Last October, Aroldis Chapman was allegedly involved in a domestic violence-related incident involving his girlfriend. According to police, he fired a gun into a wall inside of the garage in his Florida home after getting into an altercation with Cristina Barnea. Chapman wasn’t charged with any crime, but Major League Baseball just announced that, after an investigation, they have decided to suspend Chapman for 30 games:
MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred released this statement a short time ago:
Chapman also released a statement on the matter:
Chapman will be eligible to participate in spring training with the Yankees, the team that traded for him in the offseason, but he will have to begin serving his suspension on Opening Day.
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[via New York Times]