Fernando Rodney is a pro baseball player who plays as a relief pitcher for the Washington Nationals as no. 56. Rodney was born on March 18, 1977, in Samaná, Dominican Republic. Fernando’s career in Major League Baseball started in 2002. Fernando Rodney became the oldest active player of MLB after the retirement of Ichiro Suzuki. Rodney’s first major contract came in 2005 with Detroit Tigers, where he earned around $0.3 million. This page will take a closer look at Fernando Rodney Net Worth.
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Fernando Rodney bats and throws Right. Rodney debuted in the MLB on May 4, 2002, for the Detroit Tigers. Before 2005, he played in minor leagues and Triple-A team of Tigers. Rodney played for Tigers till the 2009 season and made remarkable achievements. Fernando, along with two teammates, pitched balls at over 100mph speed in one game, which became a record in MLB history.
The next team for Fernando was Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim that gave him a two-year contract. However, he failed to make any significant performance for Angels. In 2011, he wasn’t the first choice relief pitcher for Angels, which pressed Rodney to ask the manager for trade.
In all, Rodney played for the Detroit Tigers, Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim, Tampa Bay Rays, Seattle Mariners, Chicago Cubs, San Diego Padres, Miami Marlins, Arizona Diamondbacks, and Minnesota Twins.
Fernando Rodney is currently under contract with Washington Nationals in the major league. He signed the contract in June 2019 for the minor league but was soon selected to join the major league’s team. His record in 2019 so far is of 5.66 ERA.
Some of Rodney’s most prominent statistics in the MLB included a Win-loss record (pitching) stat of 48-71, Earned run average stat of 3.80, and a Strikeouts stat of 943. Fernando has also recorded 327 saves in his career. Some of the highlights of Fernando Rodney’s career include 3 times Major League Baseball All-Star Game, List of Major League Baseball annual saves leaders, AL Comeback Player of the Year, and Major League Baseball Delivery Man of the Year.
Baseball player’s pay can range widely. In MLB, the median pay is approximately $3 million per year. Top pro baseball players can make $25 million or more annually, and lower-paid players earn $1 million or less. In the minor leagues, most contracts pay less than $10,000 a year. Our estimate for Fernando Rodney net worth is around $6 million – $8 million.
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