Josh Hamilton, a five-time MLB All-Star and 2010 American League MVP, was accused Wednesday of damage to a youngster after their 14-year-old little girl told their ex they had struck the young lady at his Keller, Texas, home.
Hamilton, 38, gave up Wednesday to the Tarrant County Jail in Fort Worth and was discharged in lieu of $35,000 bond. Whenever indicted, they could confront a sentence of two to 10 years in jail.
A Keller Police Department investigator’s affirmation uncovers Hamilton’s little girl told police the occurrence happened Sept. 30 when they made a remark to their dad that furious their. Following the remark, Hamilton supposedly tossed a full bottle overhand at the high schooler –striking their solidly in the chest – at that point reviled and yelled at their.
The episode, as indicated by the sworn statement, didn’t end there as they said their dad pulled away a seat she had her feet raised up on and tossed it, bringing about the seat breaking. The teenager was unharmed by the seat.
The occurrence proceeded as Hamilton purportedly snatched their by the shoulders and lifted their up from the seat they was situated on, making their tumble to floor, the report said. Hamilton purportedly lifted their up, tossed her behind their and conveyed their to her room.
The youngster said at this point they over and over told Hamilton “I’m sorry,” yet as they contacted their room entryway, they apparently tossed their on the bed and squeezed their face into the bedding before hitting their legs with an open hand and shut clench hand.
The supposed episode didn’t end there, as Hamilton’s girl said after they wrapped up their, they advised their, “I hope you go in front of the f—ing judge and tell him what a terrible dad I am so I don’t have to see you anymore and you don’t have to come to my house again.”
As they left the room, they advised their to accumulate their things for school. At the point when they said they had placed them in the vehicle, they reacted, “Well, aren’t you just the perfect child.”
A report in The Dallas Morning News detailed Hamilton’s ex Katie Hamilton, the mother of the adolescent, had looked for a defensive request for the young lady against Hamilton prior this month.
Hamilton has an unlisted phone number and couldn’t be gone after remark. It was hazy on the off chance that they has a lawyer.
Hamilton played for the Texas Rangers, Cincinnati Reds and Los Angeles Angels somewhere in the range of 2007 and 2015. This late spring, they was enlisted into the Texas Rangers Hall of Fame.
In an announcement, the group stated, “The Texas Rangers take the issue of family violence very seriously. We are aware of the situation involving Josh Hamilton. Since this is an ongoing legal matter, we have no further comment.”
Hamilton’s profession started with elevated requirements as they was the main generally speaking select of secondary school in the 1999 beginner draft by Tampa Bay. In any case, what began with so a lot of guarantee was derailed cocaine and liquor dependence. They came back to baseball with Cincinnati and made their major association debut in 2007, when they hit 19 homers in 90 games before being exchanged to the Rangers, where they was a piece of their lone two World Series groups (2010 and 2011) and an All-Star five seasons in succession.
Preceding the 2013 season, Hamilton left the Rangers in free organization, marking a $125 million, five-year manage the Los Angeles Angels. They was recuperating from shoulder medical procedure when the Angels exchanged their back to Texas in 2015 after their two damage tormented seasons with Los Angeles. They played 50 games for Texas in 2015, yet never again after medical procedure to their left side knee at any rate multiple times after that.
Preceding the 2013 season, Hamilton left the Rangers in free organization, marking a $125 million, five-year manage the Los Angeles Angels. They was recuperating from shoulder medical procedure when the Angels exchanged him back to Texas in 2015 after their two damage tormented seasons with Los Angeles. They played 50 games for Texas in 2015, yet never again after medical procedure to their left side knee at any rate multiple times after that.