You want to talk about rock bottom? It may not get any worse than this.
San Francisco Giants pitcher Chad Gaudin was charged earlier this month with lewdness when he allegedly groped a woman in a Las Vegas hospital.
Police told the Las Vegas Review-Journal that a drunk Gaudin approached a 23-year-old woman on a stretcher at Desert Springs Hospital.
The woman told police that “Gaudin told her ‘she was gorgeous’ and touched her face and breast.”
“I will take care of you, don’t worry about them,” Gaudin said, according to a witness, before touching the woman’s face, leg, and breast.
The incident occurred in late January, and Gaudin was arrested. However, the arrest was not made public and we are just learning about this now.
“I asked Gaudin several times how he ended up at the hospital and each time he told me that he didn’t know,” a police offer told the Review-Journal. “Gaudin appeared to be intoxicated. He had slurred speech, bloodshot eyes, trouble standing still, obeying commands, an odor of alcoholic beverages and couldn’t repeat his house number, where he lives, the same way twice in a row.”
Gaudin, who signed with the Giants in the offseason, is 2-1 with a 2.44 ERA in 23 games. He is an 11-year veteran and has played for nine different teams.