Police officers said they witnessed the outfielder attacking his wife.
Prosecutors say they will also be seeking hate crime charges and the death penalty.
Garrett Rolfe will remain on administrative leave until the criminal charges against him are resolved, Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms said.
A tornado in Atlanta forced thousands to seek shelter, and one man was killed when a falling tree brought power lines onto his vehicle.
The news crew flagged police, resulting in the man being taken back into custody after a daylong search.
Rep. Park Cannon was arrested March 25 after she knocked on the door to Gov. Brian Kemp’s office while he was speaking about the voting bill.
The order by Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms includes actions to mitigate the effect of Georgia's racist new law that significantly rolls back voting access.
"These were my friends. Of course they weren’t racist. They were only kidding."
The city was also set to host the league’s 2021 draft.
Steve Doocy and Ainsley Earhardt made jokes after President Biden backed moving the MLB All-Star Game out of Atlanta in response to the new law.