Kevin Mitchell to stand trial Nov. 3

Updated: September 16, 2010, 3:56 PM ET
Associated Press

CHULA VISTA, Calif. -- A judge has ordered former National League MVP Kevin Mitchell to stand trial on charges of punching a man several times in the head in July at a golf club in Southern California.

The ex-San Francisco Giants and New York Mets slugger faces four years in prison if convicted of battery and assault. A judge on Wednesday scheduled his trial for Nov. 3 in San Diego County.

The 48-year-old Mitchell has pleaded not guilty and is free on $25,000 bail.

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