Marcell Ozuna, an outfielder for the Atlanta Braves, was arrested Saturday on prices of aggravated assault strangulation and misdemeanor family violence, according to jail records.
Ozuna, 30, was booked by the Sandy Springs Law enforcement Section, according to Fulton County (Ga.) jail records. Sandy Springs is a northern suburb of Atlanta, and no other aspects were instantly out there about Ozuna’s arrest. Aggravated assault strangulation is a felony in Georgia.
Big League Baseball will examine the matter.
“We acquired of Marcell Ozuna’s arrest previously this night and immediately educated the Commissioner’s Place of work,” the Braves said in a statement on Saturday night time.
“The Braves totally support Important League Baseball’s coverage on domestic violence which stresses to the fullest that our society can’t and will not tolerate domestic violence in any kind. Until the investigation is done, we will have no even more remark and all inquiries into the issue really should be referred to the Office of the Commissioner.”
Considering the fact that M.L.B. and the players’ union enacted a domestic violence plan in 2015, 13 gamers have been suspended, with bans ranging from 15 to 162 online games next investigations.
Ozuna, a two-time All-Star who led the Countrywide League in household runs previous season, was put on the hurt listing on Friday right after he wounded two fingers on his left hand sliding into a base. He was expected to miss several weeks. The Braves were being in New York enjoying the Mets this weekend.
Following hitting .338 with 18 household operates in 60 game titles for Atlanta very last period, Ozuna finished sixth in voting for the National League Most Precious Participant Award and re-signed for four yrs and $65 million around the wintertime. This time, he was hitting .213 with seven property runs in 48 game titles.
A calendar year ago, Ozuna’s wife, Genesis, was arrested on a domestic violence cost in Miami.