A’s: RHP Fernando Rodriguez to Undergo Tommy John Surgery, Out For Season

Sep 24, 2012; Houston, TX, USA; Houston Astros relief pitcher Fernando Rodriguez (43) throws a pitch against the St. Louis Cardinals in the sixth inning at Minute Maid Park. The Cardinals defeated the Astros 6-1. Mandatory Credit: Brett Davis-USA TODAY Sports

A’s relief pitcher Fernando Rodriguez will undergo Tommy John surgery to repair a torn ligament in his right elbow, according to the Bay Area News Group. 

Rodriguez suffered the injury on Monday when he pitched in a Spring Training game against a Padres.

Acquired in the Jed Lowry trade from the Astros, Rodriguez was 2-10 with a 5.37 ERA in 71 games last season.


Topics: Fernando Rodriguez, Houston Astros, Oakland Athletics

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