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Eduardo Rodríguez
ERA W-L K
4.71 3-7 100
Team: BostonHt / Wt: 6-2 / 220 NFBC ADP: 292.60
Position: SPBorn: 4/7/1993 Birthplace: Valencia, Venezuela
Bats/Throws: L/L Draft: Undrafted by Orioles (2010)


Latest News
Oct. 2 10:12 PM PT11:12 PM MT12:12 AM CT1:12 AM ET1:12 ET5:12 GMT13:12 10:12 PM MST12:12 AM EST12:42 AM VEN9:12 UAE12:12 AM CT-Rodriguez struck out nine over five-plus innings in Saturday's start against Toronto, but issued five walks and allowed three runs while not getting a decision.
Analysis: The left-hander racked up an impressive 29 strikeouts over his final three starts of the regular season. Though he notched only one win over his last 13 starts, Rodriguez has a solid 3.44 ERA over that stretch to earn a spot in Boston's ALDS rotation.
Sep. 20 7:46 PM PT8:46 PM MT9:46 PM CT10:46 PM ET22:46 ET2:46 GMT10:46 7:46 PM MST9:46 PM EST10:16 PM VEN6:46 UAE (+1)9:46 PM CT-Rodriguez earned his first win in 11 starts Tuesday, allowing two runs and four hits in 6 1/3 innings with a walk and seven strikeouts at Baltimore.
Analysis: The left-hander was provided five runs of support after being given just 13 over his previous 10 outings. Rodriguez owns a solid 3.21 ERA since the All-Star break.
Sep. 16 11:45 PM PT12:45 AM MT1:45 AM CT2:45 AM ET2:45 ET6:45 GMT14:45 11:45 PM MST1:45 AM EST2:15 AM VEN10:45 UAE1:45 AM CT-Rodriguez lasted only 2 1/3 innings in Thursday's start against the Yankees, in which he was tagged for eight hits and four runs while not receiving a decision.
Analysis: Rodriguez had pitched well in each of his previous two starts, including an eight-inning gem Sept. 4 at Oakland in which he yielded one hit through eight scoreless innings. The left-hander still hasn't won since mid-July, going 0-4 in 10 starts despite a respectable 3.50 ERA during that period.
Sep. 10 6:39 PM PT7:39 PM MT8:39 PM CT9:39 PM ET21:39 ET1:39 GMT9:39 6:39 PM MST8:39 PM EST9:09 PM VEN5:39 UAE (+1)8:39 PM CT-Rodriguez was dealt a loss Saturday in Toronto after allowing three runs - two earned - in six innings.
Analysis: Rodriguez fanned five and only gave up four hits, though one was a costly two-run homer to Melvin Upton Jr. in the second inning. Winless (0-4) in his last eight starts, the unlucky left-hander owns a 2.96 ERA over that stretch but has received only 13 runs of support from the majors' leading offense.
Sep. 5 9:21 AM PT10:21 AM MT11:21 AM CT12:21 PM ET12:21 ET16:21 GMT0:21 9:21 AM MST11:21 AM EST11:51 AM VEN20:21 UAE11:21 AM CT-Rodriguez took a no-hitter into the eighth, ultimately allowing just one hit in that many frames, but the Red Sox lost 1-0 to the A's on Sunday.
Analysis: Rodriguez has failed to make it through five innings in five of his 15 starts, so this long outing was a very positive sign.
Aug. 29 9:01 AM PT10:01 AM MT11:01 AM CT12:01 PM ET12:01 ET16:01 GMT0:01 9:01 AM MST11:01 AM EST11:31 AM VEN20:01 UAE11:01 AM CT-Rodriguez gave up five runs in 5 1/3 innings as the Royals pounded the Red Sox 10-4 on Sunday.
Analysis: Rodriguez had been making progress over his first seven starts since the All-Star break, posting a 2.52 ERA.
Aug. 25 1:14 PM PT2:14 PM MT3:14 PM CT4:14 PM ET16:14 ET20:14 GMT4:14 1:14 PM MST3:14 PM EST3:44 PM VEN0:14 UAE (+1)3:14 PM CT-Rodriguez (left hamstring) felt fine after a bullpen session and is lined up to start Sunday against Kansas City.
Analysis: Rodriguez had a no-hitter in the fifth inning last Tuesday at Baltimore but left hamstring tightness forced him out of the game.
Aug. 16 8:32 PM PT9:32 PM MT10:32 PM CT11:32 PM ET23:32 ET3:32 GMT11:32 8:32 PM MST10:32 PM EST11:02 PM VEN7:32 UAE (+1)10:32 PM CT-Rodriguez had a no-hitter in the fifth inning Tuesday at Baltimore but left hamstring tightness forced him out of the game.
Analysis: The Red Sox hope they caught the injury early enough to keep the lefty in the rotation without missing a turn. E-Rod is 1-2 despite a 2.52 ERA in his last seven starts.
Aug. 10 7:01 PM PT8:01 PM MT9:01 PM CT10:01 PM ET22:01 ET2:01 GMT10:01 7:01 PM MST9:01 PM EST9:31 PM VEN6:01 UAE (+1)9:01 PM CT-Despite having his start pushed up a day, Rodriguez had possibly his best outing of the season Thursday as he gave up a run and three hits in seven innings of a no-decision against the Yankees.
Analysis: Rodriguez was supposed to pitch Friday but got moved up to replace Steven Wright, who jammed his shoulder while diving into a base as a pinch runner against the Dodgers over the weekend. Rodriguez has a 2.80 ERA in six starts since the All-Star break, showing signs of the pitcher who won 10 games as a rookie in 2015.
Aug. 2 9:17 AM PT10:17 AM MT11:17 AM CT12:17 PM ET12:17 ET16:17 GMT0:17 9:17 AM MST11:17 AM EST11:47 AM VEN20:17 UAE11:17 AM CT-Rodriguez gave up a run and three hits while striking out six over 6 1/3 innings in Monday's 2-1 win over Seattle.
Analysis: Since being blasted for nine runs in 2 2/3 innings on June 27, Rodriguez has a 2.63 ERA over his last four starts. His next one comes Saturday at Dodger Stadium.
Aug. 1 9:22 AM PT10:22 AM MT11:22 AM CT12:22 PM ET12:22 ET16:22 GMT0:22 9:22 AM MST11:22 AM EST11:52 AM VEN20:22 UAE11:22 AM CT-Rodriguez (2-4) is to make his first career appearance against Seattle on Monday.
Analysis: In three starts since his July 16 recall, Rodriguez is 1-1 with a 3.06 ERA.
July 28 11:22 AM PT12:22 PM MT1:22 PM CT2:22 PM ET14:22 ET18:22 GMT2:22 11:22 AM MST1:22 PM EST1:52 PM VEN22:22 UAE1:22 PM CT-Rodriguez struck out six while allowing three runs over 5 1/3 innings Wednesday against Detroit.
Analysis: The 23-year-old was a little shaky in this one but has been solid since being recalled from Triple A at the All-Star break. Rodriguez owns a 3.06 ERA in three starts following the promotion, a big improvement from the 8.59 ERA he carried through his first six starts of 2016.
July 17 9:54 AM PT10:54 AM MT11:54 AM CT12:54 PM ET12:54 ET16:54 GMT0:54 9:54 AM MST11:54 AM EST12:24 PM VEN20:54 UAE11:54 AM CT-Rodriguez held New York to a run and four hits over seven innings in a 5-2 win after the Red Sox recalled the left-hander from the minors Friday. Rodriguez (2-3) improved to 4-1 with a 2.01 ERA against Boston's archrival.
Analysis: Rodriguez opened the season on the disabled list with a knee injury, then posted an 8.59 ERA in six starts before being demoted to Triple-A Pawtucket. Boston believed Rodriguez was telegraphing his pitches and had him adjust his delivery during two starts - one shortened by rain - in the minors.
July 15 12:38 PM PT1:38 PM MT2:38 PM CT3:38 PM ET15:38 ET19:38 GMT3:38 12:38 PM MST2:38 PM EST3:08 PM VEN23:38 UAE2:38 PM CT-Rodriguez has been recalled by the Boston Red Sox from Triple-A Pawtucket and is expected to start against the New York Yankees on Saturday.
Analysis: Rodriguez originally was scheduled to start Friday's game at New York but was pushed back a day. Knuckleballer Steven Wright was moved up to start the series opener. The 23-year-old Rodriguez is 1-3 with an 8.59 ERA in six starts with the Red Sox this season.
June 28 7:55 PM PT8:55 PM MT9:55 PM CT10:55 PM ET22:55 ET2:55 GMT10:55 7:55 PM MST9:55 PM EST10:25 PM VEN6:55 UAE (+1)9:55 PM CT-The Red Sox optioned Rodriguez to Triple-A Pawtucket following Monday's rough start at Tampa Bay.
Analysis: Rodriguez had his ERA swell to 8.59 after being tagged for nine runs and 11 hits in just 2 2/3 innings Monday. The 23-year-old has allowed nine homers in 29 1/3 innings since coming off the disabled list in late May.
June 17 9:00 AM PT10:00 AM MT11:00 AM CT12:00 PM ET12:00 ET16:00 GMT0:00 9:00 AM MST11:00 AM EST11:30 AM VEN20:00 UAE11:00 AM CT-Rodriguez took the loss as the Red Sox fell 5-1 to the Orioles on Thursday, lasting just 4 1/3 innings and giving up eight hits and five runs in his fourth start of the season.
Analysis: Over his last three starts Rodriguez has pitched 14 2/3 innings while giving up 18 hits, 14 runs and nine walks.
May 27 4:17 PM PT5:17 PM MT6:17 PM CT7:17 PM ET19:17 ET23:17 GMT7:17 4:17 PM MST6:17 PM EST6:47 PM VEN3:17 UAE (+1)6:17 PM CT-Struggling Red Sox pitcher Clay Buchholz is being moved to the bullpen and Rodriguez will take Buchholz's spot in the rotation, starting Tuesday at Baltimore.
Analysis: Rodriguez (right knee) is on the 15-day DL has not pitched for the Red Sox this season. He's 0-3 with a 3.54 ERA in five rehab starts at Triple-A Pawtucket. He went 10-6 with a 3.85 ERA as a rookie in 2015.
Mar. 17 10:40 PM PT11:40 PM MT12:40 AM CT1:40 AM ET1:40 ET5:40 GMT13:40 10:40 PM MST12:40 AM EST1:10 AM VEN9:40 UAE11:40 PM CT-Rodriguez, recovering from a dislocated kneecap, threw his first side session of the spring on Wednesday.
Analysis: Rodriguez, who won 10 games in 21 starts during an impressive rookie season last year, will begin the season on the disabled list with the hope he'll be ready to go in late April.

Regular Season

Pitching Statistics
Year Team W L Sv-Op G GS CG IP H R ER HR BB IBB K WHIP ERA
2015 Bos 10 6 0 - 0 21 21 0 121.2 120 55 52 13 37 1 98 1.29 3.85
2016 Bos 3 7 0 - 0 20 20 0 107.0 99 58 56 16 40 1 100 1.30 4.71
Career 13 13 0 - 0 41 41 0 228.2 219 113 108 29 77 2 198 1.29 4.25

Hitting Statistics
Year Team G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB K SB CS AVG OBP SLG
2015 Bos 21 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .000 .000 .000
2016 Bos 20 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .000 .000 .000
Career 41 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 .000 .000 .000


Pitching Velocity

Pitch TypePitchesMaxMinAvgPct
Fastball 1228 97 89 93.5 66.27
Slider 284 90 81 85.6 15.33
Changeup 301 91 81 87.3 16.24
Cut Fastball 40 92 88 89.9 2.16

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