Toronto Blue Jays closer Roberto Osuna suspended through Aug. 4

Jays pitcher Roberto Osuna suspended 75 games

Roberto Osuna of Toronto Blue Jays suspended 75 games by MLB

He's been suspended for 75 games for violating Major League Baseball's domestic violence policy.

Osuna has been on the restricted list since May, and the suspension will be retroactive to that date, meaning he'll be suspended until August 4th.

Osuna will wind up missing 89 days, which will cost him about $2.54 million of his $5.3 million salary.

Osuna was arrested for assault in Toronto after allegedly roughing up his girlfriend - but officials have been tight-lipped about the details surrounding the incident.

"As this remains a legal matter, the club will have no further comment at this time", the Jays statement reads.

The 23-year-old Osuna is 0-0 with nine saves and a 2.93 ERA in 15 games this season. You knew something was coming down.

Osuna's lawyer made a court appearance on the assault charge on Monday. "Hopefully, it all gets worked out on both sides and everyone gets the help they need and everything works out fine". The right-hander was on the All-Star team last season and finished the season 3-4 with an ERA of 3.38 and 39 saves. Osuna's suspension is the longest one doled out by Manfred under the Domestic Violence policy.

By accepting the punishment, Osuna (and the Major League Baseball players association) effectively agreed to waive any potential appeal, regardless of how his court proceedings play out. His leave has been extended multiple times as Major League Baseball conducted its investigation, and that time missed will be counted toward the suspension.

Furthermore, "a single incident of abusive behavior in any intimate relationship, or a single incident of abusive behavior involving a female member of a player's family who is domiciled with him, may subject a player to discipline under this Policy".

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