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From Wikipedia (via @Phlegmaticus):

List of Major League Baseball players investigated for domestic violence

Player Team Date Length
Aroldis Chapman New York Yankees 1-Mar-16 30 games
Yasiel Puig Los Angeles Dodgers 16-Mar-16 Not suspended
José Reyes Colorado Rockies 13-May-16 51 games
Héctor Olivera Atlanta Braves 26-May-16 82 games
Jeurys Familia New York Mets 29-Mar-16 15 games
Derek Norris Free agent 1-Sep-17 Remainder of the season
Steven Wright Boston Red Sox 23-Mar-18 15 games
Miguel Sanó Minnesota Twins 23-Mar-18 Not suspended
José Torres San Diego Padres 8-Jun-18 100 games
Roberto Osuna Toronto Blue Jays 22-Jun-18 75 games
Addison Russell Chicago Cubs 21-Sep-18 40 games
Odúbel Herrera Philadelphia Phillies 5-Jul-19 Remainder of the season
Julio Urías Los Angeles Dodgers 17-Aug-19 20 games
Domingo Germán New York Yankees 19-Sep-19
 
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  1. If I became president the first thing I would do is deport Yasiel Puig, and then fine the LA Dodgers 50 millions dollars for helping to facilitate his entry into the US. I am having trouble thinking of a bigger piece of shit in all of MLB since Milton Bradley.

    Curious that wikipedia makes no mention of his domestic violence incident.

    • Replies: @Hodag
    , @JudgeSmails
  2. Well, that list includes Derek Norris, a White guy from Kansas, and Steven Wright, a White guy from California, plus Addison Russell from Florida (Geoffreye O’Neal Addison Robert Watts Jr III) a mixture, so there is that.

    But it’s baseball, so it’s worth it, whatever. Those chicks who married them, uh, were either willing to pay the price for mudshark alpha wife-hood or too stupid to know.

    Not that it’s okay or anything, Rosie, et al.

    • Replies: @Lot
  3. bomag says:

    I’m sure Ron Unz will be along to show us the domestic violence rate is no higher among the Other.

    • Replies: @Lot
    , @TWS
  4. It would be more racist if Trump said, “They are sending us their best.”
    It would be more racist if Trump said, “They aren’t sending us their best.”
    It would be more racist if Trump said nothing at all.

    • Replies: @Father O'Hara
  5. I’m absolutely shocked that many Latino guys who whack the crap out of a ball for a living, get physically aggressive arguing with the sweet, calm, pleasant, level-headed, virtuous girls who are attracted to such men.

    • LOL: The Alarmist
    • Replies: @kaganovitch
  6. Bruno says:

    You should compare with average National NFL domestic violence rate to know if they are more violent. You must be very agressive to be good at most sport. So you get often agressive people in violent families among elite « contact » sport

  7. Farenheit says:

    I have friend whose wife works in the Public Defenders office in California’s central valley.
    Their not safe for work term for domestic violence is “Mexican foreplay”. Make of that what you will.

    • Replies: @Stebbing Heuer
  8. Baseball

    Been

    BERY BERY GOOD

    to Women

    .

  9. Hhsiii says:

    You can add Francisco Vazquez, fka Riveri, who just got suspended for banging a 13 year old. So racist. Bill Wyman and Jerry Lee Lewis got street cred for that.

  10. Lot says:
    @bomag

    Demographics of MLB reported wifebeaters: 11/14 hispanic, 2/14 non-hisp white, 1/14 a black-filipino.

    Demographics of MLB in 2016: 63.7% N-H W. 27.4% hispanic.

    Thus the hispanic MLB player rate of investigated domestic violence is 1178% higher than the non-hispanic white rate.

    • Replies: @Reg Cæsar
    , @Hypnotoad666
  11. BenKenobi says:

    Yeah but what did those women do to incur the wrath?

    • Replies: @Father O'Hara
    , @Alden
  12. @Lot

    Where are the black wifebeaters?

    Oh, yeah… In the NFL.

  13. Lot says:
    @Buzz Mohawk

    “Addison Russell”

    Interesting phenotype. Skin color and eye shape looks purely Filipino, but the jaw looks very non-asian.

    With his mother and half-siblings.

    • Replies: @MikeatMikedotMike
    , @Hhsiii
  14. @Reg Cæsar

    I don’t follow basketball, but is there any proportional representation there?

  15. @Reg Cæsar

    Look up the pictures of the “Hispanic” baseball players in this list, most of them ARE black. Most Caribbean islanders in general are.

    • Agree: baythoven
  16. List of Major League Baseball players investigated for domestic violence

    Slap-ass on the field and slap-face in the lawyer foyer.

    In Los Angeles, McMansions have become prevalent in the Fairfax, Valley Village and Beverlywood neighborhoods.

  17. ‘Roid rage?

    When I was a kid it seemed like all the Dominican players were good glove/no bat shortstops. I heard (somewhere) that steroids are very easy to get in D.R.

    Dominicans are funny. They hate vegetables, but if anyone goes back to D.R. for a visit they always want ‘vitamins.’ Dominican vitamins must be something. If he’d started in the 70s A-Rod would have been Alfredo Griffin.

    • Replies: @kaganovitch
    , @Hhsiii
  18. @Lot

    Is his jawline affected in anyway by the half a tin of dip he has packed in his lip?

    Anyway, having followed the Cubs the last few years, I’m a bit skeptical about the extend of Russell’s “abuse” towards his former wife. He was never charged lawfully with any crime, although most of these guys aren’t. The former wife is a social media attention whore, and based on the way she talks about it, (posting slutty photos of herself while simultaneously describing her ordeal. So brave!) was using Russell as a ticket to a life on easy street and likely fabricated most or all of the abuse she claims he laid upon her.
    He did get another broad pregnant at the same time his former wife was pregnant, so I can only imagine the bruised narcissism helped fuel her resentment and vindictiveness.

  19. I would think deportation should be the appropriate remedy in most of these cases. But that’s not who we are.

    • Replies: @Wilkey
  20. Hhsiii says:
    @Lot

    I had him on my fantasy team. Wife beater discount. Virtue signalers won’t take him. He was awful anyway.

  21. Hodag says:
    @MikeatMikedotMike

    Milton Bradley was mentally ill. Addison Russell is a drunk.

  22. ( Insert Prodigy’s Smack My Bitch Up video HERE)

  23. Danindc says:

    Nailed it. Get that mfer out of my country.

  24. I have never understood why we give visas to foreigners to play in our domestic sports leagues.

    It isn’t like they are physicists working on the Manhattan project or something. They are playing sports that many millions of American boys grow up dreaming of playing professionally.

    Every visa given to a foreigner to play professional sports dashes the dream of some American. These are clearly jobs Americans will do and should be doing.

  25. Of the 750 players on the active rosters of the 30 teams of Major League Baseball, under investigation for domestic violence are 14, or not quite 2%.

    Of the 1200 players on the expanded rosters of those same teams later in the season, the 14 players under investigation for domestic violence constitute 1%.

    • Replies: @Bruno
  26. istevefan says:

    Though not domestic violence, the Pirate’s Felipe Vazquez admits to having sex with a 13 year old.

  27. @Lot

    Thus the hispanic MLB player rate of investigated domestic violence is 1178% higher than the non-hispanic white rate.

    That just shows how MLB targets Hispanics for “beating while brown.” So racist.

  28. Alfa158 says:
    @istevefan

    Well it says right on his clothing that he is a pirate. Pirates were infamous for bad things, that’s why it was a hanging offense. Having sex with kids wasn’t even the worst thing.
    BTW, why is he throwing that cannonball, did his pirate ship run out of gunpowder?
    And where is his parrot?
    Shouldn’t he be wearing an earring? How about a patch over one eye?
    Really, he seems to be something of a disappointment even as a pirate.

  29. @istevefan

    Though not domestic violence, the Pirates’ Felipe Vazquez admits to having sex with a 13 year old.

    So did Antoine Lavoisier, but it was with his wife.

    He lost his head for other reasons.

    • Replies: @YetAnotherAnon
  30. Wouldn’t It be More Racist if Trump Said, “They ARE Sending Their Best”?

    If someone brings up Detroit, or the “new Detroit” on the Chesapeake, just reply, “They’re doing the best they can.” See what happens.

    • LOL: Redneck farmer
  31. @AnotherDad

    I’m absolutely shocked that many Latino guys who whack the crap out of a ball for a living, get physically aggressive arguing with the sweet, calm, pleasant, level-headed, virtuous girls who are attracted to such men.

    Half of them are pitchers who don’t hit the ball.(NL for lack of skill, AL, that and lack of opportunity)

    • Replies: @Steve Sailer
  32. @Ghost of Bull Moose

    If he’d started in the 70s A-Rod would have been Alfredo Griffin.

    This is foolish, Griffin was 5-11 160, A-rod when he came up at 18 was 6-3 210. A-rod was one of the most physically gifted players ever.

    • Replies: @Steve Sailer
  33. @NJ Transit Commuter

    A note taped to a window:
    MEXICANS ARE RIGHT ABOUT WOMEN

  34. lhtness says:

    Here’s a hypothetical:

    America has a bunch of sex offenders that we don’t really want. e.g. stories about sex offenders living under bridges after getting out of prison on account of very severe laws that prevent sex offenders released from prison from getting jobs or living anywhere. Suppose that Canada was essentially cool with US states giving sex offenders, upon leaving prison, one-way bus tickets to Saskatchewan. And then Canada was all like, “We aren’t entirely comfortable with this, but complaining about it would be Racist, so OK, sure.” What would America do? Maybe, possibly, perhaps, we would end up not sending them our best?

    • Replies: @Logan
    , @Logan
  35. Alden says:
    @BenKenobi

    Made toast that was too light or too dark.

    Another sexually deprived sad old misogynistic women hater heard from.

  36. Alright my second favorite pedro guerrero story from a sports reporter buddy.Pedro was known as quite a womanizer in his dodger days bedding many young Hollywood beauts.So pedros recounting his exploits from the night before with a starlet in a 3 way with her and another male.In his recounting of it he mentions the guys starts sucking his dick.

    So the reporter is taken aback and says ” wow i didnt know you were gay pedro?” To which Guerrero replies”Woah woah woah hold on i said he was sucking my dick.”

  37. @kaganovitch

    A-Rod was the number one draft choice.

    Of course, who knows when he started juicing?

    • Replies: @kaganovitch
    , @E. Rekshun
  38. @kaganovitch

    Aroldis Chapman has thrown a baseball 105.7 mph.

  39. Marty says:
    @James Braxton

    That’s easy. How are sportswriters going to have an opportunity to accuse an Anglo manager of racism if there aren’t enough blacks and Hispanics around? They called Alvin Dark, already suspect as a Southerner, a racist even though he regularly put 5 Puerto Ricans and Dominicans in the starting lineup (Cepeda, Pagan, Alou, Alou, Marichal).

    • Replies: @Danindc
  40. anon[235] • Disclaimer says:

    O/T.
    Someone here mentioned the other day that Jim Brown threw his girlfriend off the 7th floor.
    According to Wikipedia, it was the 2nd floor.
    Jimmy’s domestic violence history 1965-1999 makes depressing reading.
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jim_Brown

  41. @James Braxton

    Whenever you have a question whose premise basically is, “I cannot understand why we (meaning Americans, ostensibly) pursue Policy Course X which is observably quite damaging to our fellow Americans! Why do we do that?”

    The correct answer will nearly always contain the word “Jews”.

  42. @Steve Sailer

    He was the best high school player in the country as a freshman. Whatever one thinks of him he was never going to be Alfredo Griffin.

    • Replies: @Steve Sailer
  43. Bruno says:
    @Jonathan Silber

    That’s not much .
    It would be cool to have the ethnic migrant share of both but if it staid under 3%,it’s not a problem at all .

  44. @kaganovitch

    I became more sympathetic to A-Rod when reading the Wojcicki ladies complaining about him. After her divorce from Google founder Sergey Brin, one of the Wojcicki sisters, the founder of 23andMe, took up with fellow biochemistry enthusiast A-Rod. She dumped him after a year or so, and either her sister or her mother complained that A-Rod was a bad boyfriend because he watched baseball on TV 11 hours per day.

    Well, yeah, A-Rod is one of the best ballplayers of all time, and he’s become a surprisingly competent TV commentator, so he is really really into baseball. What exactly did you expect?

  45. @Reg Cæsar

    “So did Antoine Lavoisier”

    I don’t think you should be giving him the oxygen of publicity.

  46. Logan says:
    @lhtness

    America has a bunch of sex offenders that we don’t really want. e.g. stories about sex offenders living under bridges after getting out of prison on account of very severe laws that prevent sex offenders released from prison from getting jobs or living anywhere.

    These laws, while the attitudes leading to their passage are desperately understandable, have always seemed likely to be mostly counter-productive to me.

    When someone has “paid his debt to society” and gotten out of jail, it is very much in the interest of that society to integrate and make it easier, if possible, to go straight than the offend again. Our society is absolutely horrible at this, and nobody cares.

    To be sure, the extent to which sex offenses are compulsive modifies the situation some, but I think it is entirely understandable why people so universally hated and despised and discriminated against by society are likely to take pleasure in striking back at that society any way they can.

    • Agree: Dissident
  47. Investigated for domestic violence? So, you compiled a list of men who have had arguments with harpies? Hell, I was harassed investigated by police at a roadblock the other day, pestering me about whether I had been drinking alcohol before they let me drive off about my business. Yessir: I’m a real, drunken menace to the roads, now that I have been “investigated.”

    Yawn.

    – Thirty-two (32) states require no physical contact whatsoever as an element of “domestic violence.” (“He said mean things!” suffices.)

    – Twenty-five per cent (25%) of all divorces involve allegations of domestic violence – almost all of them against men. (If you believe twenty-five per cent of all men who get divorced have assaulted their wives, I’ve got some beachfront property to sell you in Idaho, partner!)

    – Courts in the F.U.S.A. issue some one and a half million (1,500,000) restraining orders based upon false or trivial accusations of “domestic violence” each year. In fully half of these cases (750,000) no physical violence of any kind has occurred.

    – On average, seven hundred thousand (700,000) false accusations of “domestic violence” are made every year.

    If I called the 911 right now and accused my neighbor stealing my car, I would almost certainly face consequences – likely even including criminal charges – for wasting the police’s resources with false reports once it were discovered my car was parked in my garage the whole time. Yet judges never so much as admonish from the bench those who falsely accuse others of “domestic violence,” despite its having caused the accused to suffer incarceration, loss of his civil liberties, and, likely, ten thousand dollars or more in lawyers’ fees.

    Do you have any numbers about baseball players who have actually committed violence against their wives? You know: been criminally convicted of it by a jury of their peers? (Not merely had a single, megalomaniacal judge in a divorce court arbitrarily decide he believes the accuser, and use it as a pretext to deprive children of their father and give a female more Cash and Prizes – a genuine conviction following a proper trial.) Or are you being clever by adopting the standards of guilty and innocence employed in the shithole countries so many of these clowns came from, to underscore your point?

  48. @Steve Sailer

    I forget who observed that whereas Derek Jeter never watched a baseball game he wasn’t playing in, A-rod really was crazy about baseball. So much so, that he used to watch West coast baseball games after he played night games on the East coast.

  49. @Steve Sailer

    Can he be considered one of the best all time if he was cheating?

    It’s like calling Rosie Ruiz one of the greatest marathoners.

    • Replies: @Ron Mexico
  50. TWS says:
    @bomag

    Who should I believe? Unz or my lying eyes?

  51. Forbes says:
    @istevefan

    Possibly legal/legitimate age of consent in his home country. (Cultural values differ–puberty good enough in some Latin countries.) BTW, where did the tryst occur? It might still be legal…

  52. Forbes says:
    @Steve Sailer

    About 15 years ago, while eating dinner in a bar/restaurant on Third Ave., Jason Giambi and his wife sat down at the table next to mine (the Yanks had played a 4 PM game). Giambi proceeded to eat dinner without taking his eyes of the live baseball game playing on TV. The TV was high on the wall behind me, so it was impossible not to notice Giambi’s fixation on the game. If he spoke to his wife, at all, it as during commercial breaks.

    I imagine, married to a 7-year, $120 million contract ball player entails patience with such quirks in behavior.

    • Replies: @Forbes
  53. In mexican culture, 12 is fair game.

    mexican women are grandmothers at age 30.

  54. Forbes says:
    @Forbes

    I might note that baseball-reference.com (to make sure my remembered time frame was correct) lists Giambi as 6″3″ and 240 lbs. He’s probably 5’9″ in bare feet. I stood next to him and 5’10” is a stretch. Huge forearms and hands like most power hitters, though.

    • Replies: @Steve Sailer
  55. Wilkey says:

    Wouldn’t It be More Racist if Trump Said, “They ARE Sending Their Best”?

    Well, yeah. It’s kind of like those flyers that said “Islam Is Right About Women.” It’s racist if you agree, and it’s racist if you disagree. The only correct answer is to denounce as racist the person who is saying it.

  56. Wilkey says:
    @Bragadocious

    How about campaign signs that say “Democrats Oppose Deporting Men Who Beat Their Wives.”

    Yet another quote that are are neither allowed to agree nor disagree with. This stuff practically writes itself.

  57. @Steve Sailer

    A-Rod is going to soon become 50-year old J-Lo’s 4th husband.

    • Replies: @Jim Don Bob
  58. @Steve Sailer

    A-Rod is one of the best ballplayers of all time

    I would have liked A-Rod to stick around playing long enough to hit four more home runs, making it to 700.

  59. Latin American immigrants: proudly and nobly slapping around the mouthy women that Americans will no longer slap.

    • LOL: Jim Don Bob
  60. @Forbes

    Were you standing next to the bigger of the Giambi brothers?

  61. @James Braxton

    Uh, yeah, Arod is an all-time great. With the Mariners, before the PED paradise in Texas (one of Canseco’s stops), in 5 full seasons he had a .314 bavg, .956 OPS, and averaged 37 homers. His fielding % was .975 at SS. I’m sure you already knew that, though.

    • Replies: @James Braxton
  62. @MikeatMikedotMike

    If I became president the first thing I would do is deport Yasiel Puig, and then fine the LA Dodgers 50 millions dollars for helping to facilitate his entry into the US. I am having trouble thinking of a bigger piece of shit in all of MLB since Milton Bradley.

    ESPN finally and permanently exceeded my gag reflex with their usual over promotion, fawning coverage, and general jock-sniffery of mediocre talent that was front and center with Puig when he broke into the Dodgers’ lineup.

    Yes, he had flashes of superior play early on that should have been acknowledged, but in their predictable fashion ESPN heralded nightly that Puig was the greatest player to come along in decades…after 60 or so games. It was nausea inducing but certainly not the first time the network had created an aura of greatness around an undeserving athlete. They did it ALL THE TIME.

    Probably still do it. Unless they’ve changed their approach. I wouldn’t know.

    Cut the cable.
    Ditch the dish.

  63. @E. Rekshun

    A-Rod is going to soon become 50-year old J-Lo’s 4th husband.

    Only J-Lo believes that.

  64. Danindc says:
    @Marty

    Now Alvin Dark had quite a career. True American. Glad he got a ring w The A’s in 1974. I think first guy ever win WS as player and manager.

  65. @Ron Mexico

    Canseco was just the guy who wrote a book about it. It does not mean he was the only or initial source of PEDs during that era.

    Rodriguez played for almost 10 years when there was no testing. When testing was administered, he got caught.

    Doesn’t it stand to reason that if (a) he does not have a moral problem with cheating, and (b) he was willing to risk cheating when testing was implemented, that there should at least be a presumption he was cheating when there was no way to get caught?

    As far as I am concerned his impressive early career numbers are evidence that he was juicing all along.

  66. BB753 says:
    @istevefan

    Let’s put things in perspective. 13 years old in the DR is like 23 here in terms of maturity and sexual competition. If by age 13 you don’t have a serious boyfriend, your only way out of spinsterhood and poverty is a stupid Euro or Gringo tourist.

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