The Phillies issued the following statement concerning the alleged incident involving Phillies center fielder Odubel Herrera on Monday evening (May 27th):
This morning we were made aware of an alleged incident involving Odúbel Herrera. Upon receiving this information, we immediately reported the incident to Major League Baseball, which has informed us that Herrera has been placed on Administrative Leave. The Phillies take any domestic violence accusation seriously, and strongly support the Joint Domestic Violence Policy agreed upon by MLB and the MLBPA.
It is unknown when or even if Herrera will ever return to the Phillies. He has been replaced on the 25 man roster by Nick Williams.
Talk to you soon,