Per the Columbus Dispatch today, a baseball player for the Gwinette Braves, an affiliate of the Atlanta Braves, was charged with kidnapping and raping a woman at a Columbus hotel. The player was in Columbus to play in a game against the Columbus Clippers. The woman reported went to a hotel voluntarily but did not consent to a sexual relationship. The player is free on bond but apparently has not resumed play with the team.

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