Quinn Riley: Eduardo Rodriguez Was Baseball’s Unluckiest Pitcher in 2021. The Tigers Saw That, And Pounced on Unchallenging Prey

Eduardo Rodriguez and his tenure with the Boston Red Sox came to an end when the left-hander agreed to five-year, $77M terms with the Detroit Tigers.  Now, was Chaim Bloom willing to pay that type of money for him? Probably not, and the number of years for a 28-year-old that just came off of myocarditis […]

Eduardo Rodriguez Rejecting Qualifying Offer From Red Sox (Report)

Eduardo Rodriguez

Eduardo Rodriguez might not wear a pair of Red Sox again. Eduardo Rodriguez rejected the $18.4M qualifying offer from the Red Sox back at the GM meetings, and things are heating up for the lefthander E-Rod in multiyear talks with teams. — Jon Heyman (@JonHeyman) November 15, 2021 The lefty is rejecting his qualifying offer […]

Red Sox Extend Qualifying Offer to Eduardo Rodriguez

Eduardo Rodriguez

The Red Sox have extended their $18.4M qualifying offer to southpaw Eduardo Rodriguez. Jon Heyman, Alex Speier, and Jeff Passan were the first to report the news. Rodriguez was on the unluckier side of things in 2021, posting a 4.74 ERA through 32 outings (31 starts) but also slating a 3.43 xFIP and a 3.64 […]

Alex Cora Says Boston Red Sox ‘Have to Be Very Careful’ With Eduardo Rodriguez After Myocarditis in 2020, and Now a Migraine: ‘You’ve Got to Take Care of Players’

BOSTON — Eduardo Rodriguez was taken out of Sunday’s contest versus the Yankees after a migraine. The lefty pitched a 1-2-3 first inning, but his velocity was noticeably down in the second. He walked Gary Sanchez, surrendered a single to Gleyber Torres before Brett Gardner doubled home Sanchez. The left-hander’s night was ended before he […]

Eduardo Rodriguez Won’t Start Opening Day (Dead Arm)

After being named the Opening Day Starter, Eduardo Rodriguez won’t be starting on Opening Day due to “dead arm,” Red Sox Manager Cora announced Friday morning. Rodriguez, 27, is coming off of a missed 2020 due to myocarditis, and was said to be a “full-go” in 2021, where he was said to be able to […]