Julio Uríaspitcher from Culiacán, Sinaloa, will not pitch again with the Dodgers of The Angels in the remainder of 2023, after he was accused of committing domestic violence against his partner.
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“Obviously he won't be pitching for us this year and as far as what the future holds, I have no idea. It saddens me that it is a blow to everyone and it is one of those things that you have to feel about the whole situation,” Dave Roberts, manager of the Dodgers, confirmed in an interview for the podcast The Show.
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At the beginning of September, Julio Urías He was arrested on charges of bodily injury to his partner and was later released after paying bail of $50,000.
After an agreement with MLB and the union, on September 6, 2023, the Mexican pitcher was placed on administrative leave until further notice.
“It's a very unfortunate situation,” added Dave Roberts.
A player on administrative leave still collects his salary, but is removed from a team's roster.
Uriah was involved in an incident in May 2019 in the parking lot of a shopping center in Beverly Hills, where he was accused of pushing a woman.
Although he was not prosecuted at the time, Julio Urías He was suspended for 20 games for violating MLB's domestic violence policy.
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