August 2019 - Arizona Diamondbacks Wiretap

Wally Backman Arrested On Domestic Violence Charges

Aug 30, 2019 5:23 PM

Former Mets second baseman Wally Backman was arrested Friday morning and charged with domestic violence in Riverhead, New York.

The 59-year-old minor league manager was accused Friday of pushing a woman against a wall, twisting her hand and taking her phone so she couldn't call 911.

Backman pleaded not guilty to harassment and criminal mischief charges. He was ordered to stay away from the woman and is due back in court Sept. 17.

espn.com

Tags: New York Mets, Arizona Diamondbacks, Legal, Misc Rumor

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Diamondbacks Designate Greg Holland For Assignment

Aug 8, 2019 7:51 AM

The Arizona Diamondbacks have designated Greg Holland for assignment.

Holland led the National League in saves with 41 just two seasons ago.

He was 1-2 with a 4.54 earned run average in 40 games. He has 17 saves in 22 chances.

Associated Press

Tags: Arizona Diamondbacks, Free Agent Rumor, Misc Rumor

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