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Rob Manfred Takes Stand on Domestic Violence with 30-Game Aroldis Chapman Ban

class="ui-droppable">New York Yankees closer Aroldis Chapman has been suspended 30 games by Major League Baseball for his alleged involvement in a widely publicized domestic violence incident, as first reported by Billy Witz of the New York Times.

The bigger news, though, is that MLB and Commissioner Rob Manfred have taken a strong and unambiguous stand against domestic violence. And if their policy isn't zero-tolerance, it's close to it.

In a statement, per Maury Brown of Forbes, Manfred said his staff conducted a "comprehensive investigation" into the incident, which occurred Oct. 30 at Chapman's home near Miami.

"After reviewing the staff report, I found Mr. Chapman's acknowledged conduct on that day to be inappropriate...particularly ...

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