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K-Rod has torn thumb ligament, needs surgery

The news out of Houston isn't good.

Mets closer Francisco Rodriguez tore a ligament in his right thumb and will need surgery.

A source told Newsday that the injury occurred last week when K-Rod was arrested for allegedly assaulting his fiancee's father.

Anthony Rieber, reporting from Houston, has the story here.

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