Tigers trade Colon to Royals for player to be named later

Updated: July 13, 2007, 4:54 PM ET
Associated Press


DETROIT -- The Detroit Tigers traded pitcher Roman Colon, recently charged in a locker room scuffle with a Triple-A teammate, to the Kansas City Royals on Friday for a player to be named.

Colon was charged with felonious assault after a brawl June 12. The right-hander was fighting with a teammate when another Toledo pitcher, Jason Karnuth, tried to break it up.

Colon hit Karnuth and broke several bones in his face, according to ...

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