[postimg url=”http://static.ready2beat.com/files/images/main/baseball/fr/francisco_rodriguez_arrested_130803.jpg”]Mets closer Francisco Rodriguez was charged with third-degree assault late Wednesday night after scuffling with his father-in-law at Citi Field, police said.
Rodriguez was arrested and being held at the ballpark early Thursday, police said. His father-in-law was in a hospital with a scrape on his face and a bump on his head.
“There was an incident at the ballpark between Francisco Rodriguez and his family. He was questioned by police and all other questions pertaining to this matter can be addressed to police,” Mets spokesman Jay Horwitz said.[link url=http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2010/08/12/francisco-rodriguez-arres_n_679508.html]