Alberto Callaspo, Angels Third Baseman, Denies Kid at Center of Paternity Case is His
The 28-year-old player whose full name is Alberto Jose Callaspo Brito requested a paternity test in a May petition to Orange County Family Court, which has scheduled a Nov. 3 hearing on the matter. The boy's Puerto Rican mother, who now resides in Florida, is scheduled to attend via phone.
Brian Martinez has the scoop in the Orange County Register. Mariangely Santana Perez claims she, Callaspo and the boy named Ian lived together in Kansas City until she learned that the ball player was still married to the Venezuelan mother of Callaspo's 5-year-old son. Callaspo is from Venezuela.
Callaspo earned an average of $423,166 annually in three seasons with the Kansas City Royals before joining the Angels, who upped his yearly salary to $2 million. Martinez cited court records that show Callaspo makes $166,667 a month.
Meanwhile, it's unclear whether the Angels will hold onto Callaspo next season, as third base has been identified as a position that should be improved if the team that finished second in the American League West to Texas wants to win the pennant again.