Major League Baseball is investigating Chicago White Sox starter Mike Clevinger following allegations of domestic violence and child abuse. According to athletic.
Olivia Feinstead, the mother of Clevinger’s 10-month-old daughter, told The Athletic that she had reported “a case of physical, verbal and emotional abuse” to MLB’s Bureau of Investigation.
The report includes an incident last June in which Feinstead said Clevinger choked her, and “about two weeks later” when Clevinger slapped her in her hotel room and handed her a used chewing tobacco to a child. It included an incident she said was thrown.
Clevinger was with the San Diego Padres at the time of the alleged incident, signing a one-year contract with the Sox in December. According to He Athletic, the Sox became aware of the allegations after signing him.
“Major League Baseball and the Chicago White Sox take all allegations seriously, and the White Sox fully support the domestic violence, sexual assault and child abuse policies shared by MLB and the MLBPA. “statement. “MLB launched an investigation after learning of these allegations.
“The White Sox were not aware of the allegations or investigation at the time he signed. The White Sox will not comment until MLB’s investigative process reaches a conclusion.”