Braves outfielder Hector Olivera has posted $10,000 bond and is now out of jail and headed to the airport according to ABC7news reporter Jeff Goldberg.
BREAKING: source confirms Hector Olivera has posted $10k bond in Arlington & is now out. Currently en route to airport & leaving town.— Jeff Goldberg (@abc7jeffg) April 13, 2016
Olivera was charged with one misdemeanor count of assault & battery for allegedly striking a female victim early this morning. Olivera was placed on administrative leave and Major League Baseball has begun an investigation into the incident. Per the MLB's domestic violence policy, a player accused of domestic violence can be placed on administrative leave for up to seven days while an investigation is conducted.
MLB may place a player accused of domestic violence on administrative leave for up to seven days before making a disciplinary decision.— Mark Bowman (@mlbbowman) April 13, 2016
MLB can issue the discipline deemed appropriate in light of the severity of the conduct.— Mark Bowman (@mlbbowman) April 13, 2016