Major League Baseball extends Addison Russell’s administrative leave

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Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic reports that Major League Baseball has extended Addison Russell‘s administrative leave through the end of the regular season.

Rosenthal reported Wednesday that MLB investigators have gathered “credible information” in regard to Russell’s alleged mental and physical abuse of his ex-wife, Melisa Reidy via “numerous” witness interviews. While today’s move merely extends his leave through Sunday, the act of doing so strongly suggests that his season is over and that a lengthy suspension is in the offing that the league does not intend to break up via a temporary reinstatement.

This, as with the case of many past domestic violence offenders, will later be considered “time served” for whatever eventually comes down the pike.