Victorino Files Police Report For Beer Shower, Cubs Apologize

By: AP Email
By: AP Email

CHICAGO (AP) - Philadelphia Phillies center fielder Shane Victorino has filed a police report after getting showered with beer at Wrigley Field.

Chicago police say the report was filed Thursday. Police say they are investigating it as a "simple battery."

Victorino was hit with a cup of beer thrown from the bleachers as he was catching a fly ball Wednesday night. The Phillies beat the Chicago Cubs 12-5.

The chairman of the Cubs apologized in person to Victorino on Thursday. Cubs manager Lou Piniella and general manager Jim Hendry also offered apologies.

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