Rodríguez pitching for the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim on April 16, 2007
|Milwaukee Brewers – No. 57|
|Born: (1982-01-07) January 7, 1982 (age 31)
|Bats: Right||Throws: Right|
|September 18, 2002 for the Anaheim Angels|
(through June 8, 2013)
|Earned run average||2.67|
|Career highlights and awards|
Francisco José Rodríguez Sr. (born January 7, 1982), nicknamed "Frankie" and "K-Rod", is a Venezuelan professional baseball pitcher for the Milwaukee Brewers.
He previously pitched for the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim from 2002 to 2008, and the New York Mets from 2009 to mid-way through the 2011 season where he pitched as the closer for both teams.
Rodríguez holds the major league record for saves in a single season, with 62, set in 2008. He is a three-time league leader in saves (2005, 2006, and 2008).