New York Yankees pitcher Domingo German was just handed own an 81 game suspension after Major League Baseball had determined that he was guilty of domestic violence.

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Even with speculative allegations and no police report filed, the 27-year-old was placed on administrative leave in September and has been slapped with an 81 game suspension, the stiffest penalty ever handed down to a professional baseball player accused of domestic violence.

“Domestic violence, in any form, is a gravely serious matter that affects every segment of our society,” the Yankees said in a statement. “Major League Baseball has taken the lead in our industry to make domestic violence awareness and prevention a priority, and we will continue to back those efforts.”


Outside of the allegations, 2019 was an awesome year for German on the field, striking out 153 batters in 143 innings.