Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Julio Urias has been arrested for investigation of misdemeanor domestic battery.
He was taken into custody Monday night in the parking lot of the Beverly Center shopping mall, Los Angeles police spokeswoman Norma Eisenman said Tuesday. No details were released.
The Dodgers said that they learned about what happened Tuesday morning and had no immediate comment while they are gathering information.
"Every allegation of domestic violence must be taken seriously and addressed promptly," the team said in a prepared statement. "And we will cooperate fully with the authorities and Major League Baseball to ensure that that happens in this case."
Major League Baseball also issued a statement saying officials were aware of the incident and are gathering information. MLB and the players' association agreed to a domestic violence policy in 2015, giving the commissioner the right to investigate and impose discipline. Players may be placed on paid administrative leave during an investigation, and if discipline is warranted the leave can be converted to a suspension without pay.
Players cited previously under the policy include Jose Reyes, Aroldis Chapman, Yasiel Puig, Hector Olivera, Jeurys Familia, Steven Wright, Miguel Sano and Addison Russell.
Urias began the season in the starting rotation but moved to the bullpen once Clayton Kershaw came off the injured list. He went 1-1 with a 3.66 ERA in four starts.
Season in doubt
New York Yankees third baseman Miguel Andujar is expected to make a decision soon on fixing his injured right shoulder, a plan that could involve missing the rest of the season.
Andujar, 24, was put on the 10-day injured list Monday with a small labrum tear in his right shoulder, the second time he's been shelved this season.
Andujar was initially sidelined from April 1 to May 3 with the same injury and has struggled mightily since returning, batting .128 overall (6-for-47) with no extra-base hits and just one RBI.
Runner-up for 2018 AL Rookie of the Year, Andujar had another MRI that revealed no change from his previous tests.
Seattle starter sidelined
Seattle Mariners starter Felix Hernandez is expected to miss four to six weeks after being diagnosed with a grade 1 lat strain in his right side.
Seattle manager Scott Servais said Tuesday that an MRI revealed the extent of the injury. Hernandez was placed on the 10-day injured list Sunday and was originally diagnosed as having a shoulder strain. Servais said the injury is similar to the lat strain suffered by Hunter Strickland early in the season, just not as severe.
Hernandez said he's hopeful he will be out only a couple of weeks.