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Press Release

05/26/2016 5:00 PM ET
MLBPA statement regarding Hector Olivera

The Major League Baseball Players Association today issued the following statement regarding Hector Olivera:

Hector Olivera announced that he will not appeal the suspension levied against him today by Major League Baseball. The suspension will expire on August 1, 2016, after which Mr. Olivera will be fully reinstated.

Pursuant to the Confidentiality obligations in Major League Baseball's Joint Domestic Violence, Sexual Assault and Child Abuse Policy, the Players Association and Mr. Olivera will have no further comment on this matter.