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GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) — A settlement is in the works in a lawsuit against former Major League Baseball player Chad Curtis, who’s in a Michigan prison for criminal sexual conduct.

A federal judge in Grand Rapids has scheduled a meeting for next Monday. Curtis will participate by video from prison.

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He’s being sued by four young women who attended Lakewood High School in western Michigan, where he worked after retiring from baseball. They are also suing Lakewood, a school district in Barry County.


The women say they were inappropriately touched by Curtis in the weight room. Attorney Monica Beck says her clients are “close to reaching” a deal with him and the district.

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The 48-year-old Curtis played for six teams, including the Detroit Tigers and New York Yankees. He’s eligible for parole in 2020.

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