Mets Closer Francisco Rodriguez Tore Thumb Ligament in Fight With Girlfriends’ Father
It is one thing to get into a fight after a baseball game.
It is another thing to get into a fight after a baseball game with your girlfriends’ pops.
It is entirely another thing to get into fight after a baseball game with your girlfriends’ pops while your teammates and children are around.
But the Creme De la Creme is getting into a fight after a baseball game with your girlfriends’ pop while your teammates and children are around with the result of that you injuring your thumb the point you could miss rest of the season.
Here are the details:
The Mets announced today that Francisco Rodriguez has a torn ligament in his right thumb, with the team acknowledging the injury is related to his alleged assault last week.
After complaining about pain in the thumb on Sunday, Rodriguez remained in New York for an MRI exam which revealed the tear.
Team doctors recommend surgery, a date for which has not been determined. It likely would end Rodriguez’s season.
Rodriguez was charged with assaulting his girlfriend’s father after a game at Citi Field last Wednesday. A police spokesman said then Rodriguez “repeatedly hit him in the face and hit his head against a wall.”
All I can say is: