Source: K-Rod, Mets near settlement

Updated: October 16, 2010, 10:48 PM ET
By Adam Rubin | ESPNNewYork.com

A grievance hearing brought by the Major League Baseball Players Association on behalf of New York Mets closer Francisco Rodriguez will not be heard Monday as scheduled because the sides are nearing a settlement, a source familiar with the discussions confirmed to ESPNNewYork.com.

The grievance over the conversion of Rodriguez's contract to nonguaranteed and the withholding of more than $3 million of his $11.5 million 2010 salary had been scheduled to be heard Monday and Tuesday before ...

Read full story


You must be signed in to post a comment

Already have an account?


  • A-Rod Plays 1B In Win
    A-Rod played first base for the first time in a Yankees win, proving if nothing else he could play the position at a competent level, Wallace Matthews writes.