Trevor Bauer is free today. He was scheduled to pitch, but, belatedly, MLB placed him on administrative leave while it investigates sexual assault allegations against him. Bauer’s agent, a friend from college days, says the pitcher won’t challenge the forced leave – conveniently spinning the situation to suggest that he could fight the benching. The…… Continue reading Bauer Outrage
Yesterday we learned that Derek Norris would be under investigation by MLB for claims of Domestic Violence, and today we learn that the latest target of investigation is Cubs Shortstop Addison Russell. Russell’s wife, Melisa suggested in multiple Instagram posts late Wednesday night that the couple was breaking up and accused Addison of cheating. In […]
Yesterday we learned that Derek Norris would be under investigation by MLB for claims of Domestic Violence, and today we learn that the latest target of investigation is Cubs Shortstop Addison Russell. Russell’s wife, Melisa suggested in multiple Instagram posts late Wednesday night that the couple was breaking up and accused Addison of cheating. In…… Continue reading Addison Russell Under Investigation For Domestic Violence
The Cubs have found themselves down one fired PA employee, and scrambling to offer up an apology after playing the worst possible musical selection as Aroldis Chapman left the mound during last night’s game. The Cubs say they unintentionally played the song ‘Smack My Bitch Up’ last night when Aroldis Chapman walked off the…… Continue reading Cubs Play Smack My Bitch Up As Chapman Leaves Mound
Last December, word came out that Aroldis Chapman was the subject of a pretty horrific domestic violence allegation. At the time the Reds were actively shopping Chapman, and in fact one team the Dodgers pulled out as a result. However, the Yankees saw an opportunity and traded for the hard throwing closer. Now the Yankees…… Continue reading Yankees Trade Chapman To Cubs
Get your popcorn and fold-able chair ready ladies and gents. The New York Mets have announced they are activating Jose Reyes. On the final day of October last fall, Jose Reyes allegedly grabbed his wife, Katherine Ramirez, by the throat in their Hawaii hotel room and shoved her into a sliding door. The incident left…… Continue reading Update – Mets Activate Jose Reyes
Pittsburgh Pirates infielder Jung Ho Kang is currently under investigation for Sexual Assault by the Chicago Police Department. The incident was alleged to have occurred while the Pirates were in town last month. According to police, the Chicago woman met Kang through Bumble, a location-based dating app that allows only women to initiate conversations. Kang…… Continue reading Jung Ho Kang Investigated For Sexual Assault
According to Jayson Stark and USA Today, MLB has announced that they have suspended Hector Olivera for half a season for violating the domestic violence agreement. He will be eligible to return on August 1st. https://twitter.com/jaysonst/status/735939497758597121 No word on why his penalty is so severe compared to Jose Reyes or Aroldis Chapman. It’s possible that…… Continue reading Hector Olivera Suspended For Half Season
Before I get started with the recap, I have a very serious question. I am not trolling. I am dead serious. I joke, play, and kid a lot–my so-called “crazy” side that y’all know and love–but I also have a very serious contemplative side. The following is an issue very close to my heart. I…… Continue reading So, What Did I Miss? Deep Thoughts, Jack Handey Edition. (5/21/16)
Reyes will be allowed to return on May 31st.
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Olivera is the latest in a string of players involved in Domestic Violence cases.
Deputy Prosecuting Attorney Kerri Glen of Maui said today that she’s dropping the case against Jose Reyes because his wife is refusing to cooperate. Reyes was scheduled to go to trial on April 4th. Deputy Prosecuting Attorney Kerry Glen said she expects to file documents Wednesday to drop the case. Reyes’ wife won’t talk to…… Continue reading Case Against Reyes Dropped Because Wife Won’t Cooperate
Apologies to the Prof and the Midnight Snack, as far as theme, or ideas to touch on, but there’s several socially related ones out there today. So, let’s take a look. First, Yasiel Puig will face no MLB discipline after an alleged domestic violence incident last fall. Aroldis Chapman has been disciplined and Jose Reyes’…… Continue reading An afternoon cup of social coffee
h/t to Kevin S. for letting me know about the initial tweet. Yankees closer Aroldis Chapman has been suspended for thirty games for violating baseball’s domestic violence policy and will not appeal the decision. https://twitter.com/Joelsherman1/status/704772120350486529 Thirty games means that Chapman will miss the month of April but will be cleared to finish the rest of…… Continue reading BREAKING NEWS: Aroldis Chapman Suspended