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12.05.2005

ANNABETH PROSECUTES A CASE INVOLVING A 14-YEAR-OLD BOY CHARGED WITH MURDER AFTER HE HITS AN OPPONENT WITH A BAT DURING A YOUTH LEAGUE BASEBALL GAME, ON "CLOSE TO HOME," FRIDAY, DEC. 16  

(NOTE TO EDITORS: The following episode of CLOSE TO HOME has been substituted for the one previously scheduled for Dec. 16).

"Baseball Murder" -- Annabeth tries to determine why a teenage boy would attack a member of the opposing team after his team loses an important baseball game, on CLOSE TO HOME, Friday, Dec. 16 (9:00-10:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. Chris Ambrose wrote the episode which was directed by Emilio Estevez.

During the investigation prior to the boy's trial, Annabeth discovers a videotape of the attack which causes her to suspect the boy's coach may have encouraged him to hit his opponent after their team lost the game. Meanwhile, Maureen's younger sister is arrested for shoplifting.

Annabeth Chase Jennifer Finnigan

Jack Chase      Christian Kane
Maureen Scofield        Kimberly Elise
Steve Sharpe    John Caroll Lynch
Danny Robel     Conor Dubin
Detective Williams      Romy Rosemont
Cassandra       Linara Washington
Sammy Barringer Cole Evan Weiss
Judy Moran      Kathe Mazur
Coach Matt Whiting      Jeffrey Nordling
Frank Barringer Spencer Garrett
Carrie Barringer        Sue Cremin
Ben Moran       Matthew Fahey

Cliff Reardon Don McManus
Fred Martins James Keane
Chris Markle Wayne Dalglish

Wen Markle      Bon Jesser
TV Reporter     Leyna Nguyen
Joshua  G. Lane Hillman
Player #1       Grayston Leonard
Team Mother     Sheri Hellard

Judge Dale E. Turner
Roger Jeremiah Birkett
Joshua's mother Verda Bridges

RATING: To Be Announced

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