Here are some numbers on the Mets new closer, Francisco Rodriguez.26: Age of K-Rod.
75: The number he will wear with the Mets. He used to wear 57, but Johan Santana already stakes claim to that. As I noted when he was signed, the most logical number for him to choose was 75. And he did.
37: Millions of dollars he will be paid over the next three years.
14: Millions of dollars the vesting option is worth for the fourth year.
62: Saves last year, the single season record.
7: Blown saves in 2008.
149: Saves over the last three seasons.
587: Career strikeouts.
23: Career wins.
17: Career loses.
2.35: Career ERA.
208: Career saves.
3: All Star experiences.
1: World Series ring.
91-94: General pitch speed range (mph).
451.7: Career innings pitched.
3.13: Postseason ERA.
.957: Career fielding percentage.
0: Career at bats.
1: Rich guy.