Report: MLB won’t suspend Dodgers OF Yasiel Puig
Major League Baseball won’t suspend Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Yasiel Puig under the league’s domestic violence policy, reports the Los Angeles Times’ Bill Shaikin.
According to the report, the league found no evidence supporting the claim that the Cuban star hit his sister during a November bar altercation in Miami.
The Miami Police Department confirmed then to the Los Angeles Times that Puig was involved in a fight with a bouncer, and sustained facial injuries, including a swollen left eye. The bouncer came away with a “busted lip.”
Neither party pressed charges and the case was effectively closed from a legal standpoint. The league’s probing into Puig for domestic violence stemmed from a TMZ report that Puig pushed his sister after a “heated argument.”
The league can reopen the case if any new evidence is presented.