Found July 22, 2013 on FenwayNation:
(US PRESSWIRE Photo)According to multiple reports, the Red Sox are one of three teams interested in acquiring Brewers reliever Francisco Rodriguez (AKA K-Rod). Although the conventional wisdom is that K-Rod is a shell of his former dominant self, he has compiled an impressive record in 2013 (1.09 ERA, 25 appearances, 10 for 10 in saves). Reportedly, the Dodgers and Tigers are also in on the right-hander—although the Red Sox probably have the best batch of mid-level prospects to offer Milwaukee. The Red Sox bullpen has been devastated, with the loss of two closers (Andrew Bailey and Joel Hanrahan) along with lefty specialist Andrew Miller and the disappearance into the Reliever Protection Program of Daniel Bard. Paging Alfredo Aceves!

Orioles acquire K-Rod in trade

The Baltimore Orioles are trying to solidify their bullpen for their playoff run, and they have added K-Rod to their team in a trade.

Brewers trade Francisco Rodriguez to Orioles

MILWAUKEE -- The Milwaukee Brewers have traded reliever Francisco Rodriguez to the Baltimore Orioles in exchange for minor league third baseman Nick Delmonico. Rodriguez, 31, appeared in 25 games for the Brewers this season with a 1.09 ERA and 10 saves. Signed in April to a minor-league contract, Rodriguez was promoted to the Brewers on May 15. "We appreciate Francisco'...

Orioles acquire Francisco Rodriguez from Brewers

The Tigers, Dodgers and Red Sox were thought to be the most interested teams in Brewers reliever Francisco Rodriguez, but a team lying in the weeds came out of nowhere and acquired him. The Baltimore Orioles have acquired Francisco Rodriguez from the Brewers for Nick Delmonico, the Orioles announced. Francisco Rodriguez was having arguably his most dominant season in the big...

Baltimore Orioles Acquire Reliever Francisco Rodriguez From Milwaukee Brewers for Minor League Infielder

Veteran reliever Francisco Rodriguez is now a Baltimore Oriole. The Brewers sent the 31-year-old relief pitcher to the O’s for minor league infielder, Nick Delmonico. Appearing in 25 games this season, K-Rod has a 1.09 ERA, has recorded 26 strikeouts in 24 2/3 innings and has 10 saves on the year. Delmonico was a sixth-round pick in 2011, and the 20-year-old was hitting .244 in...

Francisco Rodriguez traded for Baltimore 3B prospect

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 games and had converted all 10 of his save opportunities. But, with the team mired in...

Orioles Acquire Francisco Rodriguez from Brewers

The Brewers have sent veteran relief pitcher Francisco Rodriguez (K Rod) to the Orioles for minor league infielder Nick Delmonico. Rodriguez is a solid pick up for the O’s whose bullpen has been less than stellar. Even though last season was a forgettable one for Rodriguez he has since bounce backed and hit his stride again with a 1.09 ERA. With the addition of Rodriguez the O’s...

Orioles bolster bullpen with Francisco Rodriguez

The Baltimore Orioles have acquired reliever Francisco Rodriguez from the Milwaukee Brewers in exchange for minor league third baseman Nick Delmonico. Rodriguez has ten saves for Milwaukee this season along with a 1.09 ERA and 26 strikeouts in 24 2/3 innings. Baltimore has seen their bullpen's ERA jump by more than half a run this season up to 3.68 after an unreal 2012 that...

Orioles Acquire Francisco Rodriguez From Brewers

  The Orioles are making moves. The Brewers have sent  veteran reliever Francisco ‘K Rod’ Rodriguez to the Orioles in return for minor league infielder Nick Delmonico. K-Rod had a forgetful last season, but has since found his stride again and has a 1.09 ERA, and is again a top relief pitcher in the sport. The Orioles have moved Nolan Reimold down to the 60 day DL to make room...

BREAKING: K-Rod Traded to the Orioles

– Francisco Rodriguez – photo by: Tomko2011 Brewers closer Francisco Rodriguez has been traded to the Baltimore Orioles for third base prospect Nick Delmonico.  Rodriguez will slot behind Jim Johnson in the Orioles bullpen and give them a boost in being able to shut down the back end of ball games.  This is a no brainer for the Orioles because they are certainly a contender...

O's get K-Rod in trade with Brewers

The Baltimore Orioles have acquired reliever Francisco Rodriguez from the Milwaukee Brewers for minor league infielder Nick Delmonico. The Orioles cleared space for Rodriguez on the 40-man roster Tuesday by transferring outfielder Nolan Reimold to the 60-day disabled list before their game against the Kansas City Royals. Rodriguez was one of the game's best relievers during...

Orioles add Francisco Rodriguez in trade with Brewers

The Baltimore Orioles have added Francisco Rodriguez to their bullpen. On Tuesday the Orioles added the veteran reliever in exchange for Nick Delmonico. Rodriguez will move into a setup role in Baltimore ahead of closer Jim Johnson. The Brewers had moved Rodriguez to the closers role and he holds a 1.09 ERA and 26/9 K/BB ratio over 24 2/3 innings this season. With his departure the...

Report: Red Sox, Tigers Scouting Brewers Reliever Francisco Rodriguez

Most Red Sox fans hate A-Rod, but could they learn to love a K-Rod? Both the Red Sox and Tigers are scouting Brewers reliever Francisco Rodriguez, according to FOX Sports’ Ken Rosenthal. Rodriguez, a four-time All-Star, might not be the same pitcher he was with the Angels at the beginning of his career, but he is having a very good season for Milwaukee. K-Rod has a 1.09 ERA, 1...

Tigers Rumors: Detroit interested in Padres Luke Gregerson

The Tigers, having missed out on Francisco Rodriguez, have set there sights on a different reliever. They sent two scouts to the Brewers-Padres game and have their eyes on one particular reliever. The Tigers, according to Jon Morosi of Fox Sports, have "continued" interest in Padres relief pitcher Luke Gregerson. Morosi also mentioned Huston Street, Dale Thayer and Joe...
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