(Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

Athletics Acquire Fernando Rodney

The Oakland Athletics have acquired RHP Fernando Rodney from the Minnesota Twins in exchange for minor league RHP Dakota Chalmers.

On the season, the 41 year-old reliever has a 3.09 ERA in 43.2 innings pitched with 25 saves and 50 strikeouts. In his 16 year career, he has 325 saves and an ERA of 3.70.

Rodney is the second bullpen pitcher the Athletics have acquired this season after they traded for Jeurys Familia from the Mets on July 21.

Check Also

Vontaze Burfict Is Bad – The Drive – 10/15

Carmichael Dave and Kyle break down NFL Week 6 action, and look at the Oakland Raiders' loss to the Seahawks. They also chat about why Vontaze Burfict is the worst, the MLB postseason, and look ahead to 49ers Packers.