Don’t expect to see Julio in uniform tonight. According to the LA Times, MLB has officially put Julio Urias an 7-day administrative leave in response to his arrest for suspicion of domestic battery. Urias was arrested on Monday night after witnesses allege he pushed a woman to the ground in the parking lot of a shopping center.
MLB has put #Dodgers P Julio Urias on 7-day administrative leave after his arrest on suspicion of domestic battery, The Times has learned.
— Bill Shaikin (@BillShaikin) May 14, 2019
Per the domestic violence policy, the commissioner’s office will take the next seven days to investigate the charges against Urias. At the end of the seven days the leave can be extended. After the investigation has concluded the commissioner will decide if there needs to be any further punishment.
The Dodgers are not permitted to act independently during this investigation. Urias will remain a Dodger until the commissioner’s office completes their investigation. This policy is part of the collective bargaining agreement between Major League Baseball and Major League Baseball Players Association.