Henry Schulman of the San Francisco Chronicle is reporting one time San Francisco Giants prospect Angel Villalona who was charged with murder and served jail time in the Dominican Republic before reaching a settlement with the victim’s family, and then having the charges against him dropped, may soon be back in the organization. Villalona, who is still just 21 years old was a one time top 10 prospect in the organization before his legal trouble that began in 2009. He also sued the Giants for breach of contract while his murder charges played out. Villalona batted .267 with 11 Doubles, 9 Home Runs and 42 RBI’s for High-A San Jose as a 19 year old in 2009. One hurdle to clear before he returns is a $5 million lawsuit he filed against the Giants claiming they wrongfully kept him on the inactive list. Read more about Villalona’s legal troubles and his anticipated return to baseball in the story link below.
UPDATE: Villalona has dropped his $5 Million lawsuit against the Giants. You can read about that HERE