Baseball Player Formally Charged With Assaulting Woodlands Man
Two minor-league baseball players charged with assaulting a Woodlands man at a Dallas club on New Year's Eve turned themselves into authorities February 19, and quickly bonded out.
Lance Broadway, a minor-league pitcher in the Toronto Blue Jays organization, and pal Cameron McGuire, of the United League Baseball's Edinburg Roadrunners, are accused of badly beating Ivan Pinney after Pinney allegedly tried to shield a female friend from McGuire's unwanted advances on the Pegasus Club dance floor.
Pinney filed a civil suit against the athletes in January.
Broadway, a former relief pitcher for the Chicago White Sox and New York Mets, allegedly whipped off his shirt and proceeded to punch Pinney in the face, breaking his orbital socket and cheekbone, among other things.
McGuire joined in, allegedly kicking Pinney while he was already down.
Arrest warrants were issued February 1 after the Dallas County District Attorney's Office filed charges of aggravated assault with serious bodily injury against Broadway and Cameron.
Cameron, who was accused of assaulting other club patrons that night, was charged with an additional count of aggravated assault.
We've got calls in to the Dallas County District Attorney's Office to find out more, and we'll update as soon as we hear back.
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