Colorado Rockies shortstop Jose Reyes was arrested in Hawaii on Halloween for allegedly abusing his wife, and news of the incident started to come out Monday night.
Hawaii News Now reported, via sources, that Reyes and his wife, Katherine, were arguing in their room at a Maui resort, leading to the alleged violence. According to the report, Reyes’ wife told police that the Rockies shortstop “grabbed her off the bed and shoved her.” She also claimed Reyes “grabbed her by the throat and shoved her into a sliding glass door,” according to Hawaii News Now’s sources.
Katherine Reyes also told police she had thigh, neck and wrist injuries, and she was taken to a local hospital. Jose Reyes was arrested for abuse of a family or household member, and later was released on bail.
The Rockies released this statement early Tuesday morning.
FOX Sports’ Ken Rosenthal explained how Major League Baseball will approach the matter.
This alleged incident comes just three months after MLB and the players union signed a new domestic violence policy, which allows the commissioner to issue discipline for the aforementioned “just cause.” Under the new policy, there are no maximum or minimum penalties.
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