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Sports Report: Blue Jays' Osuna to begin rehab stint July 14

04:31  07 july  2018
04:31  07 july  2018 Source:   thescore.com

Blue Jays' Osuna suspended 75 games for violating domestic violence policy

  Blue Jays' Osuna suspended 75 games for violating domestic violence policy Major League Baseball has suspended Toronto Blue Jays closer Roberto Osuna 75 games for violating the joint domestic violence, sexual assault, and child abuse policy. Osuna, 23, has been on administrative leave since he was arrested, and charged with domestic assault on May 8. He last played on May 6, and has missed 36 games since his arrest.

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Toronto Blue Jays relief pitcher Roberto Osuna will begin a rehab assignment on July 14. It will likely be with the team's Class-A affiliate in Dunedin, Fla., according to Sportsnet's Mike Wilner.

Osuna will be eligible to return to the majors from his 75-game suspension on Aug. 5.

The 23-year-old has not pitched since May 6 following an arrest. Osuna was charged with domestic assault and subsequently placed on administrative leave while the league investigated. He was suspended on June 22, with the ban covering the games he had missed in the interim.

His next court date is scheduled for Monday, July 9. He intends to plead not guilty to the charges.

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MLB says Osuna can return to Jays with domestic violence charge pending .
MLB says Osuna can return to Jays with domestic violence charge pendingOsuna agreed to a suspension through August 4 under baseball's domestic violence policy. He has not pitched since May 6, two days before he was put on administrative leave when he was charged with one count of assault in Toronto.

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