Mark Grace appeared in court on Feb. 1, facing sentencing for DUI related charges. This marks Grace's second DUI charge in less than 15 months. Grace was arrested in Scottsdale, Aug. 2012, for suspicion of driving under the influence.
Grace pleaded not guilty in October to four felony counts of aggravated DUI and was scheduled to go on trial Mar. 19,. In the Feb. 1, arraignment, Grace changed his plead to guilty.
Feb. 1, CBS News reports, "The 48-year-old pleaded guilty Thursday to felony endangerment and misdemeanor driving under the influence of alcohol." Grace has been sentenced to four months in jail under a work-release program. Grace could have received more than three years in prison.
Grace played first baseman for the Arizona Diamondbacks and the Chicago Cubs. He lost his executive job, as an analyst with the Diamondbacks after his second DUI arrest.
Reportedly, Grace's four month sentence will start on Feb. 10, which includes an additional two years of probation.