Cincinnati Reds minor league prospect Tanner Rahier allegedly got into an argument with his girlfriend at a restaurant, then went outside and knocked her out with a rock. According to Arizona police, the incident occurred after Rahier argued with a bartender about an unpaid tab.
Rahier started throwing rocks at his girlfriend, police said. One rock, about 8-inches in diameter, reportedly hit the woman on the left side of her head, caused a deep cut and knocked her unconscious, according to the probable cause statement.
Rahier ran from the scene, but police apprehended him close to the restaurant, said Sgt. David Vidaure, a Glendale police spokesman.
Rahier was arrested on suspicion of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon and assault with intent to injure. He denied the whole rock throwing incident. His girlfriend was taken to the hospital and appeared to be alright, though she may have required stitches.
Rahier is a second round draft pick from 2012, who last year played with the Dayton Dragons of the Midwest League. The Cincinnati Reds have yet to comment on the incident.