PHOENIX (AP) -Arizona Diamondbacks rookie infielder Alberto Callaspo was arrested Thursday on charges for assaulting his wife.
Callaspo, 24, was taken into custody on suspicion of assault and criminal damage, according to police who did not release any details. He still was being interviewed by detectives late Thursday.
Police officers responded to a call at Callaspo's home about noon Thursday and said the player's 22-year-old wife, Marianny Paola, had minor injuries.
Callaspo did not accompany the team on its flight to Houston, where the Diamondbacks begin a nine-game road trip Friday night.
``We do not feel that he should be with the team due to the allegations,'' Diamondbacks president Derrick Hall said.
Hall said the Diamondbacks were gathering facts about Callaspo's arrest to ``determine what exactly took place and what further action is needed, if any.''
Callaspo, a utilityman who is hitting .215 this season, could possibly be suspended, put on the restricted list or optioned to Triple-A Tucson.

Top MLB Public Bets

MLB Top Stories

Thumbnail Rockies vs. Dodgers Pick The Los Angeles Dodgers welcome the Colorado Rockies to town tonight at 10:10PM ET to begin a weekend NL West...
Thumbnail Angels vs. Red Sox Prediction Will the Los Angeles Angels and Boston Red Sox could find themselves in a high-scoring battle when the two...
Thumbnail Orioles vs. Mariners Pick Will the Seattle Mariners be able to hold down the Baltimore Orioles once again when they meet tonight at 10:10PM...
Thumbnail Astros vs. White Sox Pick Will the Houston Astros stay hot when they host the Chicago White Sox tonight at 8:10PM ET?
Thumbnail Tigers vs. Rays Pick After a big comeback win on Thursday, can the Detroit Tigersfollow it up with another win over the Tampa Bay Rays...
More inMLB Articles  

MLB Team Pages