Former Yankee Chuck Knoblauch Arrested For Choking Wife

Duncan Riley - Author

Jun. 15 2013, Updated 8:57 p.m. ET

Former New York Yankees second baseman Chuck Knoblauch was arrested in Houston Friday night after he choked his wife.

According to reports, Knoblauch’s wife told police that he had “…struck her with his hand on her face and then choked her with his hand by applying pressure to her neck with his hand…caus[ing] her pain.”

Knoblauch has been charged with a third-degree felony charge of “choking a family member” that could potentially see him sentences to between 2 – 10 years in prison.

The pair are currently in the middle of divorce proceedings.

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