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Tale of the tape: Two F-Rods
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World  Series
10/21/2002 03:31 am ET 
Tale of the tape: Two F-Rods
By Chris Shuttlesworth /

ANAHEIM -- Both sides of Game 2's box score show the same name under the pitcher of record: Rodriguez. But how do the Angels' Francisco Rodriguez, the stunning phenom who became the youngest pitcher to ever win a World Series game, and the Giants' Felix Rodriguez, who gave up Tim Salmon's game-winning homer, really stack up?

NicknameK-RodF-Rod, Fifi
Age20 29
BirthplaceVenezuelaDominican Republic
ExperienceRookieSix years
Career Ks (regular season)13374
Career Ks (postseason)1910
Postseason record5-00-2
Best friend in clubhouseJust about everyoneLivan Hernandez
Mortal enemyHasn't found one yetTim Salmon, Rally Monkey

Chris Shuttlesworth is an editorial producer for This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.

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