DETROIT (AP) – Major League Baseball has suspended Delmon Young for seven days following his arrest on a hate crime harassment charge last week in New York.
The commissioner’s office said Monday the suspension is retroactive to Friday, the day Young was arrested after a late-night tussle at his hotel during which police say he yelled anti-Semitic epithets.READ MORE: Michigan State Police Trooper Rescues Cat Hitching Ride On Truck Before Falling Off In Metro Detroit
Baseball Commissioner Bud Selig said in a statement, “Those associated with our game should meet the responsibilities and standards that stem from our game’s stature as a social institution. An incident like this cannot and will not be tolerated.”READ MORE: Detroit Public Library Branches Distributing Free At-Home COVID-19 Tests
Young is eligible for reinstatement from the restricted list May 4.
Tigers president Dave Dombrowski was scheduled to meet with the media Monday night.MORE NEWS: Stellantis Suspends COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate For U.S. Salaried Employees
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