A's RHP Rodriguez undergoes elbow surgery

Oakland Athletics right-hander Fernando Rodriguez has undergone reconstructive elbow surgery. The team said before Thursday's exhibition at the San Francisco Giants that the procedure had no complications. The surgery was performed Wednesday by Dr. Thomas Mehlhoff at the Texas Orthopedic Hospital in Houston. Rodriguez will rejoin the A's on Saturday to begin his rehabilitation...
Via AP on Fox
March 28, 2013  |  Discuss

A's Spring Notes: Rodriguez Hurting

The injury bug has bit the Oakland A's spring camp. We have news on Fernando Rodriguez, as well as notes on a minor leaguer who has retired, and more.
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March 14, 2013  |  Discuss

A’s pitcher Fernando Rodriguez has torn UCL

Fernando Rodriguez reportedly has a torn UCL—ulnar collateral ligament if you’re keeping score at home—in his right elbow and will likely need season-ending Tommy John surgery. The A’s reliever is apparently seeking a second opinion before going through with surgery, but the writing is pretty much on the wall. The right-hander came out of a game on Monday after throwing...
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March 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Athletics pitcher Fernando Rodriguez needs Tommy John surgery

The season of right-handed reliever Fernando Rodriguez is over before it began. The 28-year-old old will need Tommy John surgery to repair a ligament in his right elbow. Rodriguez will miss the entire 2013 season. Oakland acquired Rodriguez from Houston along with Jed Lowrie. Chris Carter went to Houston in the deal. Rodriguez’s fastball could reach 95-mph but he lasted just one...
Via Tireball.com
March 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Astros no match for Lynn in loss to Cards

HOUSTON (AP) -- The last time reliever Fernando Rodriguez took over for an injured starter in the second inning he wound up getting a win for the Houston Astros. On Monday night he didn't come out of the tough situation nearly as well. Lance Lynn pitched seven innings to earn his 17th win, rookie Pete Kozma hit a two-run homer and the St. Louis Cardinals strengthened their...
Via Fox Sports Houston
September 25, 2012  |  Discuss

Astros edged by Rodriguez, Pirates

HOUSTON (AP) -- Rod Barajas hit a tiebreaking single in the eighth inning and the Pittsburgh Pirates rallied past Houston 4-3 on Saturday night, sending the Astros to their club-record 12th straight loss. Wandy Rodriguez pitched six innings in his Pittsburgh debut, allowing three runs and six hits with five walks against his former team. The free-falling Astros, who have lost 25...
Via Fox Sports Houston
July 28, 2012  |  Discuss

Following the "book" burns Mills, Astros

When Astro manager elected to replace starting pitcher Wandy Rodriguez after eight innings of three hit ball to go with his closer, Brett Myers to close the game in Pittsburgh on Sunday he was doing what most major league managers would do. He followed the "Book" or the recognized strategic move used in modern baseball. Then he got the pages slammed on his fingers. Myers...
Via Fox Sports Houston
May 13, 2012  |  Discuss

Miguel Buendia Escapes with a Draw at PAP Gloves & Guitars

Just as expected, it was a night of knockouts at the Gloves and Guitars boxing event held at the Fort Worth Convention Center on Saturday night. Thanks to Paulie Ayala Promotions, and the fanatic boxing fans that did attend, it was one of the fastest boxing events that I have ever attended. And that is because the boxers came out to take care of business as fast as they could on...
Via North Texas Fisticuffs
January 29, 2012  |  Discuss

Miguel Buendia Returns at Paulie Ayala’s Gloves and Guitars in Fort Worth

The last time I saw Miguel Buendia (7-1, 4KO’s) it was only three short months ago when he knocked out the tough Abraham Esquivel (4-2) in the fifth round.  Buendia is coming into this fight after two consecutive knockouts and appears to be in great shape according to his own statement on our own Combat Sports TV interview. He is also coming into this fight after being part of...
Via North Texas Fisticuffs
January 26, 2012  |  Discuss

NTF Year End Awards - 2011 Boxing Fight of the Year

Winner:  Miguel Buendia vs. Fernando Rodriguez (Battle of DFW, May 2011) Few fighters guarantee an evening of excitement quite like Fort Worth’s Miguel Buendia and Dallas’ Fernando Rodriguez.  Neither fighter has met a fight they didn’t like and their penchant for encaging in roaring slugfests have given them a following here in North Texas.  Now, when you put the both...
Via North Texas Fisticuffs
January 03, 2012  |  Discuss

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