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MLB Expected To Issue Decision Tonight On Roberto Osuna Investigation

Posted On: Jun 22, 2018   |   Posted By: MLB Trade Rumors

Major League Baseball is expected to announce a decision tonight on the pending domestic violence investigation into Blue Jays pitcher Roberto Osuna , according to Jon Heyman of Fan Rag. He is expected to be suspended, though the duration remains unknown.
The criminal case against Osuna is still pending. In prior such situations, the league has generally waited until the matter was fully litigated or otherwise resolved. Heyman reported recently that the Toronto organization had unsuccessfully lobbied MLB for an earlier resolution. Osuna has been on administrative leave since his arrest.
Notably, per the latest report, “it is believed MLB was able to interview the alleged victim” of the domestic assault. Osuna is said to be facing charges of assaulting his girlfriend.
It seems, then, that commissioner Rob Manfred has been able to secure sufficient information to reach a determination. Under the MLB-MLBPA Joint Domestic Violence, Sexual Assault and Child Abuse Policy, Manfred can issue suspensions or other...

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