Jeff Passan of ESPN is reporting that Braves star OF Marcell Ozuna was arrested on Saturday and charged with aggravated assault strangulation. He was also charged with a misdemeanor battery. (Jeff Passan on Twitter)
According to Passan, Major League Baseball is expected to open an investigation into Ozuna following his arrest. He’s currently on the 10-day injured list with two broken fingers and is expected to miss the next six weeks. Ozuna faces a potential suspension under the league’s domestic violence policy. The 30-year-old OF signed a four-year, $65 million contract with the Braves this offseason. Stay tuned.