A significant update has dropped in the Julio Urias situation. The former Dodgers pitcher who is now a free agent ended his final month in a Dodger uniform on administrative leave while under investigation for a domestic violence arrest in early September. Both Major League Baseball and local law enforcement were looking into the allegations in which Urias reportedly assaulted a woman after an LAFC game in Los Angeles.
Few updates have come out since his arrest and subsequent removal from the Dodgers. Late in September, the embattled pitcher did not show up to a court hearing in LA as, at the time, he still had technically not been charged with any crime.
Whatever decision law enforcement may or may not come to on Urias isn’t certain to play a defining role in the left-hander’s future in Major League Baseball. If authorities find there isn’t enough evidence to press charges on Urias, the league may still likely issue a significant suspension for violating the joint domestic violence policy.
The pitcher was previously suspended for 20 games for violating the DV policy in 2019.
Will The Dodgers Re-Sign Julio Urias?
The Dodgers have made their position clear on Urias with not only words but also action. The club not only issued a statement on the day the arrest became public, but manager Dave Roberts and top exec Andrew Friedman have spoken in ways that show little to no path back to LA. Shortly after the September 3 arrest, memorabilia and depictions of Julio Urias were removed all around Dodger Stadium, staining his once heroic legacy for the ballclub.
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