A police investigation for child abuse is underway against Mark Grudzielanek

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Former MLB All-Star and Gold Glove winner Mark Grudzielanek runs police investigation for child abuse after ‘physical altercation with 12-year-old boy’

  • The former Kansas City Royal second baseman reportedly committed the attack on March 26 in Scottsdale, Arizona, around 10:30 PM.
  • Grudzielanek, 50, is listed as the ‘culprit’ in documents, while his alleged victim is described as a 12-year-old boy, TMZ reports.
  • Details surrounding the incident are unclear, a source familiar with the case said the incident stemmed from a physical disagreement
  • While with the Royals in 2006, Grudzielanek – who also played shortstop in his career – won the Gold Glove in 2006

Former MLB All-Star and Glove Glove winner Mark Grudzielanek is currently under investigation by police after being charged with child abuse, sources familiar with the case share.

The former Kansas City Royal second baseman reportedly committed the attack on March 26 in Scottsdale, Arizona, around 10:30 PM.

Grudzielanek, 50, is listed as the ‘culprit’ in documents, while his alleged victim is described as a 12-year-old boy, TMZ reports.

The former Kansas City Royal second baseman reportedly committed the attack on March 26 in Scottsdale, Arizona, around 10:30 PM.

While the details surrounding the incident are unclear, a source familiar with the case said the incident stemmed from a physical disagreement.

Grudzielanek, who played Major League Baseball from 1995 to 2010, has two sons, but it was not clear whether they were involved in the altercation.

He played for a number of teams, including the St. Louis Cardinals, Kansas City Royals, and Minnesota Twins.

Grudzielanek, 50, is listed as the 'culprit' in documents, while his alleged victim is described as a 12-year-old boy, TMZ reports.

Grudzielanek, 50, is listed as the 'culprit' in documents, while his alleged victim is described as a 12-year-old boy, TMZ reports.

Grudzielanek, 50, is listed as the ‘culprit’ in documents, while his alleged victim is described as a 12-year-old boy, TMZ reports.

Just one year after his rookie season in 1995, the Wisconsin resident was selected as an All-Star.

While with the Royals in 2006, Grudzielanek – who also played shortstop in his career – won the Gold Glove in 2006.

Grudzielanek had a batting average of .289 in his career.

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