FERNANDO RODNEY RUMORS

AP source: Fernando Rodney, M's agree to $14M deal

A person familiar with the negotiations tells The Associated Press that reliever Fernando Rodney and the Seattle Mariners have agreed to a $14 million, two-year contract. The person spoke on condition of anonymity Thursday because the agreement was subject to a physical. The deal, first reported by ESPN, also includes performance bonuses. Adding Rodney was the latest splurge by...
Via AP on Fox
February 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Seattle Mariners sign Fernando Rodney

The Seattle Mariners and reliever Fernando Rodney have agreed to a two-year, $14 million contract, according to Jonah Keri of Grantland. Source: #Mariners, Fernando Rodney agree on 2-year, $14 million contract. Could earn up to $15M with incentives. — Jonah Keri (@jonahkeri) February 6, 2014 According to Keri, Rodney could earn up to $15 million with incentives Rodney, 36, ...
Via Tireball.com
February 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Yankees Hot Stove: A Fernando feeling

On Super Bowl Sunday, Nick Cafardo of the Boston Globe reported that, “There’s a feeling that a team like the Yankees may pluck Rodney, or someone of his ilk, to ensure they have another closer in case Dave Robertson breaks down or isn’t up to the task.” Fernando Rodney pitching for the Detroit Tigers. (Photo credit: Wikipedia) With the seemingly questionable state of...
Via Lady Loves Pinstripes
February 04, 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 rumors: Fernando Rodney could return as a better closer option

The Tampa Bay Rays have acquired closer Heath Bell in anticipation of losing fellow closer Fernando Rodney to free agency. It appears, though, that Rodney has a chance to resume his closer's role with the Rays. Tampa Bay Times' Joe Smith reports that Rays pitching coach Jim Hickey "wouldn't be surprised" to see Rodney back on the Rays.Rodney has had contact...
Via Sports Injury Alert
January 05, 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 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

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

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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