Brewers' Rodriguez continues to climb leaderboards

July 8, 2015


Brewers closer Francisco Rodriguez has movied into a tie with Jeff Reardon for eighth place on MLB's all-time saves list.

Rodriguez is a perfect 19-for-19 in save opportunities this season and is the Brewers lone All-Star representative.

"It's not just what he's been doing pitching, it's what he brings every day here [in the clubhouse]," Carlos Gomez told "He's a leader here of what we call 'the bus.' Having him beside my locker every day and talking to him, he puts a lot of stuff in my mind, growing me as a hitter and professionally.

Rodriguez has converted his last 24 save opportunities has has 367 saves in his career.

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