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Athletics Nation May 21, 2015

Oakland A's relief pitcher Edward Mujica exits game with injury

Reliever Edward Mujica of the Oakland Athletics exited the bottom of the seventh inning after his right hand was hit by a hard comebacker. Mujica was able to complete a putout at first base but could not continue after nine pitches. He left the game with his hand wrapped in a towel. Right-handed pitcher Fernando Rodriguez took Mujica's place. The A's acquired Mujica from the Boston Red Sox for cash considerations on May 9. Including tonight's contest, he gave up no earned runs for the Athletics in 5⅓ innings, though he allowed the one runner he inherited from starting pitcher Jesse Chavez...
Rodriguez can look forward to more extended roles after good debut

Rodriguez can look forward to more extended roles after good debut

The A’s got two scoreless innings from one of their relievers Thursday, and even in a 6-5 loss to the Twins Oakland was happy to see the results Fernando Rodriguez got. Rodriguez was called up in time to make the… Continue Reading →
San Jose Mercury News May 7, 2015

A's call up reliever Fernando Rodriguez, designate Chad Smith

In their ongoing quest for bullpen help, the A's went to Triple-A Nashville to call of right-handed reliever Fernando Rodriguez, who was with the club for seven games over two stints last year

Rodriguez the latest reliever to move up from Nashville; Smith takes being DFA well, is open to staying with A’s

In their ongoing quest for bullpen help, the A’s went to Triple-A Nashville to call of right-handed reliever Fernando Rodriguez, who was with the club for seven games over two stints last year. To make room on the 40-man roster,… Continue Reading →
Athletics Nation May 7, 2015

Oakland A's add Fernando Rodriguez to roster, designate Chad Smith for assignment

The Oakland Athletics selected the contract of right-handed relief pitcher Fernando Rodriguez and designated right-handed reliever Chad Smith for assignment to clear space on both the 25- and 40-man rosters. With the Triple-A Nashville Sounds, Rodriguez has pitched 16 innings over 10 games with a 2.81 ERA. He has struck out 18 and walked six while giving up two home runs. In 2014, Rodriguez appeared for nine innings with the major league club, giving up one run while striking out four and walking two. Rodriguez, 30, surprisingly passed through outright waivers after he was designated...

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