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LOS ANGELES — Former Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Milton Bradley was sentenced Tuesday to more than 2 1/2 years in jail for abusing and threatening his estranged wife.
Bradley, 35, also was ordered to perform 400 hours of community service, half of which will be spent with underprivileged youth in a baseball league. He also will be placed on five years’ probation and must complete a year of domestic violence counseling and an anger management program.
Bradley is appealing the sentence and remains free on $250,000 bond. He’s scheduled to return to court next month.
Bradley faced up to 7 1/2 years in jail after he was found guilty of nine misdemeanor counts, including four counts of spousal battery, one count of assault with a deadly weapon and one count of making criminal threats.
Prosecutors say Bradley threatened and attacked his wife five times in 2011 and 2012. In one incident, Bradley pushed his wife against a wall and choked her after she asked him to stop smoking marijuana i...
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The concession was the latest made by Marmol to join the Dodgers, who acquired him in a trade with the Chicago Cubs this week.
Marmol had to waive his limited no-trade clause for the trade to go through. The Dodgers were on the list of teams to which he could block a deal...
Jon Heyman provides his latest rumors update from Dodgertown.
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Hanley Ramirez had four hits, including a solo homer in the
ninth, to help the Los Angeles Dodgers hold off the Colorado
Rockies 10-8 on Wednesday night in a game outfielder Yasiel Puig
left early with a bruised left hip after a leaping catch at the
Kyle Seager hit a two-run homer in the 10th inning, and the Seattle Mariners won consecutive games in Texas for the first time in more than a year with a 4-2 victory over the Rangers on Wednesday night.
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People have been lobbying for Dodgers rookie Yasiel Puig to make the all-star game, but why not Jose Iglesias?
(photo Debby Wong, USA Today)
Unless you’ve been vacationing off-planet since the start of June, you’ve heard the clamor of voices shrieking for Los Angeles Dodgers rookie outfielder Yasiel Puig to be included in the 2013...
Count Jonathan Papelbon among the Yasiel Puig haters.
Puig has taken the majors by storm since breaking into the Dodgers lineup on June 3, prompting many to trumpet his All-Star candidacy. Papelbon, frankly, thinks all this talk is ridiculous .
"To me, it's an absolute joke. It's really kind of stupid if you ask me," the Phillies closer said on MLB Network Radio...
Dodgers phenom Yasiel Puig ran into the wall at Coors Field and was
pulled from the game.
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#Cubs today acquired RHP Matt Guerrier from the #Dodgers for RHP Carlos Marmol and Chicago’s fourth international signing bonus slot...