Sun, 30 Mar 2014 12:08:45 -0700
The Oakland Athletics have officially placed SP A.J. Griffin (elbow), RPs Ryan Cook (shoulder) and Fernando Rodriguez (elbow) and OF Craig Gentry (back) on the 15-day disabled list. The moves are retroactive to March 21, meaning they are eligible to return as soon as Saturday, April 5.
Tue, 18 Mar 2014 20:31:59 -0700
Oakland Athletics RP Fernando Rodriguez (elbow) will throw in a minor-league game Friday, March 21. It will make his first time pitching in a non-simulated game since Tommy John surgery.
Tue, 25 Feb 2014 20:37:49 -0800
Oakland Athletics RP Fernando Rodriguez (elbow) faced hitters Tuesday, Feb. 25, for the first time since undergoing Tommy John surgery last March. He was surprised by the results. "Not what I expected it to be, I guess, because I had such an adrenaline rush, so the ball was flying out of my hand," Rodriguez said. "It's kind of exciting. It's something I've been waiting for a while. I couldn't have asked for a better day for it being the first time throwing off the mounds to hitters."
Sat, 22 Feb 2014 20:22:15 -0800
Oakland Athletics manager Bob Melvin said Saturday, Feb. 22, that he is extremely encouraged by the recovery progress of RP Fernando Rodriguez (elbow) from Tommy John surgery. He is nearly a year removed from the operation. While he is not expected to work in Cactus League spring games, he's already looking "like he could pitch in a game right now," according to Melvin. He is out of options, but likely to start the season on the 15-day disabled list so the team can get him a handful of minor-league rehab appearances with Triple-A Sacramento.
Fri, 14 Feb 2014 12:25:38 -0800
Oakland Athletics RP Fernando Rodriguez (elbow), who is coming off Tommy John surgery, might not pitch in a spring game, but he'll take part in controlled games.
Tue, 03 Dec 2013 09:33:11 -0800
The Oakland Athletics avoided arbitration with P Fernando Rodriguez Monday, Dec. 2, by signing him to an undisclosed one-year deal.
Thu, 28 Mar 2013 13:25:37 -0700
The Oakland Athletics placed RP Fernando Rodriguez (elbow) on the 60-day disabled list Thursday, March 28, and added 1B Nate Freiman to the 40-man roster.
Thu, 28 Mar 2013 13:25:18 -0700
Oakland Athletics RP Fernando Rodriguez (elbow) had successful Tommy John surgery Thursday, March 28, and he'll begin his rehab Saturday, March 30.
Sat, 23 Mar 2013 11:16:44 -0700
The Oakland Athletics have placed P Fernando Rodriguez (elbow) on the 60-day disabled list.
Thu, 14 Mar 2013 14:15:38 -0700
Oakland Athletics RP Fernando Rodriguez (elbow) is dealing with a torn ulnar collateral ligament in his pitching elbow and is likely going to need Tommy John surgery. He'll receive a second opinion first, though.