Los Angeles Dodgers left-handed pitcher Julio Urias was arrested on Monday night on suspicion of domestic battery, according to ESPN’s Alden Gonzalez. Urias, 22, has since posted bail and has been released from custody.
The Dodgers released the following statement concerning Urias’s arrest on Tuesday afternoon:
MLB issued a similar statement, according to the Los Angeles Times: “We are aware of the incident and are in the process of gathering the facts.” The league has also placed Urias on administrative leave:
Per TMZ’s report, witnesses saw Urias arguing with a woman before shoving her to the ground. The woman later denied there was any physical altercation, but “video from the scene appeared to back up the witness accounts.”
Urias, who has made nine appearances for the Dodgers this season, will likely be subjected to MLB’s domestic violence, sexual