Jeurys Familia RUMORS & NEWS

  • Jeurys Familia remains in line for significant MLB ban

    New York Post "Jeurys Familia’s legal troubles are over after domestic violence charges against him were dropped, but the Mets closer almost certainly will be suspended by MLB, with sources expecting a penalty of approximately 40 games. Familia’s wife, Bianca Rivas, declined to pursue the case during a court..." December 16

  • Domestic Violence Case Against Mets Pitcher Jeurys Familia Dismissed

    CBS New York "A judge on Thursday dismissed the domestic violence case against Mets pitcher Jeurys Familia. Familia pleaded not guilty last month. He was charged with simple assault for an alleged incident at his Fort Lee, New Jersey, apartment in late October. He was released on $1,500 bail. Legal..." December 15

  • Familia, Cabrera don’t have Mets’ permission to play winter ball

    New York Post "Don’t buy your tickets yet to see Jeurys Familia pitch in the Dominican winter league or Asdrubal Cabrera play in the Venezuelan winter league. Both veterans hope to get in some game action in preparation for the World Baseball Classic. However, neither can do so without the Mets’ consent. The..." December 14

  • Mets give Familia permission to play winter ball

    MLB.com "Mets closer Jeurys Familia has received permission to pitch in winter ball as he faces possible suspension via Major League Baseball's Joint Domestic Violence Policy, ESPN reported on Sunday. The Mets haven't officially issued a comment. Familia, 27, is scheduled to attend a court hearing on..." December 11

  • Mets still trying to figure out closer situation, Jeurys Familia

    New York Daily News "The Mets are not any clearer about their closer situation than they were a month ago. With Jeurys Familia facing assault charges in a domestic violence incident and a possible suspension from the league, both Sandy Alderson and Jeff Wilpon said Wednesday they were waiting for the legal situation..." December 01

  • Victim In Jeurys Familia Domestic Violence Case Asks Charges To Be Dropped

    MLB Trade Rumors "The victim in the domestic violence case against Mets closer Jeurys Familia has asked that charges be dropped, reports Jim Baumbach of Newsday (Twitter link). Back on Nov. 1, news broke that Familia had been arrested and charged with simple assault in an alleged domestic violence incident. Even..." November 18

  • Familia hires Chapman's lawyer in domestic case

    New York Post "Jeurys Familia has retained the services of a prominent attorney to aid him in his upcoming day of judgment with Major League Baseball, The Post has learned. Jay Reisinger confirmed that he will represent Familia with respect to MLB’s investigation into Familia’s Oct. 31 arrest for domestic..." November 18

  • Jeurys Familia ‘drunk’ and ‘going crazy’ before arrest: 911 call

    Newark Star-Ledger "Jeurys Familia's wife said the Mets closer was drunk and "going crazy" on the night of his Oct. 31 arrest on a domestic violence charge in Fort Lee, N.J., according to a 911 tape obtained by NJ Advance Media. Familia, 27, was arrested and charged with simple assault after causing "bodily injury..." November 16

  • Jeurys Familia pleads not guilty to domestic violence charge

    North Jersey "Familia, 27, appeared with his attorney Paul Brickfield of River Edge and an interpreter to face the disorderly persons charge. Fort Lee police said in a complaint filed in Municipal Court that Familia - identified as Jeurys F. Mojica in the court documents -- caused "bodily injury to another"..." November 10

  • How will MLB commissioner Rob Manfred handle Jeurys Familia's arrest?

    Newark Star-Ledger "MLB commissioner Rob Manfred told reporters at the GM Meetings on Wednesday that the league will allow Jeurys Familia's criminal proceedings to unfold before deciding whether to discipline the embattled Mets closer. Familia, 27, was arrested on Oct. 31 after being involved in an alleged..." November 09

  • Mets reliever Jeurys Familia arrested on domestic violence charge

    North Jersey "Jeurys Familia, an All-Star pitcher for the New York Mets who was featured in a new ad campaign for an anti-domestic violence organization, was arrested on a domestic violence charge this week, according to a complaint filed by authorities in Fort Lee municipal court. Police said in the..." November 01

  • Mets' Familia blows 1st save in 53 opportunities

    The Score "The streak is over for Jeurys Familia. The New York Mets closer blew his first regular-season save in almost a year after allowing two runs in the ninth inning Wednesday to the St. Louis Cardinals in a 5-4 loss. Familia entered the game having converted 52 straight opportunities - the third..." July 28

  • Familia joins elite club with 50th straight save

    Yahoo! Sports "It hasn’t necessarily been pretty this week, but New York Mets closer Jeurys Familia continues getting the job done at a remarkable rate. In Friday’s 5-3 win against the Marlins, the first-time All-Star recorded his 50th consecutive regular season save dating back to July 30 of last season...." July 23

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