Julio Uras of the Los Angeles Dodgers was placed on administrative leave Wednesday after being detained on charges of corporal injury to a spouse or cohabitant.
"According to an agreement reached between MLB and the MLBPA, Julio Uras has been placed on administrative leave until further notice while MLB conducts its ongoing investigation,"
"The immediate administrative leave is not disciplinary under the Joint Domestic Violence, Sexual Assault, and Child Abuse Policy."
We will reserve additional remark till the proper moment." Officers from the Los Angeles Department of Public Safety apprehended Uras near Exposition Park on Sunday night.
Officials did not specify the circumstances of the arrest, but they did invite witnesses to come forward with information on the incident.
According to officials, the pitcher was arrested on Wednesday for allegedly breaching Penal Code 273.5, which is corporal injury on a spouse or cohabitant, a felony.
Uras was arrested in 2019 on charges of domestic battery. Although he was not charged, MLB imposed a 20-game suspension under its domestic violence policy.
In 21 starts with the Dodgers in 2023, the Mexican-born left-hander has a 4.60 ERA. In 2022, he earned the league's top ERA of 2.16 across 31 starts and 175 innings.