The Associated Press is reporting that pitcher Brett Myers was arrested and charged with assaulting his wife in downtown Boston last night at 12:20 a.m.
This story moved on the Reading Eagle AP wire this morning at 10:30 a.m. Myers’ wife, Kim Wickman, is a native of Oley, Berks County. Wickman and Myers have a 3-year-old daughter.
Witnesses told police that Myers hit his wife last night on a Boston street. Police responded to a 911 call and found Myers’ wife crying with a swollen face, a spokesman for the Suffolk County District Attorney's offfice said. Officers found Myers nearby and arrested him.
Myers was booked by Boston police and his wife posted his $200 bail. He pleaded not guilty to assault charges at his arraignment Friday morning in Boston Municipal Court.The 25-year-old is scheduled to pitch Saturday against the Red Sox.