Sports Gun charge forces A's catcher Maxwell to miss series vs. Jays

06:16  17 may  2018
06:16  17 may  2018 Source:   cbc.ca

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Maxwell is awaiting an initial hearing after the Athletics catcher was arrested on suspicion of We have these scant details from the alleged victim relayed by police, but we don’t know what leads Maxwell to allegedly point a gun at a food delivery person, and if it Game Thread #36: A ’ s vs Astros.

a close up of a man wearing a black shirt: Oakland A's catcher Bruce Maxwell is pictured in a police mugshot after being arrested in October. © Maricopa County Sheriff's Office via AP Oakland A's catcher Bruce Maxwell is pictured in a police mugshot after being arrested in October.

Oakland catcher Bruce Maxwell will miss a four-game series at Toronto that starts Thursday because he cannot enter Canada while awaiting sentencing in Arizona on a gun-related charge.

Athletics manager Bob Melvin said Wednesday that Maxwell will be on the restricted list during the series, then rejoin the A's when they return to Oakland.

Maxwell was arrested in Arizona in October after a food delivery person alleged he pointed a gun at her at his Scottsdale home. Maxwell pleaded guilty to disorderly conduct in April and is to be sentenced on June 4 in Maricopa County Superior Court.

Melvin said Wednesday that catcher Josh Phegley will be recalled from triple-A Nashville to take Maxwell's place on the active roster.

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