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Francisco Rodriguez (baseball, born 1982)
The Times' baseball rankings
The Times' baseball rankings

Last week's ranking in parentheses, statistics are through Friday's games: OAKLAND: AL's best pitching staff (3.18 ERA) gets a lot better with addition of Samardzija and Hammel. (1) DETROIT: Victor Martinez has nearly as many home runs (21) as strikeouts (23) in 302 at-bats (3) DODGERS: Zack Greinke's 11 wins before All-Star break are most by Dodger since Kaz Ishii in 2002. (4) MILWAUKEE: Remember when Francisco Rodriguez was K-Rod, and then he was washed up? He has MLB-best 27 saves. (2) ANGELS: Last time Angels were .500 as a franchise, they were 1-1 in 1961; they're almost back at 4,269-4,272. (5) ATLANTA: Freddie Freeman is a fixture at first base....