Carolina Panthers DE Greg Hardy was found guilty of assault on his girlfriend and making threats to her. He was sentenced to 18-months probation, but will appeal the ruling.
Can't these guys just stay out of trouble? Domestic violence should result in more than just probation, but high-priced lawyers often work wonders. Hardy will be facing a suspension, so the appeals process is being done to delay that.ANALYST: David Kerr
Jake Marisnick was 2-for-4 with a double and a run scored on Thursday night against the Royals.
Jake Marisnick had two hits from the bottom of the order which included a double and a run scored in Houston’s 5 -2 win over Kansas City on Thursday night. His double in the second inning with two outs kept the inning alive and Marisnick scored on a single by Jose Altuve before Yordano Ventura left the game after a rain delay in the second inning. Although Marisnick struggled in the second half, he did finish September/October with a .275 average with three home runs and seven stolen bases. Analysis: Greg Jewett