Jose Reyes Arrested for Insane Assault on His Wife

Jose Reyes Arrested for Insane Assault on His Wife

Rockies shortstop allegedly choked wife, sending her to the hospital.

Published November 10, 2015

Another domestic violence incident in sports — this time in Major League Baseball.

Colorado Rockies shortstop Jose Reyes was arrested for domestic violence against his wife, stemming from an incident on Halloween while on vacation in Hawaii.

According to TMZ Sports, the 12-year veteran baseball player grabbed his wife, Katherine, by the throat and shoved her into a sliding glass door at the Four Seasons Wailea resort in Maui on October 31. Katherine was treated for injuries to her neck, thigh and wrist at a local hospital. After resort security called police, Reyes was arrested and later released on bail.

Upon learning of the incident, the Rockies told ESPN that they are "extremely disappointed and concerned" and that "we continue to gather information and will address this matter appropriately, in accordance with Major League Baseball's Joint Domestic Violence, Sexual Assault and Child Abuse Policy."

The MLB announced its new domestic violence policy in August, allowing commissioner Rob Manfred to issue discipline to players.

Reyes, 32, is owed $56 million through 2017.

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Written by Mark Lelinwalla

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