Francisco Rodriguez, one of the best relief pitchers in Major League Baseball, is on the market. There are many teams interested in K-Rod but his agent Paul Kinzer is basing their decision on two variables: money and comfort. Kinzer stated that Rodriguez wants to feel comfortable wherever he goes. In October, Kinzer was quoted by SI.com as saying that only 5-year contracts with Mariano Rivera money ($15 million per season) will be seriously looked at. Nowadays, he is saying that he and his client will go wherever the market takes them.
Now, let’s take a look at some statistical comparisons to see what K-Rod should be worth:
By using this data, it is easy to tell that Rodriguez “meets or beats” his opponents’ stats.