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Richard Rodriguez

Richard Rodriguez


Age: 31Bats: RThrows: R

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Rank P #75
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Richard Rodriguez records fifth save Tuesday

Richard Rodriguez picked up his fifth save of the season Tuesday against the Padres, pitching a clean ninth inning with no strikeouts.

Fantasy Impact

Rodriguez has now strung together 12.1 scoreless innings to begin the season. He's registered five saves and a 10:1 K:BB. He's looking like a likely trade chip for the Pirates to deal at the trade deadline this summer.

Connor RooneyMay 5, 2021
Richard Rodriguez pitches clean inning Sunday

Richard Rodriguez pitched a clean inning Sunday against the Cardinals, recording neither a walk nor a strikeout.

Fantasy Impact

Though this wasn't a save situation, Rodriguez maintained his spotless ERA on the season. Through 11.1 innings, Rodriguez has 10 strikeouts and a 0.18 WHIP.

Connor Rooney4 days ago
Richard Rodriguez earns fourth save Tuesday

Richard Rodriguez struck out one in a clean inning against the Royals on Tuesday, earning his fourth save.

Fantasy Impact

Rodriguez needed only nine pitches to retire the side, and he remained perfect to begin the season for the Pirates. He has a 10:1 K:BB over 10.1 scoreless innings, converting all four of his save chances.

Connor Rooney1 week ago
Richard Rodriguez finishes with clean inning Saturday

Richard Rodriguez struck out one in a clean ninth inning against the Twins on Saturday.

Fantasy Impact

The Pirates held a four-run lead, so this doesn't count as a save for Rodriguez. Nonetheless, he's been excellent to start the season, tossing 9.1 scoreless innings with nine strikeouts.

Connor Rooney2 weeks ago
Richard Rodriguez secures third save Thursday

Richard Rodriguez converted the save Thursday against the Tigers, striking out one in a clean inning.

Fantasy Impact

Rodriguez went 2+ weeks between his first and second saves, but now has two saves in as many days after closing Wednesday and Thursday. The Pirates have been surprisingly decent to start the season, and Rodriguez has put up great numbers so far. He's pitched 8.1 scoreless innings while striking out eight.

Connor Rooney2 weeks ago
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