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Team W-L L10 STRK
92-70 7-3 W2
81-81 5-5 L1
78-84 4-6 W1
66-96 6-4 L3
65-97 3-7 L2

2022 Pitching

STATS W
Wins
L
Losses
ERA
Earned Run Average
SO
Strikeouts
BB
Base on Balls (Walk)
WHIP
Walks and Hits Allowed Per Inning
Regular Season 0 1 3.52 4 4 1.43

Top Dereck Rodriguez News

  • Dereck Rodriguez: Joins open market

    Rodriguez elected free agency Oct. 6 following the conclusion of the season.

    Rodriguez was summoned from the minors in April and September, making one appearance for Minnesota during both of his brief call-up periods while giving up five runs (three earned) over 7.2 total innings. The 30-year-old right-hander will be looking to land a minor-league deal with the Twins or another organization this winter.

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  • Twins' Dereck Rodriguez: Off 40-man roster

    Rodriguez was outrighted off the Twins' 40-man roster Tuesday.

    The 30-year-old was optioned to Triple-A St. Paul on Sunday and has now lost his place on the 40-man roster. Rodriguez has made only two big-league appearances this year and allowed three earned runs with a 4:4 K:BB over 7.2 innings.

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  • Twins' Dereck Rodriguez: Goes back to Triple-A

    The Twins optioned Rodriguez to Triple-A St. Paul on Sunday.

    Fresh off his call-up from Triple-A on Saturday, Rodriguez proceeded to appear in long relief in the Twins' 7-6 loss in the second game of a doubleheader. He was the pitcher of record in the 15-inning loss, covering the final 3.2 frames and allowing two unearned runs. Since Rodriguez tossed 40 pitches in the outing and wasn't likely to be available out of the bullpen for a few more days, the Twins unsurprisingly elected to swap him off the active roster for a fresh arm in right-hander Ronny Henriquez, who was summoned from Triple-A.

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  • Twins' Dereck Rodriguez: Joins big-league bullpen

    Rodriguez was called up by the Twins on Saturday, Do-Hyoung Park of MLB.com reports.

    Rodriguez made a single four-inning appearance back in April, allowing three runs. His 5.02 ERA in 89.2 innings at the Triple-A level hardly inspires confidence, but he'll be called on nonetheless with Trevor Megill heading to the COVID-19 injured list.

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  • Twins' Dereck Rodriguez: Remains in organization

    Rodriguez cleared waivers and was outrighted to Triple-A St. Paul on Saturday, Dan Hayes of The Athletic reports.

    Rodriguez spent two days on the major-league roster earlier in the week, allowing three runs in four innings of relief. He owns a 5.97 ERA and a 15.6 percent strikeout rate since the start of the 2019 season, so it's no surprise to see him pass through waivers unclaimed.

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  • Twins' Dereck Rodriguez: Designated for assignment

    Rodriguez was designated for assignment by the Twins on Friday.

    Rodriguez joined the major-league club Wednesday and allowed three runs on four hits and three walks while striking out two in four relief innings against the Dodgers. Although the right-hander was able to preserve some of the team's other bullpen arms with his lengthy outing Wednesday, he'll now lose his spot on the 40-man roster after Kyle Garlick's contract was selected by Minnesota.

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  • Twins' Dereck Rodriguez: Contract selected by Twins

    Rodriguez's contract was selected by the Twins on Wednesday, Betsy Helfand of the St. Paul Pioneer Press reports.

    Rodriguez spent the entire 2021 campaign at the Triple-A level and was unable to break camp with the Twins this year after serving as a non-roster invitee during spring training. However, the right-hander will now provide bullpen depth after Jharel Cotton was designated for assignment Wednesday.

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  • Twins' Dereck Rodriguez: Inks minor-league deal with Twins

    Rodriguez signed a minor-league contract with the Twins on Wednesday, Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic reports.

    Rodriguez has made 51 big-league appearances with the Giants in three seasons, but he pitched exclusively in the minors during the 2021 campaign. He made 22 appearances (19 starts) at Triple-A Albuquerque and logged a 6.51 ERA and 1.65 WHIP in 85.2 innings. Given his past major-league experience, it wouldn't be surprising to see the right-hander serve as a non-roster invitee in 2022.

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  • Rockies' Dereck Rodriguez: Gives up five runs in spring start

    Rodriguez allowed five runs on five hits and two walks while striking out two over three innings as he was charged with the loss in Thursday's spring game against the Cubs.

    Rodriguez allowed two runs in each of his first two Cactus League appearances this year. He struggled early in Thursday's matchup and gave up three runs in the first inning before allowing runs to come across in each of the next two frames. Since Austin Gomber has pitched incredibly well during spring training, Rodriguez's chance at a starting job appears to be slim, but he could still be in contention to serve as a long reliever if he can settle down ahead of the regular season.

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  • Rockies' Dereck Rodriguez: Allows two runs in win

    Rodriguez (1-1) allowed two runs on four hits and no walks while striking out two over three innings as he earned the win in Saturday's spring game against the Angels.

    Rodriguez has now allowed two runs in each of his first two spring outings, but he had much greater command against the Angels on Saturday. He threw 28 of his 41 pitches for strikes, and the only run production came via a two-run home run to Jo Adell in the bottom of the second inning. "If I make my pitch and the location that I want, with the confidence I have, I can get anybody out," Rodriguez said. The right-hander appeared to be in line to compete for a rotation spot as a non-roster invitee this spring, but Austin Gomber is the favorite to win a starting job after a strong start to Cactus League play. However, Rodriguez could still make the roster as a long reliever if he continues to pitch effectively, Thomas Harding of MLB.com reports.

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  • Rockies' Dereck Rodriguez: Gets minors deal with Rockies

    Rodriguez signed a minor-league deal with the Rockies on Monday which includes an invitation to big-league camp, Kerry Crowley of The San Jose Mercury News reports.

    Rodriguez broke into the league with a 2.81 ERA in 2018, though his 3.74 FIP and 4.56 xFIP that season suggested he'd overachieved by quite a bit. Over the last two seasons, he hasn't pitched at even the level suggested by those numbers, as he owns a 5.94 ERA in 103.0 innings. While he could earn opportunities with the Rockies at some point, adding Coors Field to an already unimpressive recent resume makes him a rather unappealing fantasy option.

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  • Tigers' Dereck Rodriguez: Outrighted to Triple-A

    Rodriguez cleared waivers Tuesday and was outrighted to Triple-A Toledo.

    Rodriguez made just two appearances for the Giants this season, giving up six runs on 10 hits over four innings of work, before being waived and claimed by the Tigers. He clearly wasn't a major part of Detroit's plans, as he spent the remainder of the season at the team's alternate training site. Now that he's off the 40-man roster, he's even further from making his Tigers' debut.

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  • Tigers' Dereck Rodriguez: Catches on with Detroit

    The Tigers claimed Rodriguez off waivers Monday and optioned him to their alternate training site.

    After being cast off the Giants' 40-man roster last week, Rodriguez will move on to the organization with whom his father -- Hall of Fame catcher Ivan -- played for from 2004 through 2008. The younger Rodriguez looked like he might become a mainstay in the San Francisco rotation after posting a 2.81 ERA over 21 outings (19 starts) as a rookie in 2018, but his effectiveness has waned over the past two seasons. Since that time, Rodriguez has submitted a 5.94 ERA (5.89 FIP) and a 7.3 K-BB% over 103 innings in the majors.

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  • Giants' Dereck Rodriguez: Designated for assignment

    Rodriguez was designated for assignment by the Giants on Wednesday.

    Rodriguez's struggles date back to last season, as the right-hander owns a 5.94 ERA, 1.52 WHIP and 73:39 K:BB over 103 innings spanning this season and last. He notched a 2.81 ERA (3.73 FIP) across 118.1 innings in 2018, so Rodriguez could draw some interest on waivers. Joey Rickard was summoned to the big-league club in a corresponding move.

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  • Giants' Dereck Rodriguez: Sent down to alternate site

    Rodriguez was optioned to the Giants' alternate training site Monday.

    Rodriguez got roughed up in relief Sunday as he allowed five runs on seven hits and one walk while striking out one over 1.2 innings. As a result, he'll be removed from the 28-man roster, but he'll remain on the taxi squad for the team's current road trip. Outfielder Steven Duggar was recalled from alternate camp in a corresponding move.

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  • Giants' Dereck Rodriguez: Joins major-league club

    Rodriguez was added to the Giants' major-league roster Wednesday, Andrew Baggarly of The Athletic reports.

    Manager Gabe Kapler said Wednesday that Rodriguez's velocity increased in recent throwing sessions while serving on the taxi squad, and he'll join the pitching staff along with right-hander Trevor Cahill. Cahill is scheduled to start Wednesday but is reportedly only built up to approximately 50 pitches. Rodriguez could serve as a long reliever if Cahill isn't able to last very long against the Astros. Rodriguez made 28 appearances (16 starts) for San Francisco last season, posting a 5.64 ERA and 71:36 K:BB over 99 innings.

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  • Giants' Dereck Rodriguez: Left off roster

    The Giants optioned Rodriguez to their alternate training site Wednesday.

    Manager Gabe Kapler has yet to formally announce a fifth starter, but Rodriguez's demotion likely takes him out of consideration for that role. Rodriguez served as a swingman for the Giants in 2019, starting in 16 of his 28 appearances and going 6-11 with a 5.64 ERA and 1.45 WHIP over 99 innings.

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  • Giants' Dereck Rodriguez: Could be headed for bullpen role

    Rodriguez will likely work as a reliever if he makes the big-league club, Alex Pavlovic of NBC Sports Bay Area reports.

    Even with the injury to Tyler Beede (elbow), Rodriguez is not considered a favorite to land a rotation spot. Instead, he'll be battling to make the 26-man roster as a reliever, or else he'll likely head to the minors to remain stretched out as a starter. After a successful debut in 2018, Rodriguez was hit hard to the tune of a 5.64 ERA and 1.46 WHIP across 99 innings last season.

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  • Giants' Dereck Rodriguez: Gets ball for Cactus League opener

    Rodriguez is scheduled to start Saturday's Cactus League opener against the Dodgers, Amy Gutierrez of NBC Sports Bay Area reports.

    Rodriguez started 16 games for the Giants in 2019, recording a 5.64 ERA, 1.45 WHIP and 71:36 K:BB across 99 innings. The 27-year old is among a plethora of pitchers vying for a back-end spot in the starting rotation following San Francisco's offseason additions of experienced major-league arms Kevin Gausman and Drew Smyly. While it is encouraging that Rodriguez is getting the nod to begin spring training, he is likely heading for a move to the bullpen or the minor leagues unless the Giants' pitching staff is plagued by preseason injuries.

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Player Bio

HT/WT: 6-1, 215 lbs
Birthplace: Arlington, TX
Age: 30
Experience: 1
Bats/Throws: R, R