Crawford, per the docs, then "held the gun in one hand, and used the other hand to grab her by the head and neck, while asking her how long she had been dating a male acquaintance". The former Major League Baseball star allegedly eventually unloaded the gun and grabbed her by the neck.
The woman claims that her 1-year-old daughter entered the room and distracted Crawford which gave her enough time to flee the scene.
"We strongly disagree with the charges and allegations as to Carl's conduct", Crawford's lawyer Rusty Hardin said, according to St. John Barned-Smith of the Houston Chronicle. From there, Crawford allegedly continued to send her upsetting text messages. He retired in 2016 after the Dodgers released him from his contract.
Stocks register gains on cautious hopes of economic recovery
That raises optimism that Friday's more comprehensive jobs report from the USA government may also not be as bad as feared. Treasury prices remained under pressure, as the benchmark 10-year Treasury yield advanced to 0.826% from 0.761% Wednesday.