Toronto Blue Jays Nearer Roberto Osuna Detained over reported domestic Attack


Closer Roberto Osuna is under arrest and facing domestic assault charges.

Oh could be in line to serve as the Blue Jays' closer for the foreseeable future after Roberto Osuna was put on administrative leave by Major League Baseball on Tuesday after being arrested and charged with assaulting a woman.

Osuna, 23, has a 2.93 ERA with nine saves in 15 appearances this season.

Police would not give any more details about the alleged incident to protect the identity of the victim.

"We are aware of the incident involving Roberto and fully support the decision by the Commissioner's Office to place him on administrative leave".

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Major League Baseball released a statement Tuesday, saying it has placed Osuna on administrative leave for now.

The Blue Jays open a six-game homestand Tuesday night against Seattle. "We are investigating the circumstances in accordance with the Joint MLB-MLBPA Domestic Violence Policy".

The club added it would not comment further because of the ongoing police investigation. "According to a police report [he] has been charged with assault and is scheduled to appear in court on Wednesday, June 18, 2018".

Osuna, a relief pitcher who hails from Juan Jose Rios, Mexico, is in his fourth season with the Jays.