Francisco Rodriguez Update

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Francisco Rodriguez Update
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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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