Three charged with assault and battery
BOSTON -- Free-agent pitcher Jeff Nelson, Yankees outfielder Karim Garcia and a Fenway Park groundskeeper were charged with assault and battery Thursday for fighting in New York's bullpen during a playoff game.
Clerk Magistrate Michael Neighbors called the case against the two players "weak," because no eyewitness or police officers who were at the game testified during a probable cause hearing last week. But he said the
police report contained enough evidence to go forward,
despite a lack ...
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