Braves’ Marcell Ozuna receives 20-match ban for domestic violence, but will qualify for all of 2022
Major League Baseball on Monday announced that brave midfielder Marcell Ozuna is being disciplined in accordance with union policy governing domestic violence issues. Here is the full tournament statement:
Commissioner Robert D. Manfred, Jr announced today that Atlanta Braves quarterback Marcell Ozuna received a 20-game regular-season suspension without pay for violating the Domestic Violence, Sexual Assault Policy. and Major League Baseball child abuse. Ozuna’s unpaid suspension covers all 20 regular season games served during his administrative leave from September 10 to the end of the 2021 season.
Commissioner Manfred said: “My office has completed its investigation into allegations that Marcell Ozuna violated Major League Baseball’s Domestic Violence, Sexual Assault and Child Abuse Policy. Upon review of all available evidence, I conclude that Mr. Ozuna violated the Policy and that discipline was appropriate.”
Ozuna, 31 years old, played only 48 games for the Braves this past season and none has passed May 25. That’s when Ozuna hit the injury list with a broken finger. Soon after, he was arrested for assault and domestic violence. He remained off the active list while the case was handled through the court system which was placed on administrative leave in mid-September. At that time, he also agreed to participate in a program. navigation.
The retroactive nature of the suspension means that Ozuna will be eligible to play as soon as the start of the 2022 season.
https://www.cbssports.com/mlb/news/braves-marcell-ozuna-receives-20-game-suspension-for-domestic-violence-but-will-be-eligible-for-all-of-2022/ Braves’ Marcell Ozuna receives 20-match ban for domestic violence, but will qualify for all of 2022