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Marcell Ozuna is the real test of MLB’s domestic violence policy

Since returning to Beyond the Box Score, I’ve written three articles, including this one. All of them have been about sexual misconduct or violence. The latest incident involves Atlanta outfielder Marcell Ozuna, who was arrested on two criminal counts for allegedly attacking his wife. Ozuna is currently on the injured...
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Atlanta Braves: CBA limits club options for dealing with Marcell Ozuna

After the arrest of the Atlanta Braves high-profile, high-dollar dollar free agent, fans want the club to take action, but the team has few viable options. We’ve all read about the arrest of Atlanta Braves outfielder Marcell Ozuna, and Alan wrote in general about the club’s options. However, fans continue to ask why the team doesn’t take action. The answer lies in the Joint Domestic Violence Policy collectively bargained in 2015, which was expanded and incorporated into the 2017-2021 Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA).

Braves: 4 Potential trades for outfielders to replace Marcell Ozuna

When Marcell Ozuna was diagnosed with two dislocated fingers, and it was determined he would be out for at least six weeks, I planned to write an article on potential outfield targets for the Braves as the trade deadline approached when I returned from my Memorial Day vacation. Unfortunately, over the weekend, while I was thoroughly enjoying splashing countless amounts of golf balls into the Florida water, some disgusting news was discovered.
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Horrifying details emerge from Marcell Ozuna arrest; What are Braves next steps?

Marcell Ozuna arrest details have been released by the Sandy Springs Police Department. Trigger Warning: This story includes graphic descriptions of domestic violence. Atlanta Braves outfielder Marcell Ozuna was arrested on Saturday and charged with felony assault. Sandy Springs police allege that Ozuna choked his wife and threw her against a wall, a report that comes from police who said they witnessed the incident.
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Police Report: Braves' Marcell Ozuna Threatened to Kill Wife in Domestic Dispute

The wife of Atlanta Braves left fielder Marcell Ozuna said he threatened to kill her during their argument that led to his arrest, according to Michael Seiden of WSB-TV in Atlanta. Authorities arrested Ozuna last Saturday and charged him with aggravated assault by strangulation and battery. The arrest affidavit said...
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Braves outfielder Marcell Ozuna threatened to kill wife: affidavit

The estranged wife of Braves outfielder Marcell Ozuna told cops the MLB star threatened to kill her during a heated argument about infidelity, court documents show. Ozuna, 30, was arrested Saturday after responding cops in Sandy Springs, Ga., said they saw him grab his wife, Genesis, by the neck and throw her against a wall. Police said the outfielder also hit his spouse with a cast on his injured left hand before being taken into custody on charges of battery and aggravated assault by strangulation.
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New details emerge in Marcell Ozuna domestic violence arrest

Atlanta Braves star Marcell Ozuna was arrested on Saturday for domestic violence, and some new details have emerged from the alleged incident. According to a police report that was obtained by TMZ, Sandy Springs Police in Georgia say Ozuna threatened to kill his wife during a heated dispute “over an infidelity.” The reported victim told police that Ozuna had taken “both her cell phones from the bathroom while she showered without her consent.” When she demanded that he return them, Ozuna allegedly refused and threatened to kill her.
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Atlanta Braves: 8 trade targets to replace Marcell Ozuna

The Atlanta Braves lost their left fielder and number three hitter last weekend. If the Braves want to win the division now, they have to find a replacement. With Marcell Ozuna out of the picture, the Atlanta Braves are again searching for a bat to slot into the middle of the order. While Ozuna was in the groove, he had shown signs of finding his swing.

Report: MLB investigating alleged assault involving Braves outfielder Marcell Ozuna

Major League Baseball is investigating Atlanta Braves outfielder Marcell Ozuna following his arrest on assault and battery charges on Saturday, according to a report from the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. The investigation will determine whether the outfielder will receive a suspension. Ozuna has been on the injured list since Friday with two...

MLB: Braves’ Marcell Ozuna Arrested On Felony Assault Charge

Atlanta Braves outfielder Marcell Ozuna was arrested over the weekend after he choked his wife and threw her against a wall. Cops in Georgia responded to a 911 call and entered Ozuna’s home after hearing screaming inside. The cops saw him attack his wife and arrested him. Major League Baseball...
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Atlanta Braves refer to Marcell Ozuna as injury situation

Last week was difficult for Marcell Ozuna. The Atlanta Braves outfielder had initially been placed on the Injured List after breaking two of his fingers and was expected to be sidelined for approximately six weeks. Then, just days later, Ozuna was arrested for domestic assault, allegedly choking his wife and hitting her in front of police officers that responded to the address.
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Report: Update On Atlanta Braves Star Marcell Ozuna

More details have been released surrounding Braves star Marcell Ozuna’s arrest and subsequent steps to follow. Ozuna, who’s been away from baseball with a hand injury, was arrested on Saturday. He was charged with aggravated assault strangulation and misdemeanor battery. Witnesses reportedly saw Ozuna assault his wife. Police allegedly witnessed...
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Braves' Marcell Ozuna Granted $20K Bond After Arrest on Domestic Violence Charges

Atlanta Braves outfielder Marcell Ozuna was granted a $20,000 bond Monday after being charged with aggravated assault by strangulation and battery against his wife, Genesis, per the Associated Press (via Ozuna was arrested Saturday after Sandy Springs officers said they witnessed him "choke his wife, throw her against a...