Evan Reed arraigned on sexual assault charges

Evan Reed arraigned on sexual assault charges

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Baseball pitcher Evan Reed is arraigned on sexual assault charges. Baseball pitcher Evan Reed is arraigned on sexual assault charges.
DETROIT (AP) -- Minor league pitcher Evan Reed has been arraigned on charges of sexually assaulting a woman at a downtown Detroit hotel.
 
A not-guilty plea was entered Thursday for Reed, who appeared in court via video on two counts of third-degree criminal sexual conduct.
 
 The 28-year-old right-hander plays for the Toledo Mud Hens, the Detroit Tigers' Triple-A club.
 
 Prosecutors say the woman was assaulted after meeting Reed at a bar in the suburbs. His lawyer says Reed and the 45-year-old woman had consensual sex.
 
A preliminary examination is scheduled for Aug. 12.
 
Reed was with the Tigers when the alleged assault occurred on March 30, the eve of Opening Day.
 
He was 0-1 with a 4.88 ERA in 27 games for Detroit before being sent to Toledo in June.

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