Washington Nationals will release infielders Starling Castro Rear he Major League Baseball found that it had completed 30 unpaid suspensions he The team announced Friday that it violated the league’s domestic violence policy.
Castro always there Major League BaseballSince July 16, his administrative leave list was due to the league’s investigation of violations of its domestic violence, sexual assault, and child abuse policies.The holiday is extended to July 29, and Major League Baseball It was announced on Friday that the investigation found Castro Violated the policy.
he He was given a 30-game suspension without compensation and will not be eligible to participate in the 2021 playoffs. he Will also be required to “participate in a confidential and comprehensive evaluation and treatment plan supervised by the Joint Policy Committee”, Major League Baseball Say.
“My office has completed its investigation of the allegations Starling Castro Violation of Major League Baseball’s Joint Domestic Violence, Sexual Assault, and Child Abuse Policy,” Commissioner Rob Manfred said in a statement. “After reviewing all available evidence, I concluded, sir. . Castro In violation of our policy, this discipline is appropriate. “
Castro This season, he scored 0.283 points, three homers and 38 RBIs for Washington. he It was put on a restricted list on June 16 to deal with what the manager Dave Martinez called “family affairs.” Martinez later stated that he was not aware of the allegations of domestic violence, although the time and allegations on the restricted list in June were considered different incidents.
Castro He was accused of sexually assaulting a woman in 2011, but no charges were filed. At the time, a spokesperson in Cook County, Illinois, told the Chicago Sun-Times that “there is insufficient evidence to bring criminal charges.” Castro.
On July 20th, Mike Rizzo, the general manager of Nats, said that he did not expect Castro Back to the team this year. he Responsible for the review process Castro He also stated that the team has “zero tolerance” for domestic violence.
“We take all allegations of abuse and harassment very seriously,” the Kuomintang statement read. “We fully support the Commissioner’s decision and will release Starling Castro after finishing his pause. According to the terms of the policy, we will not comment further on this matter. “