Francisco Rodriguez re-signs with the Brewers

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Two weeks ago Francisco Rodriguez was said to be holding out for a two-year contract, which seemed like wishful thinking considering how many other veteran relievers have been settling for cheap one-year deals and even minor-league deals lately.

But sure enough Jon Heyman of CBSSports.com reports that Rodriguez has agreed to return to the Brewers on a two-year contract. Ken Rosenthal of FOXSports.com says it’s worth $13 million.

Rodriguez has been a good fit with the Brewers, who traded for him once, traded him away once, and have now re-signed him multiple times. Overall in parts of four seasons with Milwaukee he’s got a 3.11 ERA and 204 strikeouts in 168 innings, including 44 saves with a 3.04 ERA last season.

He figures to resume racking up saves this year, with Jonathan Broxton as his primary setup man.