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K-Rod Gets Surgery On His Thumb, Placed on Disqualified List

NEW YORK - AUGUST 14:  Francisco Rodriguez #75 of the New York Mets enters the game in the ninth inning against the Philadelphia Phillies on August 14, 2010 at Citi Field in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. The Phillies defeated the Mets 4-0.  (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)
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Metszilla.comCorrespondent IJune 24, 2016

ORIGINAL POST: 6:28 p.m.

According to Adam Rubin of  ESPN New York Francisco Rodriguez underwent surgery at the Hospital for Special Surgery Tuesday afternoon to repair a torn ligament in his thumb.  Rodriguez injured his thumb on August 11th after a loss to the Colorado Rockies when he allegedly struck his girlfriends father in the family lounge at Citi Field. He was charged with 3rd degree assault and according to team officials will miss the remainder of the season.

As per Andy Martino of the Daily News:

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