Carlos Pena

(Photo/Juliet Papa)

Mets’ K-Rod Arraigned, Released On Bail

New York Mets closer Francisco Rodriguez has posted $7,500 bail and was released after being arraigned on criminal contempt charges.


B.J. Upton, Reid Brignac

Rays Beat Angels, Keep Pace With Yankees

The Rays stayed one-half game behind New York in the AL East, and continued to hold a sizable lead over Boston in the wild-card race.


Outfielder Carl Crawford #13 (right) of the Tampa Bay Rays is congratulated by Evan Longoria #3 after his home run against the Boston Red Sox during the game at Tropicana Field on August 29, 2010 in St. Petersburg, Florida. (Photo by J. Meric/Getty Images)

Rays Top Red Sox, Keep Pace With Yankees

Another late-inning rally and victory over Boston left Tampa Bay in a famliar spot – tied for first place in the AL East.


New York  Mets baseball pitcher Francisco Rodriguez, left, and his attorney Christopher Booth, leave Queens Criminal Court in New York, Thursday, Aug. 12, 2010. Rodriguez has been released without bail and told to stay away from his father-in-law while facing charges he assaulted the man. (AP Photo/Jason DeCrow)

K-Rod Needs Surgery, Out For Season

Mets closer Francisco Rodriguez has a torn thumb ligament in his pitching hand sustained during a fight with his girlfriend’s father at Citi Field and will need surgery that will sideline him for the rest of the season.


AP Photo/Jason DeCrow

‘Man Up’: Words That Sparked K-Rod’s Fury

“You can’t talk to my mami that way!” Rodriguez reportedly shouted, sparking the brawl outside the CitiField’s family lounge.