CHICAGO — One of the newest members of the White Sox is reportedly under investigation for domestic violence by Major League Baseball.
According to athletic The mother of Mike Clevinger’s child, Olivia Feinstead, claims she and her 10-month-old daughter were “physically, verbally and emotionally abused” at the hands of the pitcher. .
Finestead has detailed these abuse reports to investigators, as reported by Brittany Ghiroli and Katie Strang. This includes this June incident, in which she claims Clevinger choked her, and in another incident soon afterward, Feinstead also slapped her daughter and dropped her chewing tobacco. He claims he threw it at her daughter.
She also posted about her alleged abuse on her instagram story on tuesday.
When contacted by WGNTV.com about the allegations, the White Sox issued the following statement:
“Major League Baseball and the Chicago White Sox take all allegations seriously, and the White Sox fully support the domestic violence, sexual assault and child abuse policies shared by MLB and the MLBPA. The White Sox launched an investigation after learning of these allegations.The White Sox were not aware of the allegations or the investigation at the time he signed. I will refrain from commenting.”
Clevinger, 32, signed a one-year, $8 million contract with the White Sox in December after spending the 2022 season with the Padres. He was traded from Cleveland to San Diego midway through his shortened 2020 season and has been with that team since spending his first 4 1/2 MLB season there.
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https://wgntv.com/sports/white-sox/report-white-sox-pitcher-mike-clevinger-under-mlb-investigation-for-domestic-violence/ White Sox pitcher Mike Clevinger under MLB investigation for domestic violence