Spiezio Pleads Guilty

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April 7, 2008
Newport Beach, CA--

Former major league player Scott Spiezio has pleaded guilty to misdemeanor drunk driving and hit and run charges involving a December crash.

As part of the agreement, prosecutors dropped aggravated assault and assault and battery charges.

Spiezio was ordered to serve three years probation, undergo a three-month alcohol program, attend two Alcoholics Anonymous meetings and complete 80 hours of community service.

Spiezio recently signed a minor league contract with the Atlanta Braves.
He is now at the Braves AAA farm club in Richmond, Virginia.
The infielder is hitting .375 in two games, with three hits in eight at bats.

The Associated Press and Richmond Braves contributed to this story.

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