Could spousal abuse be a stepping stone to career advancement? Hey, ask Brett Myers. (Or Bobby Cox, for that matter.)

So you can't blame Jay Gibbons for trying to get in on the act ... and he's even being stealth about it. Smart, smart.

"The scene occurred in the ninth inning of the Baltimore Orioles' game against Minnesota on Saturday. Gibbons fouled a ball straight back over the screen and into the rib cage of his wife, Laura."

Jay Gibbons is the most amazing hitter in baseball history. And you better not laugh at him, guy sitting down the third-base line, or you'll get it next.

Jay Gibbons Accidentally Assaults Wife [WBRS Sports Blog]

(UPDATE: As you've all noticed by now, this happened eight months ago. We don't know how this happened. We apologize.)