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  1. Clock ticking for Brewers to find replacement for Aramis RamirezRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

    ... Delmonico, a highly rated third base prospect acquired from Baltimore in July 2013 for prodigal closer Francisco Rodriguez. But Delmonico arrived with all kinds of personal issues, drew a 50-game drug suspension and was released over the winter ...

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  2. Henderson on road to recoveryRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Major League Baseball

    ... setbacks, the Brewers could have as many as four former closers in their bullpen. The team re-signed Francisco Rodriguez this week to handle closer duties, pushing Jonathan Broxton to a set-up role. Former Indians closer Chris Perez is also in camp ...

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  3. Who Should Close For the Oakland Athletics?Read the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Swingin' A's

    ... skills, guys like Kevin Gregg will always land jobs as a closer. The Milwaukee Brewers just re-signed Francisco Rodriguez to a two-year contract, presumably to serve as the team's closer despite offering up a major league high of 14 home runs in ...

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  4. Brewers spring training report: Friday at a glanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

    ... juice: General manager Doug Melvin said the decision was made to close a deal with free-agent closer Francisco Rodriguez after ongoing talks with Philadelphia regarding closer Jonathan Papelbon hit a dead end. "We did engage them and didn't come to ...

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  5. Last call: Nelson again scratched from live BPRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Milwaukee Brewers

    ... pitchers Wily Peralta and Wei-Chung Wang were away from camp for dental work. The Brewers don't expect Francisco Rodriguez in camp for some time. He's still in Venezuela working to secure a work visa. "I don't think it will be a couple days, but I'm ...

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  6. Brewers will look at all angles to find Ramirez's replacementRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Milwaukee Brewers

    ... month, the Brewers' top third-base prospect was Nick Delmonico, the player acquired from the Orioles for Francisco Rodriguez in 2013. But Delmonico ran afoul of MLB's drug program and was released just before Spring Training. He re-signed with the ...

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  7. When Fandom Springs a LeakRead the original story

    Friday | Brew Crew Ball

    The Brewers' latest commitment to Francisco Rodriguez has by no means driven me off the cliff, but his incremental effect has me wondering about the nature of fandom. Few things repel me more than a writer who scrawls from atop a moral pedestal---particularly in this medium, where armchair quarterbacking and red-faced, baseless spewing rides along AM frequencies and blog bandwidth throughout the sports talk world.

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  8. What we learned: February 27, 2015Read the original story

    Friday | Brew Crew Ball

    At the end of yesterday's WWL, I noted that an undisclosed team had signed Francisco Rodriguez, and that it wasn't the Marlins or Blue Jays. Many of us hoped that some mystery team had jumped in, but it didn't take long for the truth to come out: The Brewers had agreed to another contract with Francisco Rodriguez.

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  9. MLB notebook: Brewers bring back K-RodRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | KSBW-TV

    Reliever Francisco Rodriguez is back with the Milwaukee Brewers. "K-Rod" agreed Thursday to a two-year deal with a team option for a third year.

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  10. Morning Marquee: Could Tommy La Stella be the Cubs' third baseman?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Cubbies Crib

    ... players. We know that Dawson flourished in Chicago. Can Soler do the same? The Milwaukee Brewers signed Francisco Rodriguez to a reported two-year deal. The reliever tested the free agent market, but after it didn't seem to develop, he chose to ...

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  11. 2015 MLB Spring Training: 5 Milwaukee Brewers Rookies to Keep an Eye OnRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Rant Sports

    ... but fans really should keep an eye on these five rookies who will be looking to shine. Even with Francisco Rodriguez signing a two-year deal to continue his role as the closer, there is still plenty of competition to be had for spots in the bullpen. ...

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  12. Philllies' Howard focusing on his swingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Erie Times News

    ... New York Yankees . . . The Milwaukee Brewers reportedly reached a 2-year deal with free- agent closer Francisco Rodriguez. The deal very likely ends any dialogue that remained between the Phillies and Brewers regarding Jonathan Papelbon. Last month, ...

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  13. Spring Training: Brew Crew keeps K-Rod, bad break for TorontoRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | KAZR-FM Des Moines

    SIGNS OF SPRING: A Cleveland Indians player touches first base during a running drill during spring training baseball practice Thursday, Feb. 26, in Goodyear, Ariz. A person familiar with the agreement says the Brewers will re-sign free-agent closer Francisco Rodriguez to a two-year, $13 million contract.

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  14. Clevelinks: Cody Allen; Francona Managing Indians' Expectations And MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Deep Left Field

    ... does indeed get the last few out. But not every save happens the, We try to set him straight once again. Francisco Rodriguez will return to the Brewers for a fifth season, after his free agent market failed to develop and give him any solid options. ...

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  15. Francisco Rodriguez and the Opening Day payrollRead the original story

    Friday | Brew Crew Ball

    Spring training is underway. Games will be starting soon. The annual Brewers-K-Rod-will-they-won't-they saga is finally over.

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  16. Blue Jays Rumors: Jonathan Papelbon campaigning for trade to TorontoRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Jays Journal

    Feb 19, 2015; Clearwater, FL, USA; Philadelphia Phillies relief pitcher Jonathan Papelbon during spring training workouts at Bright House Field. Mandatory Credit: Reinhold Matay-USA TODAY Sports With Francisco Rodriguez having now signed with the Milwaukee Brewers and Toronto seemingly out on any available bullpen arms on the free agent market, the Blue Jays appear ready to head into the season with the relief arms it has.

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  17. Around baseball: Angels players keep Josh Hamilton in thoughtsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Columbus Dispatch

    ... fly balls at the team's spring-training facility and suffering torn cartilage in his left knee. a Closer Francisco Rodriguez and the Milwaukee Brewers agreed on a two-year, $13 million, contract. Rodriguez, 33, revived his career last season by ...

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  18. Francisco Rodriguez returns to Brewers with two-year, $13-million dealRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Baltimore Sun

    The closer and the Brewers agreed to a $13-million, two-year contract, a deal subject to the successful completion of a physical. "One of the things we focused on was the depth in our bullpen, and bringing back a closer who's very durable put everybody back into a natural spot," Brewers owner Mark Attanasio said.

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  19. Brewers, Francisco Rodriguez agree on two-year dealRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Wichita Eagle

    The Milwaukee Brewers on Thursday morning agreed to terms with free-agent reliever Francisco Rodriguez to a two-year contract to return to the team for a fourth time. A source confirmed Rodriguez will make $13 million over the two years.

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  20. Closer Francisco Rodriguez returning to Milwaukee Brewers on two-year dealRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | LA Daily News

    The closer and the Brewers agreed Thursday to a $13 million, two-year contract, a deal subject to the successful completion of a physical. “One of the things we focused on was the depth in our bullpen, and bringing back a closer who's very durable put everybody back into a natural spot,” Brewers owner Mark Attanasio said.

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