Ballplayer violence is out of hand (Metro NY)

Once again, not my headline. (Mine was something about not giving it “a free pass” – baseball reference, get it?) In any case, though, even if we’re not really all at risk by shortstops rampaging across the land with bats in hand, the reality is pretty disturbing:

We’re used to horror stories about the Mets bullpen, but not like this. Last week, it was revealed that reliever Ambiorix Burgos had turned himself in to Dominican Republic police after being accused of a hit-and-run that killed two women; the mother of one of the victims charged that Burgos had intentionally run over her daughter after she refused to date him… [read more]