Kimie Bunyasaranand
Tuesday June 4th, 2013

Former MLB outfielder Milton Bradley was convicted on nine misdemeanor counts including assault with a deadly weapon and spousal battery. (John Williamson/Getty Images) Former MLB outfielder Milton Bradley was convicted on nine misdemeanor counts including assault with a deadly weapon and spousal battery. (John Williamson/Getty Images)

Milton Bradley, who played in the majors for 12 seasons, was convicted of abusing his estranged wife, reports the Associated Press:

A spokesman for the Los Angeles city attorney's office says Bradley was convicted Monday of nine misdemeanor counts, including assault with a deadly weapon and spousal battery. He faces up to 7 1/2 years in jail at his sentencing scheduled for July 2.

Prosecutors say Bradley threatened and attacked his wife five times in 2011 and 2012.

Authorities say Bradley pushed his wife 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.

Bradley, 35, played for eight different teams from 2000 to 2011, including the Indians, A's, Dodgers, Expos, Mariners, Rangers, Padres and Cubs. He hit .271/.364/.440 with 125 home runs and 481 RBIs over the course of his career.

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