Roberto Osuna’s MLB suspension not an admission of guilt: Lawyer

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Published on July 9, 2018 - Duration: 01:34s

Roberto Osuna’s MLB suspension not an admission of guilt: Lawyer

Roberto Osuna’s lawyer says the Toronto Blue Jays pitcher will plead not guilty in the assault case against him and says accepting a 75-game unpaid suspension from Major League Baseball is not an “admission of guilt.”

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Roberto Osuna’s MLB suspension not an admission of guilt: Lawyer

CAPTION: Roberto Osuna’s lawyer says the Toronto Blue Jays pitcher will plead not guilty in the assault case against him and says accepting a 75-game unpaid suspension from Major League Baseball is not an “admission of guilt.”(July 9) SOUNDBITE:Domenic Basile, Roberto Osuna’s lawyer PLACELINE: Toronto CREDIT: The Canadian Press STORYLINE: Toronto Blue Jays pitcher Roberto Osuna, who is charged with assault, had his case put over for three weeks at a brief court hearing Monday.

The 23-year-old closer was arrested in May in connection with what his lawyer, Domenic Basile, has called an alleged domestic incident.

Osuna intends to plead not guilty, Basile said outside the court.

"The Crown and I are continuing to have discussions," he added.

"I'm hoping they will be productive."

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