Felix Rodriguez

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Felix Rodriguez MLB Career Stats

38-26 3.71 586.1 512 1.38

Felix Rodriguez Bio

  • Full Name: Felix Antonio Rodriguez
  • Born: 9/9/1972 in Monte Cristi, Dominican Republic
  • High School: Liceo Bijiador, DR
  • Debut: May 13, 1995
  • Ret., Final Game: 9/30/2006
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MLB Career Stats 38 26 3.71 563 1 11 586.1 512 1.38


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Season G Rank
2000 76 5th in NL
2001 80 5th in NL
2002 71 20th in NL
2004 76 16th in NL


Season HLD Rank
2000 30 1st in NL
2001 32 1st in NL
2002 23 7th in NL
2003 19 7th in NL
2004 20 15th in NL

Felix Antonio Rodriguez Bio Info

Attended Liceo Bijiador High School in Monte Cristi, DR...lent his name and image to the Giants "Travel Safely" campaign, which recognized the importance of safe travel and various transit agencies throughout the Bay Area...was also involved in the City of San Francisco anti-graffiti campaign, serving as spokesman on over 75,000 cards...participated in Giants Rewards and Kids Club activities and events. 2005 Was 0-0 with a 5.01 ERA in 34 games with the Yankees. ... Made first appearance for New York on 4/6, striking out only batter vs. Red Sox. ... Was placed on 15-day disabled list from 5/11-7/19 with torn medial meniscus in left knee. Missed 55 games after undergoing arthroscopic surgery on 5/12. ... First game back was 7/19, when he pitched one scoreless inning in loss at Texas. ... Appeared in 11 games before the All-Star break and 23 after the break. 2004 Was 5-8 with a 3.29 ERA in 76 appearances with San Francisco and Philadelphia...has made 371 appearances over the last five seasons (2000-'04), ranking third in the Major Leagues during that span...began the season with the Giants and was 3-5 with a 3.43 ERA in 53 games before being traded to the Phillies for OF Ricky Ledee on 7/30...in 23 games with Philadelphia was 2-3 with a 3.00 ERA...earned the win on Opening Day for second consecutive season on 4/5 at Houston (1.0 IP, 1 SO)...allowed more than 1 ER only once in his first 36 games (2 ER on 4/6 at Houston)...made Phillies debut on 8/3 at S.D. (1.0 IP, 2 K)...did not allow a run in his first six appearances with Philadelphia (6.0 IP, 6 H, 1 BB, 7 K)...earned lone save of season on 9/11 at NYM...missed seven games from 9/18-25, following the death of his grandmother in Dominican Republic...posted a 1.80 ERA (10.0 IP, 2ER) in his final 11 appearances...struck out 28 batters and allowed only 1 HR (Yorvit Torrealba on 5/14 vs. S.F.) in 21.0 innings with Phillies (12.0 K/9.0 IP). 2003 After early struggles, returned to form as one of NL's premier setup men...was unscored upon in 33 of his last 38 outings (beginning June 14), fashioning 1.78 ERA (6er, 30.1ip)...in fact, logged 39 scoreless efforts in his last 46 appearances, posting 6-2 record with 1 save and 2.06 ledger (9er, 39.1ip)...went 8-2 to tie for 4th among NL relievers in victories and reach 8-win mark for 3rd straight season...earned victory Opening Day March 31 at San Diego and began campaign with career-high 6-game winning streak...after not recording any saves 2 previous seasons, posted pair of rescues before All-Star Break...worked final 1.2 innings April 15 vs. Astros for 1st save since Aug. 17, 2000 at Montreal (9th career)...landed on Disabled List for 1st time in 8-year ML career Aug. 10-18, being shelved with right intercostal strain...returned to pitch perhaps best ball of campaign in season's final month, helping Giants wrap up NL West crown by forging 1.74 ERA (2er, 10.1ip) over 12 outings...worked in 3 games of NLDS, going 0-1 with 2.25 ERA (1er, 4.0ip)...suffered loss in Game 4 at Florida. 2002 Endured rough 1st Half while suffering from effects of tendinitis in right hand, but dominated following All-Star Break to anchor Giants relief corps that posted 2.89 ERA, 2nd-lowest mark in baseball (ATL led at 2.60)...finished season with deceiving 4.17 ERA, as he was nearly unhittable during 2nd half...forged 1.47 ERA (5er, 30.2ip) over final 29 outings beginning July 22, logging 25-scoreless efforts while lowering his overall ERA 2.17 points (from 6.34)...held opposing hitters to microscopic .126 avg. (13-for-103) over final 2 months...also won each of his last 5 decisions to finish at 8-6, tied for most victories among NL relievers (with teammate Tim Worrell, STL's Jeff Fassero and AZ's Byung-Hyun Kim)...had 5.55 season ERA at All-Star Break and struggled out of 2nd half gate, yielding runs in 3 of 4 appearances with 16.85 ERA (5er, 2.2ip)...however, received medical attention for ailing hand and launched impressive stretch drive with 2.0-inning scoreless stint against St. Louis July 23...pitched in 13 of SF's 17 post season contests, matching Tim Worrell for most October appearances on club...logged 10-scoreless outings, while posting 2.70 ERA (4er, 13.1ip)...allowed just 8 hits while holding opponents to staff-low .178 avg. against (45 at-bats)...was touched for loss in Game 2 of World Series at Anaheim, allowing 2-run HR to Tim Salmon in bottom of 8th that snapped 9-9 tie...pitched in 1st 6 games of Fall Classic, and had he appeared in Game 7, would have become just 3rd hurler in history to work in each contest of single World Series. 2001 Put together dominating campaign, solidifying his spot as one of best setup men in baseball...received 7th-place vote in NL MVP balloting...in team- and career-high 80 appearances, posted 9-1 mark with 1.68 ERA, lowest amongst all Major League relievers...yielded just 15 earned runs in 80.1 innings, only 1.1 frames shy of career high...9 wins marked career high and tied for lead amongst all NL relievers (with LA's Matt Herges and MON's Graeme Lloyd), and was highest victory total by SF relief pitcher since Steve Bedrosian went 9-9 in 1990...recorded 32 holds to lead senior circuit for 2nd consecutive season (30 in 2000)...ranked 4th in league with .188 (53-for-182) batting average against...was unscored upon in 68 of 80 efforts (85.0%), including 32 of 37 (86.5%) after All-Star Break...fired 20.0-consecutive scoreless innings over 18-game stretch from May 7-June 21. 2000 Solidified role as Giants setup man by teaming with closer Robb Nen to form one of Majors' most imposing bullpen tandems...in 44 games in which both pitchers worked, pair combined to go 6-2 with 25 saves and 0.85 ERA (9er, 95.1ip)...in fact, over final 25 outings together (dating back to 2nd game of July 4 DH vs. Colorado), pair went 2-0 with 19 saves and 0.17 ERA (1er, 53.2ip)...individually, posted 4-2 mark with 3 saves and 2.64 ERA (24er, 81.2ip)...worked in team-high 76 games, yielding runs in just 14 outings...tied for 5th in NL for appearances (Montreal's Steve Kline led with 83)...notched 1st save as Giant June 14 vs. Reds, tossing 1.1-scoreless frames in SF's 6-2 win...was 6th career save, 1st since April 25, 1998 at Florida (with Arizona)...pitched in 3 games of NLDS vs. Mets, going 0-1 with 6.23 ERA (4.1ip, 3er)...suffered loss in Game 2, allowing single run in 10th inning after allowing 2-run homer in 9th. 1999 Worked in middle and long relief in initial campaign with Giants...was particularly strong over final 36 outings (beginning May 23), logging 2-1 record with 2.54 ERA (14er, 46.0ip)...began run with 15-appearance stretch May 23-July 16 in which he was touched for just 1er over 17.2ip (0.51 ERA)...prior to May 23, struggled early as he was 0-2 with 6.20 ERA (14er, 20.1ip) in his initial 11 outings...recorded 1st win with Giants July 9 vs. St. Louis, working 2.0-perfect frames (4so) in SF's 5-4, 11-inning triumph...with bat, was 2-for-6 (.333) with 2B, HR, 3 RBI, sacrifice and HBP...slugged 1st career homer (and 1st ML hit) April 10 vs. San Diego (off Andy Ashby), accounting for SF's lone run in 11-1 setback vs. Padres...participated in Domincan Winter League following season, pitching for Licey. 1998 Spent season with Arizona, opening initial year of franchise as closer...earned saves in 5 of 1st 9 appearances, however, was moved to setup role with emergence of Gregg Olson...after notching franchise's historic 1st save April 5 vs. S.F., followed with save in next outing 3 nights later at Dodger Stadium, tossing scoreless 9th in Arizona's 1st shutout to preserve Brian Anderson's 3-0 win...struggled with control May 12 vs. Chicago, walking 4 men after 2 were out to incur 7-6 loss to Cubs and was moved into set-up role...was placed on 15-day Disabled List with right hip flexor June 21-July 30...while on shelf, made rehabilitation outings for triple-A Tucson (1 game, 9.00 ERA) and rookie-league Tucson (3 games, 4.15 ERA). 1997 Marked 1st full year as reliever while with Reds organization after signing as free agent...opened year at triple-A Indianapolis, but was summoned to Cincinnati June 7 for remainder of season...did not post decision in 26 appearances for Reds, including spot start...provided his most impressive work in latter half of season...compiled 6.04 ERA through 1st 12 outings, then had 2.18 mark in his last 14 trips to hill...made 1st Major League start Aug. 25 at Colorado, allowing 2 runs in 4.2 innings, but was not involved in Cincinnati's 7-6 victory...followed that start with 9 relief appearances, surrendering only 2 runs in span of 10.0 innings for 1.80 ERA...established big league best with 5 strikeouts in 5.0-inning relief appearance vs. Los Angeles Aug. 8, retiring last 10 men faced and 13 of last 14. 1996 Logged 2nd season at Los Angeles' triple-A Albuquerque club...split time between rotation and bullpen, appearing 27 times overall (19 starts)...was rated Dodgers' 9th best prospect by Baseball America, but was released following season...signed with Cincinnati Dec. 23. 1995 Spent majority of year at Albuquerque, but did have pair of stints with Dodgers...was named Pacific Coast League Pitcher of Week May 1-7, then got 1st call to majors May 12...made big league debut May 13 with 0.1 inning vs. St. Louis, his 1st of 5 appearances before returning to triple-A...was recalled again by Dodgers May 27, making 6 more relief appearances...earned 1st Major League win June 4 vs. New York with inning of work...posted overall 1-1 mark with 2.53 ERA in 11 outings for Los Angeles. 1994 Was used exclusively as starter at double-A San Antonio, going 6-8 with 4.03 ERA in 26 games...held opposition to .219 batting average, 4th best in Texas League. 1993 Was converted to pitcher at single-A Vero Beach after spending 1st 3 seasons as catcher...went 8-8 with 3.75 ERA in 32 games (20 starts)...tossed no-hitter Aug. 28 vs. Sarasota, earning him Dodgers' minor league Pitcher of Week honors. 1992 Was named 10th best prospect in Dodgers' organization by Baseball America as catcher...hit .291 in 32 games for rookie-league Great Falls. 1991 Hit .266 in 45 games at rookie-level Kissimmee, his 1st year of baseball in U.S. 1990 Signed as non-drafted free agent by Dodgers Oct. 17, 1989...was assigned to Dominican Summer League.