Former MLBer Milton Bradley Convicted of Abusing Wife
Milton Bradley, who played professional baseball for 11 years for a slew of teams including with the Los Angeles Dodgers, has been convicted Monday of abusing his estranged wife, Monique. According to Los Angeles city attorney’s office, Milton, 35, was convicted of nine misdemeanor counts, including assault with a deadly weapon and spousal battery. He faces more than seven years in jail at his sentencing, scheduled for July 2. According to prosecutors threatened and attacked his wife five times in 2011 and 2012. He pushed her against a wall and choked her after she asked him to stop smoking marijuana in front of their two children, and wanted his friends to leave their home. Those weren't the only times he assaulted his wife. Back in July 2005, police arrived at his home and found Monique with a bloody lip. She told police Milton "grabbed her right hand and pushed her hand against her mouth." He also choked her when he pinned her against a wall and placed his right forearm across her throat and he "used his hand to grab her hand to force her to hit herself in the face." She was four months pregnant at the time with their child and she refused to press charges.