Preliminary hearing set for Tigers minor league pitcher
DETROIT (NEWSCHANNEL 3) - A preliminary hearing has been set for Detroit Tigers Minor League Pitcher Evan Reed on a sexual assault charge.
He's set to appear in a Detroit courtroom Thursday. A judge will decide if there is enough evidence to send him to trial.
Reed is accused of sexually assaulting a woman at a downtown Detroit hotel.
Prosecutors say the alleged victim was incapacitated after drinking and unable to give consent.
Reed has entered a not guilty plea and calls the allegations absurd.