Sports Report: Blue Jays' Osuna to begin rehab stint July 14

04:31  07 july  2018
04:31  07 july  2018 Source:   thescore.com

Blue Jays' Gibbons hopes Osuna 'can turn his life around'

  Blue Jays' Gibbons hopes Osuna 'can turn his life around' Blue Jays' Gibbons hopes Osuna 'can turn his life around'"I'll be glad to see (Osuna)," Gibbons told Mike Wilner of Sportsnet. "I'm very disappointed in what happened, but I love the kid. I hope it all gets resolved - the penalty, counselling, whatever it is - and he can turn his life around.

According to The Athletic and Sportsnet, Toronto Blue Jays closer Roberto Osuna was arrested early Tuesday morning and charged with one count of assault on a woman. Report : Fired Tigers Pitching Coach Called Black Clubhouse Attendant A "Monkey".

Roberto Osuna (born February 7, 1995) is a Mexican professional baseball pitcher for the Toronto Blue Jays of Major League Baseball (MLB).

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Toronto Blue Jays relief pitcher Roberto Osuna will begin a rehab assignment on July 14. It will likely be with the team's Class-A affiliate in Dunedin, Fla., according to Sportsnet's Mike Wilner.

Osuna will be eligible to return to the majors from his 75-game suspension on Aug. 5.

The 23-year-old has not pitched since May 6 following an arrest. Osuna was charged with domestic assault and subsequently placed on administrative leave while the league investigated. He was suspended on June 22, with the ban covering the games he had missed in the interim.

His next court date is scheduled for Monday, July 9. He intends to plead not guilty to the charges.

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