Colorado Rockies Shortstop Jose Reyes Arrested For Domestic Abuse
According to multiple reports, Colorado Rockies shortstop Jose Reyes has been arrested in Hawaii for domestic abuse.
This does not bode well for Reyes’, being that domestic abuse is a touchy subject and just down right not acceptable in any way, shape or form. We have all seen the backlash on Dallas Cowboys defensive end Greg Hardy, seeing the images of his ex-girlfriend go viral, revealing disturbing photos that are NSFW.
According to Chelsea Davis of Hawaii News Now, Reyes was arrested on Halloween night (Oct. 31) after “allegedly assaulting his wife” in a Maui hotel room.
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The Colorado Rockies acquired the four-time All-Star in a blockbuster deal at the Major League Baseball trade deadline, sending long-time Rockie Troy Tulowitzki and LaTroy Hawkins to the Toronto Blue Jays in exchange for three pitching prospects; Jeff Hoffman, Miguel Castro and Jesus Tinoco.
Reyes appeared in 47 games this past season for the Rockies, slashing at a line of .259/.291/.368 with eight doubles, two triples, three home runs and 19 RBI’s.
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The 32-year-old signed a six-year deal back in 2012 with the Miami Marlins, worth upwards of $106 million. Reyes has two-years remaining on his six-year deal, making $22 million annually. Not to mention, Reyes has a 2018 team option worth $22 million, including a buyout of $4 million.
We will have to see what kind of action the Rockies’ will take on this matter. The Colorado Rockies offered a statement via Twitter late Monday night.