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Brewers' Francisco Rodriguez Passes Rollie Fingers for 11th Place on Saves List

Milwaukee Brewers closer Francisco Rodriguez earned his 342nd career save Saturday, moving past Rollie Fingers to take sole possession of 11th place on the all-time saves list, per Mike Vassallo, the Brewers' senior director of media relations.

Francisco Rodriguez and Milwaukee Brewers Agree to 1-Year Deal

The Milwaukee Brewers have reportedly reached an agreement with Francisco Rodriguez on a one-year contract. The relief pitcher previously pitched with the organization for parts of the last three seasons.

How the Francisco Rodriguez to Orioles Trade Impacts AL East Race

The Baltimore Orioles and Milwaukee Brewers have agreed to a deal that will send Francisco Rodriguez to Baltimore in exchange for INF Nick Delmonico.

Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports first reported the trade that will ship arguably the best closer on the trading block to the AL East contender.

Baltimore Orioles Acquire K-Rod from Milwaukee Brewers

The Baltimore Orioles have filled one of their biggest needs, acquiring former All-Star closer Francisco Rodriguez from the Milwaukee Brewers in exchange for infield prospect Nick Delmonico. The Orioles announced this via their official Twitter feed:

Brewers Trade Francisco Rodriguez to Orioles in Exchange for Nick Delmonico

Francisco Rodriguez, arguably the most sought-after reliever of the 2013 MLB trade deadline, is officially off the market.

MLB Free Agency: Latest Talks on Top Players Still Available

Although spring training is just under way, there are still a number of quality free agents available who could have a big impact with a team.

Jays Talk: Are the Jays 3 Years or 3 Players Away from the Playoffs?

As we head into the dog days of August, Jays fans are just now starting to get excited over the prospects of this team.

Usually around this time of year, it's the lull in the schedule where teams usually just try and play out the string until September, but for the Jays, things look completely different.

The Jays are fighting game in and game out, and are 57-55 in 102 games this season. The team was expected to maybe win at most 75 games this season, so they are definitely ahead of expectations.

MLB Trade Speculation: 10 Former All-Stars Who Could Be Dealt by the Deadline

Every baseball season, at least a few "name" players switch teams via trade.

These players are known to even the most casual of fans because they have appeared in All-Star Games and competed for major awards in the past.

At the time of the trade, their level of skill can fall into any number of categories.  

Many are former stars and heroes who now find themselves in the fading light of their careers; still in search of that elusive World Series ring. Lance Berkman and Kerry Wood were dealt separately to the Yankees last year in an attempt to reach that goal.

New York Mets: How to Fix the Bullpen Problems

In the early going to the 2011 season Terry Collins has had trouble managing the Mets bullpen because of the ineffectiveness of just about every pitcher in it. The problems started from the get go with a blown save in the second game of the year by closer Francisco Rodriguez and seems to have had a trickle down affect on everyone else.

Manny Ramirez Retires: Power Ranking Manny and the Top 10 Nutjobs in Baseball

This past Friday, Tampa Bay Rays outfielder/designated hitter Manny Ramirez abruptly retired.  He had been batting .059 in six games.  It was later revealed that he had once again tested positive for performance-enhancing drugs and was facing a 100-game suspension.  Instead of going through with the suspension, the controversial outfielder chose to end his career.

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