Jury Orders Jose Offerman To Pay Nearly $1M In Bat Attack CaseA jury Tuesday awarded $940,000 to former Bridgeport Bluefish catcher Johnathan Nathans, who wanted $4.8 million.
Ex-Red Sox, Mets Infielder Jose Offerman: I'm 'Not Missing'Jose Offerman said Monday he is not trying to avoid a U.S. lawsuit for attacking two opposing players with a baseball bat in Connecticut six years ago while he was playing for the Long Island Ducks.
Former Red Sox Infielder Jose Offerman Is Missing Amid Attack SuitJose Offerman hit two Bluefish players, John Nathans and pitcher Matt Beech, with a bat. Nathans suffered a head injury that ended his career, and Beech broke the middle finger on his non-throwing hand. As a federal lawsuit over the attack heads to trial, Offerman is nowhere to be found.
Former Met, Yankee Armando Benitez Resurfaces With Independent Long Island DucksOne of the most ridiculed and criticized -- yet successful -- closers in Mets history is making a comeback. Good ol' Armando Benitez has resurfaced with none other than the Long Island Ducks of the independent Atlantic League.