According to various sources, Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Julio Urias was detained on accusations of domestic assault on Sunday.
Urias, 27, was arrested on felony charges, according to the Los Angeles Police Department.
According to jail records, Urias was booked at 1 a.m., just a few hours after his arrest. He was then freed on a $50,000 bond with a September 27 court date.
The Dodgers issued a statement confirming that they were aware of an “incident” involving Urias.
“While we attempt to learn all the facts, he will not be traveling with the team. The organization has no further comment at this time,” the statement added, according to the local CBS affiliate.
Major League Baseball (MLB) will conduct an investigation, and Urias has been placed on administrative leave while the investigation is conducted, according to The Orange County Register’s Bill Plunkett in posts to X, noting that the pitcher may not play for the Dodgers again because he is set to become a free agent at the end of the season.
Urias was previously arrested in 2019 on charges of misdemeanor domestic assault after being witnessed pushing a lady to the ground in a parking lot, according to the Los Angeles Times. Although the player was not charged in that case, he was suspended for 20 games under the MLB’s Joint Domestic Violence, Sexual Assault, and Child Abuse Policy.
“Although the authorities determined no charges of any kind were warranted, I accept full responsibility for what I believe was my inappropriate conduct during the incident,” Urias said in a statement at the time. “Even in this instance where there was no injury or history of violence, I understand and agree that Major League players should be held to a higher standard. I hold myself to a higher standard as well. I have taken proactive steps to help grow as a person on and off the field, and in my relationships, including attending counseling sessions.”
Urias, who was born in Mexico, has been a member of the Los Angeles Dodgers since the 2016 season. He famously threw the game-winning strikeout against the Tampa Bay Rays in the 2020 World Series, and he finished third in the race for the National League Cy Young award last year.
Despite dealing with hamstring and finger problems this season, the left-hander has 11 wins and eight defeats with a 4.60 ERA.
With nearly four weeks left in the regular season, the Dodgers lead the National League West division with an 84-52 record and a 14.5-game advantage over the second-place Arizona Diamondbacks.
Multiple times, huh?
What is it about prominent men committing or being accused of domestic violence?
You’d think that since it’s so prevalent for them, ladies would avoid them completely.
Despite this, we continue to hear about similar incidents.
Ladies, stay away.