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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.
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 in the majors 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.
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Former MLB player and one-time All-Star Milton Bradley is facing several charges of alleged domestic violence committed against his wife.
Milton Bradley has been charged with domestic abuse against his estranged wife and reportedly is facing up to 13 years in prison if convicted on all 13 charges.
You may recall that Bradley was arrested in Sept. 2011 for allegedly swinging a bat at his wife. A month later it was revealed that his wife says Bradley threatened to kill her during that incident.
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Former Major League Baseball outfielder Milton Bradley has been charged with abusing and assaulting his wife. Racking up 13 total misdemeanor counts, Bradley could face up to 13 years in prison if found guilty on all of the charges.
Bradley and his attorney have denied all charges and contend that his estranged wife simply made up the allegations.
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Former MLB outfielder Milton Bradley may face up to 13 years in jail after allegedly abusing his estranged wife.On Thursday, Bradley was charged with 13 misdemeanor counts, including assault with a deadly weapon, by Los Angeles city prosecutors.Authorities claim that he threatened and assaulted his wife on at least five occasions in the past two years. Bradley currently remains a...
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Former Dodgers and Mariners outfielder Milton Bradley could be facing up to 13 years in jail and $13,000 in fines relating to domestic abuse charges. Bradley was charged on Friday with four counts of spousal battery, four counts of criminal threats, two counts of assault with a deadly weapon, two counts of vandalism and one count [...]
Former outfielder Milton Bradley faces up to 13 years in prison if convicted of charges involving abusing his estranged wife. Bradley faces 13 misdemeanor counts of assault with a deadly weapon, vandalism and dissuading a witness from making a report. In addition, if convicted Bradley would have to pay $13,000 in fines and [...]
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