K-Rod says Mets will win NL East
NEW YORK -- Francisco Rodriguez has a message for the Philadelphia Phillies and the rest of the NL East.
"Of course, we're going to try to win the division. Of course, we're going to be the front-runner. Of course, we're going to be the team to beat," he said Saturday.
Four days after agreeing to a $37 million, three-year contract, K-Rod was confident the Mets will put consecutive September collapses behind them and overtake the World Series champion Phillies in ruling the NL East.
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