New York Mets pitcher Francisco Rodriguez , arrested for assaulting his girlfriend’s father at Citi Field last August and later charged with contempt for violating an order of protection against the girlfriend, pleaded guilty today in Queens Criminal Court in New York.
New York Mets reliever Francisco Rodriguez could miss the rest of the season because of a torn ligament in his pitching hand, an injury that may have occurred during a scuffle with his girlfriend’s father.
After the New York Mets got some payroll relief by trading Francisco Rodriguez to the Milwaukee Brewers, the question is what further changes are in store for a franchise that may lose $70 million this year.
The New York Mets sent right-handed pitcher Francisco Rodriguez and cash to the Milwaukee Brewers for two players to be named, easing a payroll strain on a franchise that may lose $70 million this season.
The Major League Baseball Players Association filed a grievance against the New York Mets for placing reliever Francisco Rodriguez on the disqualified list and seeking to withhold his salary while he’s injured.