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New York Mets baseball pitcher Francisco Rodriguez, left, lunges up the stairs as he leaves the courtroom following his appearance in court in New York,  Friday, Dec. 3, 2010. Rodriguez avoided jail by pleading guilty to attempted assault after he was accused of attacking his girlfriend's father at Citi Field last season. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
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New York Mets baseball pitcher Francisco Rodriguez, left, lunges up the stairs as he leaves the courtroom following his appearance in court in New York, Friday, Dec. 3, 2010. Rodriguez avoided jail by pleading guilty to attempted assault after he was accused of attacking his girlfriend's father at Citi Field last season. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

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