New York Mets

K-Rod Charged with 3rd Degree Assault After Altercation With His Father In Law

NEW YORK - JULY 29:  Francisco Rodriguez #75 of the New York Mets celebrates after defeating the St. Louis Cardinals on July 29, 2010 at Citi Field in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. The Mets defeated the Cardinals 4-0.  (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)
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Metszilla.comCorrespondent IAugust 12, 2010

According to numerous tweets from Adam Rubin of ESPN New York,  it seems as if K-Rod had gotten into a physical altercation with his father-in-law after the game:

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K-Rod involved in incident at stadium. Police involved.

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Mets statement: "There was an incident between Francisco Rodriguez and his family tonight at the ballpark. He was questioned by police ..."

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"... and all other questions pertaining to this incident will be referred to the police department."

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Police: Father in law suffered abrasion to face. K-Rod in custody. Not charged.

About 34 minutes ago

 
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According to Kevin Burkhardt of SNY:

Frankie sitting at his locker initially, a reporter from the NY Post went over and asked him ‘if he could pitch tonight’ he said ‘please get away from me’ rather loud.  Then a little bit later he re-emerged from back behind closed doors and I asked him ‘if he was talking’ and he said ‘did I pitch tonight, why would I have to talk to you guys, I didn’t pitch’.  In a pretty angry tone actually.  I’ve never...TO READ THE REST OF THIS POST AND OTHERS LIKE IT HEAD TO METSZILLA.COM BY CLICKING HERE:

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