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Francisco Rodriguez Update

NEW YORK - JULY 29:  Francisco Rodriguez #75 and Josh Thole #30 of the New York Mets celebrate 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 13, 2010

According to Adam Rubin of ESPN New York (click  HERE to read full article):

Suspended Mets closer Francisco Rodriguez has been released without bail and told to stay away from his girlfriend’s father while facing charges he assaulted the man.Rodriguez appeared at a Queens courthouse on Thursday afternoon. Earlier, he was suspended by the team for two days.

Rodriguez was charged with third-degree assault and second-degree harassment after a scuffle at Citi Field following Wednesday night’s game.

The star pitcher did not enter a plea. Earlier in the day, police said Rodriguez grabbed Carlos Pena from a Citi Field family lounge, struck him in the face and banged his head against the wall.

Andy Martino of the Daily News tweeted, the Mets will suspend K-Rod for 2 games without pay, while sending the closer to anger management classes. No additional discipline will be levied by MLB:

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K-Rod placed on restricted list for two days, unpaid suspension. Team calling it dicsiplinary action. Igarashi up.

About 11 hours ago

 
Andy Martino

SurfingTheMets

 
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Source: No additional discipline will be levied on K-Rod by MLB, Mets will likely send closer to anger management classes of some sort.

About 10 hours ago

 
Andy Martino

SurfingTheMets

 

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