Dodgers pitcher Julio Urías arrested on felony home violence prices


Urías was arrested for home battery in 2017 and served a 20-game suspension.

Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Julio Urias throws to the plate.
Los Angeles Dodgers beginning pitcher Julio Urias throws to the plate through the first inning of a baseball recreation towards the Atlanta Braves Friday, Sept. 1, 2023, in Los Angeles. AP Photograph/Mark J. Terrill

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Julio Urías was arrested close to BMO Stadium, the place Lionel Messi was taking part in in a Main League Soccer recreation with quite a few celebrities in attendance.

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Exposition Park public security mentioned its officers arrested Urías at about 11 p.m. on Sunday contained in the park, which is residence to the stadium. The division wouldn’t instantly disclose what prices Urías was arrested on, however mentioned it might launch extra particulars Monday.

Urías posted $50,000 bail and was launched shortly earlier than 5 a.m. on Monday, in response to Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Division reserving data. He’s due in court docket Sept. 27.

Main League Baseball intends to analyze.

The 27-year-old Mexican-born pitcher was arrested in Might 2019 for home battery. Urías was suspended 20 video games by MLB, however he wasn’t prosecuted by the Los Angeles metropolis lawyer on the situation he full a 52-week home violence counseling program.

The NL West-leading Dodgers had been touring Monday to Miami the place they open a six-game highway journey Tuesday towards the Marlins. Urías had been set to make his subsequent begin Thursday within the collection finale.

“We’re conscious of an incident involving Julio Urías. Whereas we try and be taught all of the info, he won’t be touring with the crew,” the Dodgers mentioned in an announcement.

The membership declined additional remark.

Urías is 11-8 with a 4.60 ERA in 21 begins this season and is ready to change into a free agent after the World Collection. He’s pitching on a $14.25 million, one-year contract in his last season of wage arbitration eligibility.

Urías helped the Dodgers win the World Collection through the pandemic-shortened 2020 season, going 4-0 with a 1.17 ERA in 23 postseason innings. He earned the save within the clinching Sport 6 towards Tampa Bay.

The left-hander led the majors in wins in 2021, when he was 20-3 with a 2.96 ERA. He completed third in NL Cy Younger Award voting final 12 months after going 17-7 with an NL-best 2.16 ERA.