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Eduardo Rodriguez
Birthdate: 4/7/1993 (23 y, 11 m, 17 d)     Bats/Throws: L/L     Height/Weight: 6-2/220     Position: P
Contract: $0.5M / 1 Years (2016)
Reported: 11/15/2014  Risk: 3  ETA: 2016  Team Rank: 2  Positional Rank: NA  Overall Rank: NA
FastballSliderChangeupCommandFuture Value
60 / 6550 / 5550 / 6045 / 5060
RotoWire News: Rodriguez pitched 5.2 innings in a game for High-A Salem on the back fields of the Red Sox's training facility in Fort Myers on Wednesday, Michael Silverman of the Boston Herald reports. (3/22/2017)
Profiles:  2016  2017  (Click Year to Expand / Close)
Profile: Rodriguez was traded from BAL to BOS straight up for Andrew Miller at the 2014 deadline, and eventually made his MLB debut in 2015 to the tune of a 3.85 earned run average over 121.2 innings. He looked like a solid young sleeper entering last season, but a dislocated knee pushed his first BOS start of 2016 all the way back until May 31st, where he pitched a solid six innings against the team that traded him away (BAL), giving up just two earned runs with three strikeouts. Over his next 5 starts (23.1 IP) however, Rodriguez would give up another 26 earned runs along with 39 hits, earning a demotion down to AAA. Whatever the 24 year old lefty adjusted in just two Pawtucket starts stuck, as “E-Rod” was recalled again in mid-July and was an entirely different (better) pitcher over his next 76 innings, pitching to a 3.68 ERA, striking out more than a batter per inning (10.4 K/9), and giving up just 60 hits in the process. In fact, in the 60 innings he pitched in August and September combined, Rodriguez held batters to a .185/.268/.294 and gave up just four home runs, and issue that had plagued him heavily earlier in the season (1.35 HR per nine innings). What changed to make E-Rod a different pitcher in the 2nd half of last season? Much of E-Rod’s second half improvement seems to have come from gradually increasing his two-seam fastball and changeup usage over his slider, thereby giving him a more effective four pitch repertoire to keep batters guessing. His changeup was particularly effective (18.9% swinging strike rate), which bodes well for future improvement against right handed hitters. If Rodriguez can continue the development process in 2017 while maintaining his electric stuff, he could be a solid high strikeout, low investment sleeper. (Trey Baughn)

The Quick Opinion: The final 2016 line from Rodriguez (4.71 ERA, 1.35 HR/9, 1.30 WHIP) is misleading - he was a completely different pitcher after his 2nd call up and showed enough upside to be a very interesting sleeper heading into 2017, if healthy (knee).

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SeasonTeamWLSVGGSIPK/9BB/9HR/9BABIPLOB%GB%HR/FBERAFIPxFIPWAR
2010Orioles (R)340111158.27.983.840.00.29266.7 %  2.302.49  
2011Orioles (R)111111044.29.273.430.00.24863.8 %  1.812.63  
2011Orioles (A-)000114.09.002.252.25.38571.4 %  6.755.36  
2012Orioles (A)5702222107.06.142.520.34.29061.9 %  3.703.68  
2013Saguaros (R)0105514.29.823.680.61.34963.1 %  5.523.39  
2013Orioles (A+)640141485.16.962.640.42.29169.4 %  2.853.36  
2013Orioles (AA)430111159.28.903.620.75.29670.8 %  4.223.74  
2014Red Sox (AA)3106637.19.401.930.24.29993.3 %  0.962.42  
2014Orioles (AA)370161682.27.513.160.54.32861.6 %  4.793.52  
2015Red Sox (AAA)4308848.18.191.300.37.32161.8 %  2.982.31  
2015Red Sox10602121121.27.252.740.96.28974.2 %43.0 %10.4 %3.853.924.051.8
2016Red Sox (AAA)0407738.05.681.661.42.23379.8 %  3.084.59  
2016Red Sox3702020107.08.413.361.35.27870.2 %31.6 %11.1 %4.714.434.721.2
2017Depth Charts9802424139.07.702.851.22.30872.3 %  4.234.25 1.8
2017Steamer9802424136.07.732.951.28.29371.6 %38.5 % 4.364.354.531.6
2017Fans (9)11702727154.08.822.860.99.29972.5 %  3.813.67 3.5
2017ZiPS9802727146.77.672.761.17.31172.9 %  4.114.15 2.1
Total- - -131304141228.27.793.031.14.28472.4 %37.8 %10.8 %4.254.164.373.0

SeasonTeamWLERAGGSCGShOSVHLDBSIPTBFHRERHRBBIBBHBPWPBKSO
2010Orioles (R)342.301111110  58.2238472415025007152
2011Orioles (R)111.811110001  44.217828179017021146
2011Orioles (A-)006.7511000  4.0196331100104
2012Orioles (A)573.702222100  107.04541035644430052273
2013Saguaros (R)015.5255000  14.266169916000116
2013Orioles (A+)642.851414000  85.1351783627425022066
2013Orioles (AA)434.221111100  59.2252532828524121159
2014Red Sox (AA)310.9666000  37.1147304418022039
2014Orioles (AA)374.791616100  82.2362905044529104569
2015Red Sox (AAA)432.9888100  48.119046221627001044
2015Red Sox1063.85212100000121.252212055521337144198
2016Red Sox (AAA)043.0877000  38.015433151367010024
2016Red Sox374.71202000000107.045899585616401300100
2017Depth Charts984.232424  00 139.0 14070651944 5  119
2017Steamer984.3624240000 136.058613771661945 4  117
2017Fans (9)1173.812727  0  154.0 13870651749 5  151
2017ZiPS984.112727  0  146.7 149726719451520125
Total- - -13134.25414100000228.298021911310829772741198

SeasonTeamK/9BB/9K/BBHR/9K%BB%K-BB%AVGWHIPBABIPLOB%ERA-FIP-FIP
2010Orioles (R)7.983.842.080.0021.9 %10.5 %11.4 %.2211.23.29266.7 %  2.49
2011Orioles (R)9.273.432.710.0025.8 %9.6 %16.3 %.1761.01.24863.8 %  2.63
2011Orioles (A-)9.002.254.002.2521.1 %5.3 %15.8 %.3331.75.38571.4 %  5.36
2012Orioles (A)6.142.522.430.3416.1 %6.6 %9.5 %.2461.24.29061.9 %  3.68
2013Saguaros (R)9.823.682.670.6124.2 %9.1 %15.2 %.2671.50.34963.1 %  3.39
2013Orioles (A+)6.962.642.640.4218.8 %7.1 %11.7 %.2411.21.29169.4 %  3.36
2013Orioles (AA)8.903.622.460.7523.4 %9.5 %13.9 %.2351.29.29670.8 %  3.74
2014Red Sox (AA)9.401.934.880.2426.5 %5.4 %21.1 %.2191.02.29993.3 %  2.42
2014Orioles (AA)7.513.162.380.5419.1 %8.0 %11.0 %.2701.44.32861.6 %  3.52
2015Red Sox (AAA)8.191.306.290.3723.2 %3.7 %19.5 %.2511.10.32161.8 %  2.31
2015Red Sox7.252.742.650.9618.8 %7.1 %11.7 %.2491.29.28974.2 %91983.92
2015Average7.762.922.661.0220.4 %7.7 %12.7 %.2511.29.29672.9 %  4.03
2016Red Sox (AAA)5.681.663.431.4215.6 %4.6 %11.0 %.2261.05.23379.8 %  4.59
2016Red Sox8.413.362.501.3521.8 %8.7 %13.1 %.2391.30.27870.2 %1061054.43
2016Average8.103.142.581.1721.1 %8.2 %12.9 %.2521.32.29872.9 %  4.24
2017Depth Charts7.702.852.701.22   .2641.33.30872.3 %  4.25
2017Steamer7.732.952.621.2820.0 %7.6 %12.4 %.2551.33.29371.6 %  4.35
2017Fans (9)8.822.863.080.99   .2411.21.29972.5 %  3.67
2017ZiPS7.672.762.781.17   .2651.32.31172.9 %  4.15
Total- - -7.793.032.571.1420.2 %7.9 %12.3 %.2441.29.28472.4 %981014.16

SeasonTeamGB/FBLD%GB%FB%IFFB%HR/FBIFH%BUH%Pull%Cent%Oppo%Soft%Med%Hard%SIERAxFIP-xFIP
2015Red Sox1.2923.5 %43.0 %33.4 %14.4 %10.4 %7.5 %0.0 %41.1 %34.3 %24.6 %19.4 %49.2 %31.4 %4.161004.05
2016Red Sox0.6922.4 %31.6 %46.0 %11.8 %11.1 %13.1 %0.0 %39.4 %31.7 %28.9 %22.2 %50.2 %27.6 %4.441114.72
Total- - -0.9723.0 %37.8 %39.2 %13.0 %10.8 %9.6 %0.0 %40.3 %33.1 %26.5 %20.7 %49.6 %29.7 %4.291054.37

SeasonTeamGBFBLDIFFBIFHBUBUHRSBallsStrikesPitches
2015Red Sox161125881812807472312862009
2016Red Sox99144701713204369611581854
Total- - -2602691583525100117141924443863

SeasonTeamWPA-WPA+WPARE24REWpLIinLIgmLIexLIPullsWPA/LIClutchSDMD
2015Red Sox0.84-7.908.747.320.630.950.950.870.7721-0.070.9600
2016Red Sox0.46-7.477.94-1.16-0.120.970.970.871.30200.020.4600
Total- - -1.30-15.3816.686.170.500.960.960.871.0341-0.051.4100

SeasonTeamFB%SL%CT%CB%CH%SF%KN%XX%
2015Red Sox68.7% (94.0)11.8% (86.1)  19.5% (86.9)  0.2%
2016Red Sox66.3% (93.5)15.6% (85.7)1.9% (90.4) 16.2% (87.3)  0.1%
Total- - -67.5% (93.8)13.6% (85.9)0.9% (90.4) 17.9% (87.1)  0.2%

SeasonTeamFA%FT%FC%FS%FO%SI%SL%CU%KC%EP%CH%SC%KN%UN%
2015Red Sox69.2 %1.4 %    11.6 %   17.9 %   
2016Red Sox49.8 %17.5 %    16.1 %   16.7 %   
Total- - -59.9 %9.1 %    13.7 %   17.3 %   

SeasonTeamvFAvFTvFCvFSvFOvSIvSLvCUvKCvEPvCHvSCvKN
2015Red Sox93.992.6    85.9   86.8  
2016Red Sox93.493.2    85.7   87.3  
Total- - -93.793.1    85.8   87.0  

SeasonTeamwFBwSLwCTwCBwCHwSFwKNwFB/CwSL/CwCT/CwCB/CwCH/CwSF/CwKN/C
2015Red Sox3.7-7.9  4.6  0.27-3.35  1.17  
2016Red Sox3.3-4.91.0 0.7  0.27-1.702.75 0.25  
Total- - -7.0-12.81.0 5.3  0.27-2.442.75 0.77  

SeasonTeamwFAwFTwFCwFSwFOwSIwSLwCUwKCwEPwCHwSCwKN
2015Red Sox2.61.4    -7.6   6.0  
2016Red Sox6.5-2.1    -4.3   1.0  
Total- - -9.1-0.7    -11.9   7.1  

SeasonTeamwFA/CwFT/CwFC/CwFS/CwFO/CwSI/CwSL/CwCU/CwKC/CwEP/CwCH/CwSC/CwKN/C
2015Red Sox0.195.15    -3.28   1.68  
2016Red Sox0.71-0.65    -1.46   0.33  
Total- - -0.40-0.20    -2.26   1.06  

SeasonTeamO-Swing%Z-Swing%Swing%O-Contact%Z-Contact%Contact%Zone%F-Strike%SwStr%
2015Red Sox29.1 %67.9 %46.9 %72.4 %88.8 %83.3 %45.9 %57.1 %7.8 %
2015Average30.6 %66.9 %46.9 %64.9 %86.7 %78.8 %44.7 %60.9 %9.9 %
2016Red Sox31.9 %73.2 %49.2 %66.0 %85.9 %78.4 %41.9 %59.2 %10.6 %
2016Average30.3 %66.7 %46.5 %63.9 %86.3 %78.2 %44.6 %60.3 %10.1 %
Total- - -30.5 %70.3 %48.0 %69.0 %87.4 %80.9 %44.0 %58.1 %9.2 %

SeasonTeamO-Swing%Z-Swing%Swing%O-Contact%Z-Contact%Contact%Zone%Pace
2015Red Sox28.5 %65.4 %46.9 %71.1 %88.8 %83.4 %49.8 %20.4
2015Average30.9 %64.4 %46.9 %62.9 %87.1 %78.8 %47.8 %22.1
2016Red Sox32.0 %69.7 %49.2 %61.1 %87.4 %78.1 %45.7 %23.4
2016Average30.6 %63.9 %46.5 %62.1 %86.5 %78.1 %47.8 %22.7
Total- - -30.2 %67.4 %48.0 %65.8 %88.1 %80.8 %47.8 %21.8

SeasonTeamPosGGSInnPOAEFETEDPDPSDPTDPFScpSBCSPBWPFPTZ
2015Red SoxP2121121.25172020000 2   .917 
2016Red SoxP2020107.04111010100 2   .938 
Total- - -P4141228.29283030100 4   .925 

SeasonTeamPosInnrSBrGDPrARMrGFPrPMDRSBIZPlaysRZROOZCPPRPPTZLFSRARMDPRRngRErrRUZRUZR/150
2015Red SoxP121.21  -100              
2016Red SoxP107.00  022              
Total- - -P228.21  -122              

SeasonTeamPosInnImpossible (0%)Remote (1-10%)Unlikely (10-40%)Even (40-60%)Likely (60-90%)Routine (90-100%)
2015Red SoxP121.20.0%      (0)0.0%      (1)0.0%      (0)0.0%     (1)50.0%      (2)100.0%    (15)
2016Red SoxP107.00.0%      (0)0.0%      (1)0.0%      (0)0.0%     (0)100.0%      (3)87.5%      (8)
Total- - -P228.20.0%      (0)0.0%      (2)0.0%      (0)0.0%     (1)80.0%      (5)95.7%    (23)

SeasonTeamRA9-WARBIP-WinsLOB-WinsFDP-WinsRARWARDollarsSalary
2015Red Sox2.20.20.30.516.51.8$14.0 
2016Red Sox1.20.5-0.50.011.91.2$9.6 
Total- - -3.40.6-0.10.528.43.0$23.6 

  • $0.5m / 1 Years (2016) (Edit)
    • signed by Boston Red Sox on 3/2/2016 (League Minimum)
    • 2016: $0.5M
    • Other Notes: Pre-Arbitration
    • Source: spotrac.com
    • Submitted by Bailey Winston
  • $0.5m / 1 Years (2015) (Edit)
    • signed by Boston Red Sox on 3/8/2015 (League Minimum)
    • 2015: $0.5M
    • Other Notes: Pre-Arbitration
    • Source: spotrac.com
    • Submitted by Bailey Winston
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