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FERNANDO RODNEY RUMORS

How (Un)Lucky Have The Seattle Mariners Been?

In the throes of the NFL season and endless scandals, many Seattle Mariners fans can be forgiven if they didn’t actually see Fernando Rodney walk four hitters in the 10th to lose the game to the Oakland A’s over the weekend. Although it is pretty difficult to walk four batters in one inning, Rodney hasn’t blown an inordinate number of saves over the course of the season. It’s...
Via Oregon Sports News
September 17, 2014  |  Discuss

No arrows for Fernando Rodney

You have to hand it to the Oakland Athletics. They are a smart team that uses their information very wisely. The A's had tied a huge game with the Seattle Mariners up with a home run by Josh Donaldson off of perhaps the best pitcher in the American League. The homer ensured that King Felix could not seal the deal on perhaps the biggest start of his career in Seattle. In the...
Via The Flagrant Fan
September 14, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Jays fans troll Rodney with arrows

Throughout his career Fernando Rodney has irritated opposing fans with his routine of shooting an imaginary bow and arrow into the stands after each save.On Thursday, a group of Blue Jays fans trolled the Mariners closer by drawing back on their own invisible bows and riddling Rodney with barrage of unseen arrows as he walked out to the mound.These guys might want to brush up on...
Via The Other Paper
August 15, 2014  |  Discuss

The Confidence Of Fernando Rodney Backfires

((HT: MLB.com))When Mariners closer Fernando Rodney does well, he pulls out an arrow from his quiver and sends a shot into the air celebrating his closing...Only problem... when you pitch more than an inning, this can happen if you don't keep it upYour browser does not support iframes.Boom...Karma...
Via Online Sports Guys
July 21, 2014  |  Discuss

New York Yankees in on Fernando Rodney

The good news for Fernando Rodney is that teams remember his 2012 season. That will likely earn him a chance to close for a Major League team, or at least compete for the closer’s gig. The bad news for Rodney is that teams also remember his 2013 season, when he was a mess at times and would sometimes go three hitters without throwing a strike. He may not walk into a closer’s...
Via Pro Sports Daily
February 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Rays celebrate Fernando Rodney's rescue from dugout bathroom (Video)

Your browser does not support iframes. Tampa Bay Rays closer Fernando Rodney got himself locked in the dugout bathroom during the late innings of Friday night's game in Oakland. O.co Coliseum personnel had to get involved and were able to pry the door open to end Rodney's 15 minute ordeal. The Rays celebrated with Rodney once he was finally free, although Rays manager...
Via Holdout Sports
August 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Despite five blown saves, Rays' Fernando Rodney remains confident

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. A new day, a chance to forget. Tampa Bay Rays closer Fernando Rodney spoke for the first time Sunday since blowing his fifth save in a 4-3 loss to the New York Yankees in 11 innings on Saturday at Tropicana Field. The Rays held a 3-1 lead after eight, but Rodney allowed two runs and two hits with a walk in the ninth in the latest struggle in an uncommon season...
Via Fox Sports Florida
May 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Despite blown saves, Fernando Rodney remains confident

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. A new day, a chance to forget. Tampa Bay Rays closer Fernando Rodney spoke for the first time Sunday since blowing his fifth save in a 4-3 loss to the New York Yankees in 11 innings on Saturday at Tropicana Field. The Rays held a 3-1 lead after eight, but Rodney allowed two runs and two hits with a walk in the ninth in the latest struggle in an uncommon season...
Via Fox Sports Florida
May 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Dominicans having blast at WBC

Fernando Rodney spins a story as easily as he flicks his unhittable changeup. Rodney, the Dominican Republic's mesmerizing closer in this World Baseball Classic, brought a curious bauble with him to one spring training as a member of the Detroit Tigers: a necklace bearing what appeared to be an animal's tooth. When reporters inquired about the peculiar artifact, Rodney...
Via Fox Sports
March 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Rodney flourishing with Rays in closer role

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. In a season that has frequently veered off course with injuries and inconsistency, one facet of the Tampa Bay Rays game has been right on target. The man and the moment have become a hands-down hit as in bulls-eye. Its the pantomime act Tampa Bay fans and teammates have come to love, when closer Fernando Rodney celebrates his latest save by firing an imaginary...
Via Fox Sports Florida
July 06, 2012  |  Discuss
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