Randy Arozarena is underneath investigation from the league’s division of investigations after the Rays outfielder was detained in Mexico, ESPN.com’s Jeff Passan reviews (Twitter
links). Two completely different Mexican media shops (the Yucatan Ahora and Diaro de Yucatan) reported on the alleged incident, and John Romano of the Tampa Bay Times detailed the variations between the 2 accounts.
Arozarena is alleged to have tried to take his daughter away from the kid’s mom after he arrived on the girl’s home, in accordance with the Yucatan Ahora, and was additionally reportedly concerned in a bodily altercation with the girl’s father. Abel Guerra, Arozarena’s agent, instructed Romano that Arozarena was by no means married to the girl, correcting the Ahora’s description of the girl’s father as Arozarena’s former father-in-law. The Ahora reported that Arozarena was being held on abduction costs whereas the Diaro de Yucatan stated he was being held on costs of violence towards a girl. The precise nature of Arozarena’s costs aren’t but recognized, as police haven’t but commented on the state of affairs.
Guerra hadn’t but been in contact along with his shopper however instructed Romano that he had been in touch with different members of Arozarena’s household.
“The one factor I do know is he was hyper-sensitive about ensuring that the kid’s wants have been being taken care of. He was at all times sending cash down there, and he was very concerned in her life,” Guerra stated. “I don’t need to speculate about (anything)….Relating to household points there are at all times layers of complexity. Every thing is perspective. Hopefully the whole lot clears itself up. It’s a horrible, unlucky state of affairs.”
Passan notes that any league self-discipline in regard to the incident would fall underneath the MLB/MLBPA joint home violence, sexual assault and youngster abuse coverage. This coverage offers the league broad purview to challenge suspensions of indeterminate size, relying on every particular person state of affairs.