Ex-Red Sox Everett charged with assault
Former Red Sox outfielder Carl Everett was in a jail yesterday in Tampa, Fla., on a charge of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon after putting a handgun to his wife's head, according to police records. Everett, 39, was arrested Monday night at his home in the Tampa suburb of Lutz. He was also charged with tampering with a witness and was being held in the Hillsborough County Jail.
Tim Collins of Worcester allowed two runs on one hit and a walk in the eighth inning of the Royals' 9-4 loss to the Indians.
Twins All-Star Joe Mauer will be eligible to come off the disabled list tomorrow, but Twins general manager Bill Smith doesn't think Mauer will be healthy enough for that to happen. The Twins placed Mauer on the disabled list April 14 with bilateral leg weakness. Smith said yesterday that Mauer lost about a week of rehab time because of a nasty bout of the flu that circulated through the clubhouse.
Brewers utility man Erick Almonte became the first major leaguer placed on the new 7-day disabled list for concussions. Almonte was hit in the forehead by a thrown ball during batting practice; he was standing at first looking away when a throw from the left side of the infield struck him.