K-Rod, father-in-law in altercation

Updated: August 12, 2010, 8:18 AM ET
ESPN.com news services

NEW YORK -- Police say New York Mets reliever Francisco Rodriguez was charged with third-degree assault, a misdemeanor, after an altercation with his father-in-law at Citi Field.

Rodriguez was arrested and being held at the ballpark early Thursday, police said. His father-in-law was in a hospital with a scrape on his face and a bump on his head.

Rodriguez was expected to be arraigned Thursday morning at Queens Criminal Court. Under the domestic violence laws in New York ...

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