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.