Leyritz charged with battery
DAVIE, Fla. -- Former major leaguer Jim Leyritz was arrested Thursday in South Florida on charges of domestic battery against his ex-wife, just two months before his trial on a DUI manslaughter charge was set to begin.
Leyritz, 45, was arrested at his home in Davie, a Fort Lauderdale suburb, a police report said. Leyritz had been free on bail on the manslaughter charge but a judge ruled this arrest violated the conditions of his release and ordered him to remain jailed.
Leyritz's ex-wife, ...
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