Mark Grace on jail time for DUI: 'I deserve to be here'

Mark Grace on jail time for DUI: 'I deserve to be here'

PHOENIX, May 16 (UPI) -- Former baseball player and broadcaster Mark Grace said his stay at the Tent City jail complex in Phoenix has been a life-changing experience.

Ex-MLB player Mark Grace, serving a DUI sentence, called model inmate

PHOENIX, April 30 (UPI) -- Ex-major league baseball player and announcer Mark Grace, serving time for DUI, was called a model prisoner by the Maricopa County, Ariz., Sheriff's Office.

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Ex-Cub Mark Grace heads to jail for DUI

Ex-Cub Mark Grace heads to jail for DUI

PHOENIX, Feb. 11 (UPI) -- Former Major League Baseball player Mark Grace reported to Maricopa County Jail Sunday to begin serving his four-month term for driving drunk.
Mark Grace gets hearing date

Mark Grace gets hearing date

PHOENIX, Dec. 5 (UPI) -- A court date of Jan. 31 has been set for former baseball star Mark Grace, indicted in October on four felony counts stemming from his DUI arrest in Arizona.
Ex-Cub, Diamondback Grace cited for DUI

Ex-Cub, Diamondback Grace cited for DUI

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., June 8 (UPI) -- Ex-Chicago Cubs and Arizona Diamondbacks player Mark Grace was arrested in Arizona for allegedly driving while intoxicated, a police report indicated Wednesday.
Cubs re-sign reliever Carlos Marmol

Cubs re-sign reliever Carlos Marmol

CHICAGO, Feb. 4 (UPI) -- The Chicago Cubs re-signed reliever Carlos Marmol Thursday with a one-year, $2.125 million contract, thus avoiding salary arbitration.
Rickey Henderson on Hall of Fame ballot

Rickey Henderson on Hall of Fame ballot

NEW YORK, Dec. 1 (UPI) -- All-time stolen base leader Rickey Henderson is among 10 players on the 2009 Baseball Hall of Fame ballot for the first time.

St. Louis 3, Arizona 2

PHOENIX, Sept. 27 (UPI) -- Edgar Renteria became th first National League shortstop in 18 seasons to reach 100 RBI Saturday as he led St. Louis to a 3-2 victory over Arizona.

Mark Grace announces retirement

PHOENIX, Sept. 26 (UPI) -- After joking that he had signed a contract extension, Mark Grace announced his retirement from baseball Friday.

Diamonbacks put Grace on DL

PHOENIX, Aug. 7 (UPI) -- Veteran first baseman Mark Grace of Arizona has been placed on the 15-day disabled list with a hyperextended right elbow.

Pittsburgh 5, Arizona 4

PITTSBURGH, May 10 (UPI) -- Mike Williams got out of a ninth-inning jam Saturday night as the Pittsburgh Pirates snapped a seven-game losing streak with a 5-4 triumph over the Arizona Diam

Counsell suffers bad thumb injury

PHOENIX, May 7 (UPI) -- Arizona Diamondbacks infielder Craig Counsell suffered a dislocated right thumb in Tuesday night's 6-5 win over the Philadelphia Phillies.

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Atlanta 7, Arizona 4 (11 inn.)

PHOENIX, May 4 (UPI) -- Rafael Furcal drove in the go-ahead run with a fluke sacrifice fly in the 11th inning Sunday night as the Atlanta Braves rallied for a 7-4 victory over the Ariz
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Mark Grace
PHO2002090207 - PHOENIX, Sept. 2 (UPI) -- With the game out of hand at 18-0, the Arizona Diamondbacks sent in Mark Grace to pitch against the Los Angeles Dodgers in the top of the ninth. Here, Grace mimics the delivery of D'back reliever Mike Fetters. Grace gave up a home run to Dave Ross. The Dodgers defeated the D'backs 19-1 in Phoenix, on Sept. 2, 2002. rlw/wp/Will Powers UPI

Mark Eugene Grace (born June 28, 1964 in Winston-Salem, North Carolina) is a former Major League Baseball player for 16 seasons with the Chicago Cubs and Arizona Diamondbacks. His defensive position was first base. He batted left-handed and wore jersey number 17.

Mark played high school baseball and basketball at Tustin High School in Tustin, California.

After playing baseball for San Diego State University, Grace was drafted by the Chicago Cubs in 1985. He spent three years playing in the Cubs farm system before making his major league debut May 2, 1988.

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