Thursday, January 31, 2013

Former Baseball Star Mark Grace Gets 4 Month Jail Sentence

Mark Grace

What is that saying about "When it rains is pours"?

Former Chicago Cubs and Arizona Diamondbacks player Mark Grace was sentenced to 4-months in jail Thursday afternoon as part of a DUI arrest plea agreement.

It was not his first DUI.

Grace, who summarily lost his job as an analyst with the Diamondbacks broadcast team after his August arrest. That arrest led to 4 felony DUI counts by a grand jury.

The former ballplayer expressed his regret and apologized to the judge for his actions, but that wasn't enough to keep him out of the pokey.

According to, Grace reports to jail on Feb.10th, but is eligible for a "Work-release" program.

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