Rodriguez Released From Custody

Updated 4:00 PM

Adam Rubin is reporting that reliever Frankie Rodriguez has been released from custody, and that an order of protection has been filed against him by his wife and father-in-law.

Additionally, Rodriguez cannot see his children until they appear in family court.

Original Post 1:40 PM

The Mets have placed closer Francisco Rodriguez on the restricted list for two days without pay and have promoted Ryota Igarashi from Triple-A Buffalo. Two days’ pay for K-Rod is $125,683.06.

“Ownership and the organization are very disappointed in Francisco’s inappropriate behavior and we take the matter very seriously,” chief operating officer Jeff Wilpon said in a statement.

This is just the Mets trying to buy some time while they figure out what to do next.

If Manuel thought he had problems playing an entire season without a setup man, imagine how he feels now. Or maybe he just sees it as a way to keep K-Rod fresh?

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