The MLB investigation into Domingo Germán's domestic abuse allegations have cost the Yankees star dearly. Germán is now poised to miss the entire postseason after the latest update to his administrative leave.
In an official announcement via the MLB Communications Twitter account, the league announced that Germán's administrative leave was being extended. He will now be on leave through the conclusion of the 2019 World Series, effectively ending his campaign.
Germán has an 18-4 record this season - the most wins of any Yankees pitcher. He leads all of Major League Baseball with a .818 winning percentage.
His 4.03 earned run average is second among Yankees starting pitchers.
While losing Germán is a serious blow to the Yankees, they have been taking it in stride.
They made it clear in their original statement on the situation that they would cooperate in the investigation.
“We fully support all measures being undertaken by the Commissioner’s Office pursuant to the Policy on Domestic Violence. We support this policy which reinforces that domestic violence has no place in our society and cannot by tolerated. We have followed the lead of Major League Baseball and will continue to provide our complete cooperation throughout the investigative process...
The Yankees are in Tampa Bay tonight and finish the regular season at Texas.