Found November 12, 2013 on NESN.com:
SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic — Ex-major leaguer Jose Offerman said Monday he is not trying to avoid a U.S. lawsuit for attacking two opposing players with a baseball bat during a minor league game in Connecticut six years ago. The two-time All-Star infielder said he is “not missing” as a lawyer has suggested, but living in his homeland of the Dominican Republic. The 45-year-old Offerman says he works as an assistant to the general manager of the Licey Tigers, a winter league team he once managed before throwing a punch at an umpire during a 2010 argument on a baseball field. J. Craig Smith, an attorney for ex-Bridgeport Bluefins catcher John Nathans, whose career was ended by the bat attack, has recently said he has tried to serve Offerman with discovery documents for months, but with no success. Smith said Offerman hasn’t appeared at any of court proceedings and he doesn’t expect him to show up as a federal lawsuit over the 2007 attack heads to trial in Connecticut. During a b...
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