Francisco Rodriguez RUMORS & NEWS

  • Justin Wilson named new Tigers' closer, replacing Francisco Rodriguez

    Michigan Live "The Detroit Tigers have a new closer. Left-hander Justin Wilson will replace Francisco Rodriguez as the Tigers' primary reliever in the ninth inning, manager Brad Ausmus said before Tuesday's game against the Arizona Diamondbacks at Chase Field. Rodriguez has blown four saves this season,..." May 10

  • Struggling Francisco Rodriguez’s job seems to be secure

    Detroit Free Press "Francisco Rodriguez wasn't the reason the Detroit Tigers lost to the Mariners on Thursday. That, as manager Brad Ausmus fact-checked a reporter, fell on the flat offense. But the veteran closer again couldn't get the job done in the ninth inning, taking the loss and looking no different than he..." April 28

  • Rodriguez gives Tigers some assurance: ‘I’m fine’

    Detroit News "It certainly looked bad when it happened. Detroit Tigers closer Francisco Rodriguez, after collecting an errant relay and throwing out the would-be winning run at the plate Saturday during WBC play, struggled to get to his feet and limped off the field. Later, he was shown on a cell phone..." March 12