Baltimore "Francisco Rodriguez pitched for the Orioles for the first time on Thursday night. Rodriguez allowed a home run to Kansas City’s Billy Butler. It was his second night in an Orioles uniform after he was traded from Milwaukee on Tuesday night. “I know I was going to get traded. The Orioles were a..." July 27
#Brewers announce they have traded reliever Francisco Rodriguez to Baltimore for third base prospect Nick Delmonico.
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "The Brewers have traded veteran reliever Francisco Rodriguez to the Baltimore Orioles for third base prospect Nick Delmonico. Several teams had shown interest in Rodriguez, 31, who signed with the Brewers after the season began but eventually became their clsoer. He was 1-1 with a 1.09 ER in 25..." July 23
There is some hope in the Tigers' organization that when the dust settles, they will be the team that lands Francisco Rodriguez. We'll see.
CBSSports.com "The Dodgers got the starting pitcher they needed when they traded for Ricky Nolasco. The next task: Improving what statistically has been one of baseball's worst bullpens. A Dodgers scout was dispatched to Milwaukee this week, sent to look at the three relievers the Brewers are currently..." July 09
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "With the non-waiver trade deadline looming at the end of the month, the rumor mill is beginning to kick into high gear. And with the Milwaukee Brewers sporting one of the worst records in baseball, it's not surprising to see them listed high on the lists of potential sellers. One specific..." July 05
Fox Sports Wisconsin "Francisco Rodriguez had waited a really long time to experience the emotion he felt recording the final out of Saturday's victory. Rodriguez became the 25th player in Major League Baseball history to record his 300th save, as he worked a scoreless ninth in Milwaukee's 2-0 victory over Atlanta..." June 22
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "The Milwaukee Brewers will have a new yet familiar face in their bullpen for their series finale against the Pittsburgh Pirates at PNC Park. Veteran right-hander Francisco Rodriguez will be selected from Class AAA Nashville on Thursday, culminating a month-long tryout of sorts that saw "K-Rod"..." May 16