User ID
Password
  Forgot User ID
or Register Today!
VegasInsider.com
Follow Us on Facebook Follow Us on Twitter Follow Us on Google+ VI Mobile Scores and Betting Odds
Home
NFL
NBA
NHL
MLB
NCAA FB
NCAA BK
Golf
Auto
Horses
Soccer
More
Betting Tools

 
Milton Bradley charged in LA with domestic abuse

New Sportsbook.ag customers: Make your 1st bet, get your 2nd bet free, 100%, winnings paid in cash.
Join Now

Already have an account? Click here to view new Exclusive Rewards!

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Former Los Angeles Dodgers and Seattle Mariners outfielder Milton Bradley has been charged with abusing his estranged wife and faces up to 13 years in jail if convicted, city prosecutors announced Friday.

Advertisement
Bradley, 34, was charged on Thursday with 13 misdemeanor counts of assault with a deadly weapon, vandalism and dissuading a witness from making a report.

In addition to jail time, Bradley could face up to $13,000 in fines and restitution if convicted.

He remained free pending a scheduled Jan. 24 arraignment.

Prosecutors contend that Bradley threatened and attacked his wife five times in 2011 and 2012. He was twice arrested at the home in 2011.

``During one incident in November 2012, Bradley allegedly pushed his wife against a kitchen wall and choked her with both hands after she requested that he stop smoking marijuana in front of their children and requested that his friends leave her San Fernando Valley home,'' said a statement from the city attorney's office.

Prosecutors contend that during other confrontations, Bradley kicked his wife in the ribs, approached her with a baseball bat and threatened her with a knife while telling her: ``You'll be dead b---- before you divorce me.''

``My client denies it,'' said Bradley's attorney, Harland Braun. ``I've talked to him already. He said `she's making up stories. I don't know what she's talking about.'''

The couple, who have two children, are separated and in the middle of a contentious divorce.

Bradley played 11 years with the Montreal Expos, Cleveland Indians, Dodgers, Oakland Athletics, San Diego Padres, Texas Rangers, Chicago Cubs and Seattle Mariners.

His playing history was marred by several confrontational outbursts. The Dodgers traded him to Oakland in 2005 after he threw a water bottle at fans and he had a clubhouse run-in with a reporter. During his brief term with Seattle, he was suspended for a game for bumping an umpire and ejected for arguing a called third strike.

He's been a free agent since the Mariners released him in 2011.

AP NEWS
The Associated Press News Service

Copyright 2015
The Associated Press
All Rights Reserved

  
HEADLINES
Sportsbook: Yankees visit Rays
Akins: Diamond Trends - Saturday
Zylbert: Weekend Primer
Lawrence: April Pitchers Report
Blue Jays rally past Braves in 10
Phillies snap 6-game skid, defeat Nats
Royals put closer Holland on 15-day DL
MORE HEADLINES
 
Why Buy Picks From VegasInsider.com
MLB Pro Baseball Handicapper Sports Picks Records
MLB Hot Streaks
16-8 +1,162 Run, +2,027 L9 Days
14-6 L20, 19-8 L27, 28-12 +1,835
4-0 L2 Days, 6-1 L7 Guarantees
15-3, +1,376 Last 18 Win Streak
4-2, +232 Record Friday
4-2 Last 6, 11-5 +597 Last 16
3-0 Last 3 Guaranteed Plays
11-5, +796 Last 16 Picks
4-0 L4 MLB Guarantees
6-3, +307 L9 Guaranteed Plays
8-3 Last 11 Selections
3-0 Last 3 Over/Under Plays
Live Odds
2015 MLB SEASON PICK RECORDS
Money Leaders
Handicapper Money
Bruce Marshall + 1900
Kevin Rogers + 1835
Dave Cokin + 1276
Underdog Leaders
Handicapper Money
Kevin Rogers + 1515
Bruce Marshall + 1363
Dave Cokin + 1076
Over-Under Leaders
Handicapper Money
Kyle Hunter + 579
Bill Marzano + 300
Michael Black + 213
Guaranteed Leaders
Handicapper Money
Kevin Rogers + 517
Bruce Marshall + 449
The Gold Sheet + 440
Favorite Leaders
Handicapper Money
Antony Dinero + 1049
Bruce Marshall + 470
Kevin Rogers + 320
Member Leaders
Handicapper Money
Dave Cokin + 917
Kyle Hunter + 517
Mark Franco + 441
MORE PICK RECORDS
  
corner graphic
With a VI Gold Membership, you can SAVE 10% off a Live Odds subscription, SAVE 20% off Daily Pick packages, and receive access to up to 1,000 Member Plays each month!
VI Daily Fantasy Sager Bomb