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[March 31, 2016]  March 30 (The Sports Xchange) - Colorado Rockies shortstop Jose Reyes will not stand trial for a domestic abuse charge in Hawaii because his wife won't talk to prosecutors.

Deputy prosecuting attorney Kerry Glen said Wednesday she plans to file documents to drop the case after Reyes' wife also refused to return to Maui.

Reyes, 32, was scheduled to go to trial on Monday. He pleaded not guilty to abusing a family or household member.

Reyes' playing status with the Rockies remains in limbo because he could still face a suspension by Major League Baseball. He was placed on paid administrative leave on Feb. 23 under MLB's domestic violence policy pending completion of the criminal proceedings.

Reyes was at a resort on Maui when hotel security officials placed a 911 call on Oct. 31. According to a transcript of the 911 call, the hotel security staff reported that Reyes' wife, Katherine Ramirez, had suffered injuries to her face, neck and leg.

Reyes was arrested on Halloween night after being accused of grabbing his wife by the throat and shoving her into a sliding glass door.

Reyes is scheduled to make $22 million this season and is the Rockies' highest-paid player. He is owed $56 million through 2017.


The Seattle Mariners acquired right-handed relief pitcher Nick Vincent from the San Diego Padres in exchange for a player to be named later.

Vincent, 29, appeared in 26 games in four separate stints with the Padres last season, posting a 0-1 record with a 2.35 ERA in 23 innings. In the month of September, he pitched in 13 games and did not allow a run over 9 1/3 innings.

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In four major league seasons with San Diego (2012-15), Vincent has a combined 9-6 record, one save and a 2.63 ERA with 161 strikeouts over 150 2/3 innings in 161 relief appearances.

The Mariners also optioned right-hander Mayckol Guaipe to Triple-A Tacoma. He had a 2.31 ERA in eight appearances this spring.


The Los Angeles Angels and right-hander Kyle Kendrick agreed to a minor league deal, according to reports.

Kendrick, 31, signed a minor league contract with the Atlanta Braves but was released on March 12 after giving up nine earned runs on 14 hits and three walks in 3 2/3 innings this spring.

Kendrick has a lifetime record of 81-81 and an ERA of 4.63 in 253 games (212 starts). In 2015, he was 7-13 with a 6.32 ERA over 142 1/3 innings in 27 starts for the Colorado Rockies. (Editing by Larry Fine) ))

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