Rockies shortstop Jose Reyes pleads not guilty to domestic abuse


Jose Reyes is claiming innocence in his domestic abuse case.An attorney entered a not guilty plea for the Rockies shortstop in a Maui courtroom Tuesday, reported. Reyes' next court date, in which a pretrial hearing will be scheduled, is set for Jan. 14. MORE: Heinous crimes connected to athletes | Worst baseball decisions of 2015Reyes and his wife, Katherine, were at the Wailea Four Seasons Resort in Hawaii on Oct. 31 when an argument allegedly turned physical. Reyes was arrested and later released on $1,000 bond. He was ordered not to have contact with his wife for three days after his release. When medics attended to his wife, they noted scratches to her neck and injuries to her left leg.SPECTOR: Manfred needs to send message with punishment of ReyesAfter Reyes' arrest, the Rockies said in a statement that they will "continue to gather information and will address this matter appropriately." Major League Baseball is also investigating the incident.