Justin Verlander, the New York Mets pitcher, got here underneath the radar for his hypocrisy in Roberto Osuna’s home violence case and his silence raised eyebrows.
In 2018, Houston Astros nearer Roberto Osuna was suspended by MLB after he was arrested for allegedly assaulting his girlfriend.
As per USA Today, Verlander mentioned:
“I simply wish to hear, we don’t know the small print of a lot. I haven’t actually paid consideration to (Osuna’s case), for apparent causes – it wasn’t actually in my life.
“Now it’s. That’s in all probability going to be a private factor that stays within the locker room and gained’t be talked about publicly, as these issues are.”
Justin Verlander on Roberto Osuna: “The factor for us to recollect right here, is that the small print haven’t come to mild … Clearly, I’ve mentioned some fairly inflammatory issues about stuff like this previously and I stand by my phrases.” – Yahoo Sports activities MLB
Verlander tweeted his disgust when Osuna’s video got here out.
Astros nearer Osuna made his first public feedback on his accusations of home violence. In an interview with USA At present‘s Bob Nightengale, he mentioned:
“Nobody is aware of what occurred however clearly me, everyone is fast to evaluate me and say every kind of issues about it. I am simply ready for all the pieces to come back out so individuals can actually wait to see what occurred. I would like the followers, and everyone else, [to] be taught what the media says is just not true.”
Roberto Osuna spent three seasons within the Blue Jays‘ minor league system after being signed as a 16-year-old out of Mexico.
Justin Verlander is a star MLB participant
As soon as the Astros gained the 2017 World Sequence, Justin Verlander was named ALCS MVP and shared the Babe Ruth Award. He reached 200 profession victories in 2018, being the 114th pitcher in massive league historical past to take action and the Twentieth-fastest to take action.
In 2019, Verlander struck out his 3,000th batter, making him the 18th pitcher in main league historical past to succeed in that milestone.
Verlander obtained engaged to Kate Upton in 2016 and the 2 tied the knot the next yr in Tuscany, Italy. Verlander and Upton share a daughter.