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Wednesday, January 17, 2007

Marcus Giles detained after fight at Qualcomm

My love for you is ticking clock, BENIRSCHKE!

New Padres second baseman Marcus Giles was handcuffed, detained and escorted from Qualcomm Stadium during Sunday’s Chargers playoff game after getting involved in a fight on the stadium’s club level, according to police.

Giles, 28, was given the option of returning after being detained but chose to leave, said San Diego Police Lt. Dan Christman. Giles does not face charges for the incident.

Christman said Giles and a friend were involved in a fight with at least one other person, who slipped away before being caught.

Repoz Posted: January 17, 2007 at 01:03 PM | 11 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
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   1. villageidiom Posted: January 17, 2007 at 01:19 PM (#2281680)
Please, tell us what LaDainian Tomlinson thinks! We must know!
   2. J.C. Bradbury Posted: January 17, 2007 at 01:45 PM (#2281692)
The greatest unmasking since KISS.
   3. Gromit Posted: January 17, 2007 at 01:49 PM (#2281694)
Marcus's slugging percentage is all downhill from here.
   4. and Posted: January 17, 2007 at 02:06 PM (#2281700)
That Giles uppercut can be viscious.
   5. Bring Me the Head of Alfredo Griffin (Vlad) Posted: January 17, 2007 at 02:34 PM (#2281719)
Reading between the lines, I figure the friend in question was maybe a lady? That'd explain why they didn't stomp the guy who ran, and also why Giles didn't rabbit when the stadium cops showed up.
   6. Slinger Francisco Barrios (Dr. Memory) Posted: January 17, 2007 at 03:13 PM (#2281741)
My love for you is ticking clock, BENIRSCHKE!

Gesundheit.
   7. 185/456(GGC) Posted: January 17, 2007 at 03:16 PM (#2281743)
Nice leadin, Repoz.
   8. Law Boy Posted: January 17, 2007 at 03:39 PM (#2281764)
In light of his contact rate last season, he probably swung and missed.
   9. rr Posted: January 17, 2007 at 03:57 PM (#2281776)
Please, tell us what LaDainian Tomlinson thinks! We must know!

Ahh, a smug Patriot fan sighting on BTF. My week is complete.
   10. rr Posted: January 17, 2007 at 04:02 PM (#2281778)
I caught one Pats player, not sure who it was, running towards the SD bench grabbing his throat in the choke sign.

This was on FO.
   11. Toolsy McClutch Posted: January 17, 2007 at 04:32 PM (#2281796)
Honestly, we have no idea what happened. It could have been a sitation where some threw a punch and MG threw one back. Still not great, but not terrible either.

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