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Odúbel Herrera arrested for domestic violence


Jim Salisbury and Corey Seidman of NBC Sports Philadelphia report that Phillies outfielder Odúbel Herrera was arrested Monday night and charged with domestic violence.

The alleged incident involved Herrera’s 20-year-old girlfriend and took place at the Golden Nugget Hotel and Casino in Atlantic City. The police report states that Herrera’s girlfriend “had visible signs of injury to her arms and neck that was sustained after being assaulted by her boyfriend, David Odubel Herrera, during a dispute.”

We are awaiting comment from the Phillies. He will no doubt be placed on administrative leave pending Major League Baseball’s investigation.

UPDATE: Major League Baseball has, indeed, placed Herrera on administrative leave, Matt Gelb of The Athletic reports. League officials are investigating the incident.

Giants place Samardjiza on IL due to shoulder impingement

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LOS ANGELES — Jeff Samardjiza has been placed on the 10-day injured list by the San Francisco Giants due to right shoulder impingement.

Manager Gabe Kapler said before Saturday’s game against the Los Angeles Dodgers that the right-hander told trainers and the coaching staff that he felt like wasn’t able to get the arm loose during Friday’s game. Samardjiza is scheduled to undergo an MRI on Saturday.

Samardjiza went four-plus innings and allowed six runs on seven hits in a 7-2 loss to the Dodgers. He is 0-2 with a 9.88 ERA in three starts.

The Giants have recalled left-hander Andrew Suarez from their alternate training site, but Kapler said he hasn’t finalized a revised starting rotation.