UPDATE: Danny Salazar Won’t Be Charged For Possible Sexual Assualt


UPDATE 2, 4:18 p.m.: No charges will be filed against Cleveland Indians pitcher Danny Salazar, reports MLB.com’s Jordan Bastian and multiple Cleveland TV news outlets.

Bastian added via Twitter that the City Prosecutor presented the case today.

Per Cleveland.com’s Paul Hoynes, the investigation related to a January 22 incident at the Cleveland Hustler Club, which was reported the next day.

“Detectives presented the case involving rape allegations with the suspect being Danny Salazar to the city prosecutor’s office today and no charges were issued against Mr. Salazar,” read a statement by Jennifer Ciaccia, spokeswoman for the Cleveland Police Department.

Wahoo’s on First will continue to monitor the story if any new confirmed information is provided.

UPDATE: Bastian spoke with Cleveland Indians general manager Chris Antonetti, who provided a statement on the investigation of possible sexual assault by Indians pitcher Danny Salazar. “We are aware of an investigation involving Danny,” said Antonetti. “Since this potentially could become a legal matter, we won’t have any additional comment at this time.” Wahoo’s on First will continue to update this story as details of the investigation are confirmed.

Original story below: Cleveland.com’s Paul Hoynes reports that Cleveland Indians starting pitcher Danny Salazar is being investigated for a possible sexual assault complaint.

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Indians catcher Roberto Perez is mentioned because the initial tweet byHoynes claimed Perez was under investigation as well. The Cleveland Indians have not yet commented on the report. NeitherHoynes nor Bastian have updated with more information as of posting. Wahoo’s on First will keep you updated on the investigation when information is confirmed.

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