Former Bluefish Catcher Awarded $940k in Offerman Suit

The verdict is in on the case involving Johnathan Nathans, the former Bridgeport Bluefish catcher who was injured during a game when former major leaguer Jose Offerman infamously charged the mound while swinging his bat after being hit by a pitch.  Nathans was awarded $940k by a jury in Connecticut federal court.  While Offerman was found to be […]

Profile of John Nathans: Former Bluefish Catcher, Plaintiff in Offerman Suit

Stan Grossfeld of the Boston Globe profiled John Nathans, the former Bridgeport Bluefish catcher injured when former major leaguer Jose Offerman charged the mound after being hit by a pitch.  Nathans sued Offerman in federal court in Connecticut, and reportedly seeks $4.8 million in damages from Offerman and his former team, the Long Island Ducks. […]

Friday Sports Briefs: Baseball Edition

Offerman Faces Civil Suit  for Bat Attack Former Boston Red Sox and Long Island Ducks player Jose Offerman was sued in Connecticut federal court in connection with an on-field brawl in which he attacked the opposing pitcher and catcher with his baseball bat.  The catcher, John Nathans, is the plaintiff, and claims that he suffered permanent injuries that ended […]