Many critics of K-Rod complain that anger management counseling might strip him of his biggest asset on the mound — passion and competitive fire to win. But from the moment he arrived at Mets camp, he dispelled that notion.
On April 6th, 2009, Francisco Rodriguez made his Mets’ debut and recorded his first NL save with a 1-2-3 9th inning against the Reds. Since then, 1-2-3 innings have not been exactly the norm for the Mets’ closer.
Mets closer Francisco Rodriguez joined Joe and Evan to talk about his recent pitching and the six-game winning streak.
The Mets’ season-opening road trip continues with three games against the Phillies. New York went 4 and 5 in their nine games at Citizens Bank Park last season, including a series win there in September which was the club’s first in Philly since July 2008.
Both the Mets and the Marlins say getting the season off to a quick start might prove vital. In the Mets’ case, it’s doubtful the regular season can get any worse than the offseason.
The Mets’ attitude under new manager Terry Collins has been refreshing – whether that’s enough to overcome some talent obstacles remains to be seen. Ed Coleman breaks it down for us.
The Mets’ off-field headaches keep mounting this spring. Queens DA Richard Brown and the NYPD are ratcheting up their investigation into former Mets clubhouse manager Charlie Samuels.
Mets closer Francisco Rodriguez was scratched from Tuesday afternoon’s game against the Nationals. K-Rod hasn’t thrown the past two days while in New York for a court appearance.
Mets closer Francisco Rodriguez joined WFAN’s Joe Benigno and Evan Roberts Wednesday to discuss the incident that ended his season last year and jeopardized his future with the team.
Mets closer Francisco Rodriguez avoided jail Friday by pleading guilty to attempted assault after he was accused of attacking his girlfriend’s father at Citi Field last season.
A plea deal may be reached in the assault case against Mets closer Francisco Rodriguez, accused of attacking his girlfriend’s father at Citi Field.
Let’s kiss and make up. Essentially, the Mets and closer Francisco Rodriguez have done just that, resolving their grievance on Tuesday.
Pitcher Francisco Rodriguez has settled his grievance against the New York Mets and will lose just over $3.14 million of his salary this year.
Francisco Rodriguez’s attorney Christopher Booth spoke Thursday after K-Rod’s brief appearance before a Queens judge.
The grievance by the players’ association to recover more than $3 million withheld by the New York Mets from injured reliever Francisco Rodriguez will start Oct. 18.