Major League Baseball has extended the administrative leave of Toronto Blue Jays closer Roberto Osuna for a third seven-day period through May 28 as it examines an assault charge submitted versus the all-star pitcher.
Osuna was put on administrative leave by MLB on May 8. The pitcher was accuseded of one count of assault, inning accordance with Toronto Police Constable Jenifferjit Sidhu. Osuna, who is from Mexico, is set up to appear in court June 18.
Toronto Blue Jays better was detained and charged Tuesday morning with attack, according to cops. 1:51
Osuna stays on the restricted list and continues to receive his $5.3 million United States wage but is disqualified to play. Administrative leave is ruled out discipline.
Roberto Osuna’s arrest brings attention on a problem sports leagues have had problem with. 2:10
Commissioner Rob Manfred has the choice of suspending Osuna either without pay or with pay pending the resolution of legal proceedings– a penalty that later on could be transformed to without pay. Osuna might challenge any discipline prior to arbitrator Mark Irvings.
The 23-year-old Osuna has no record with 9 saves and a 2.93 earned-run average in 15 video games this season. The right-hander was an all-star in 2015, when he went 3-4 with 39 conserves and a 3.38 ERA.
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