Jose Reyes, acquired in the Troy Tulowitzki trade, was arrested on Monday night on suspicion of domestic violence.
While in Hawaii, Jose Reyes was arrested on the suspicion of domestic violence. Supposedly, the Colorado Rockies’ shortstop grabbed his wife’s neck and shoved her into a sliding glass door. The incident occurred on October 31st in Maui, Hawaii, per multiple sources. His wife was taken to the hospital to treat multiple injuries to her thigh, neck, and wrist. Also, Jose Reyes has since been released on bail.
The Colorado Rockies acquired Jose Reyes in a blockbuster trade that sent Troy Tulowitzki to the Toronto Blue Jays. Reyes finished the 2015 season as the Rockies’ everyday shortstop, but this arrest puts his status with the team in jeopardy. Jose Reyes is signed through the 2018 season as part of a six-year, $106M deal he signed back in 2012 as a member of the Miami Marlins.
Below, you will find Jose Reyes’ mugshot from the arrest:
Following the arrest of the Colorado Rockies’ shortstop, the team issued a statement on the matter:
With the MLB just recently enacting a domestic violence policy, Jose Reyes may become the first player to face punishment under the new policy. The domestic violence policy states that Manfred can issue any punishment he believes appropriate based on the severity of the act. With Trevor Story in the Rockies’ farm system, Reyes’ days with the ball club may be numbered. Keep an eye on this developing story moving forward.