MLB Investigate Mike Clevinger for domestic violence and child abuse

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Mike Clevinger, currently pitcher of the Chicago White Sox, is investigated by the Big leagues as a result of allegations of physical and psychological abuse which, apparently, committed against his 10-month-old daughterannounced this Tuesday the Major League Baseball (MLB).

The charges against Clevinger were brought by the mother of the minor

“MLB opened an investigation after learning of these allegations.. The White Sox were not aware of the allegations or the investigation at the time of his signing. The White Sox will refrain from commenting until MLB’s investigative process has reached its conclusion. Chicago.

Clevinger signed with the White Sox for a season and eight million dollars.

The mother of Clevinger’s young daughter, Olivia Finestead24, revealed to The Athletic who has been in contact with the MLB since last summer and, according to his testimony, she and her children have suffered verbal and physical abuse from the player.

Finestead claimed that Clevinger attacked her by the neck in June of last yearand that a few weeks later he slapped her when they were in a hotel during a series in which his former team, the San Diego Padres, faced the Los Angeles Dodgers.

Clevinger’s alleged assaults also they would have affected the babyto which, apparently, threw used chewing tobacco at him, according to the testimony of the woman.

One of the pitcher’s reps posted a message stating that they had to protect your client “fairly and completely while being respectful of the White Sox and MLB.”

“We need time before responding,” he added.

“Major League Baseball and the Chicago White Sox take any and all allegations very seriously, and the White Sox fully support joint policy on domestic violence, sexual assault and child abuse shared by the MLB and the MLBPA”, expressed the team in this regard.

(With information from EFE)