Right On Target: Former Managers Hit Bullseye on Rodney

There was no question entering the 2016 offseason that the Arizona Diamondbacks needed to address their bullpen.

They are hoping they found their closer by signing closer Fernando Rodney last week. The 40-year-old dominated the NL West last year, converting 17 saves and giving up just one earned run in 28.2 innings. He was dealt to the Miami Marlins and, well, things didn’t go as well.

In 36.2 innings, Rodney gave up 25 earned runs, posting a 5.89 ERA. Same season, two very different results. So which pitcher will the Diamondbacks see in 2017?

His 2016 managers were be able to provide some insight.


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