Padres LHP Jose Torres placed on MLB restricted list after domestic violence arrest

Jose Torres
Jose Torres (Getty Pictures)

Padres reliever Jose Torres was placed on MLB’s restricted list Monday and is because of seem in courtroom subsequent week due to a domestic violence incident in December, the San Diego Union-Tribune reported.

Torres, 24, was charged with assault with a lethal weapon, legal injury and intimidation stemming from the incident at a Phoenix-space residence he shares with a lady and is being dealt with as a domestic violence case, in line with courtroom paperwork cited within the report.

The Padres declined to remark on the state of affairs, however, in accordance with the Union-Tribune, “felt it was greatest for Torres to not be in camp.”

In accordance with the possible trigger assertion contained within the courtroom report the Union-Tribune cited, Torres is accused of knocking a door off its hinges, punching a gap in one other door and pointing a semiautomatic handgun on the alleged sufferer.

He’s scheduled to seem Feb. 20 in Maricopa County Superior Courtroom for a pretrial convention. Torres additionally has a case pending in Mayer, Ariz., on a marijuana and drug paraphernalia possession/use quotation from December.

The left-hander appeared in sixty two video games in 2017, second amongst Padres pitchers.

Regardless of how the case seems, he’s topic to punishment beneath MLB’s domestic violence coverage.