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Press Release

03/01/2016 4:00 PM ET
MLBPA statement regarding Aroldis Chapman

New York, N.Y. -- The Major League Baseball Players Association today issued the following statement concerning Aroldis Chapman:

"The Major League Baseball Players Association and its members do not condone the mistreatment of others by playing or non-playing personnel. At the same time, the MLBPA remains committed to protecting and ensuring the rights granted to Players under the applicable provisions of the sport's new Joint Policy on Domestic Violence. As such, the MLBPA supports Mr. Chapman's decision to forgo his right to an appeal."