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Padilla cleared after incident in Denver

Updated: May 29, 2010, 11:57 PM ET
By Tony Jackson | ESPNLosAngeles.com

DENVER -- Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Vicente Padilla wasn't charged following an incident in his room at the team hotel here early Saturday morning in which police were called and an unidentified woman who was described as a "friend" of Padilla accused him of slapping her.

A Denver Police Department spokesperson said a daylong investigation into the incident by officers turned up no evidence to support a charge.

The defense attorney handling the case on Padilla's behalf ...

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