The history of Mexican Julio Urías with the Los Angeles Dodgers seems to have come to an end in the most negative and regrettable way, and that is that after being one of the stars of the team and a reference in pitching, The accusations against him for the alleged crime of domestic violence have caused him to be completely erased from the organization.
In a video published by the media ‘La Opinión’, journalist Ricardo López-Juárez shows how the mural that was painted in Dodger Stadium in which the image of Urías appeared along with other of the 2020 World Series champions, He was covered with a tarp in a clear sign of the team not wanting to be related to what the Mexican did.
To this action by the Californian team we must add that they removed from their stores all merchandise that made reference to the Mexican, They cleaned out his locker in the clubhouse and gave it to infielder Kolten Wong. Furthermore, all of his images were covered or deleted.
Julio Urías Case
It should be remembered that the 27-year-old left-handed pitcher was arrested on September 3 by the Los Angeles police after being accused of having committed domestic violence against his partner. He now waits to appear in Los Angeles Court on September 27.
Although the investigation is still ongoing by local Justice and the MLB, everything seems to indicate that we will not see the Mexican pitching for the Dodgers again and there is a possibility that he will not be seen again with another Major League organization.
And according to the unofficial information that has been leaked to the press, There is a video in which the player is shown committing the attacks for which he is accused, something that, if true, could mark the end of a career that gave glimpses of becoming one of the most notable for a Mexican in Las Mayores.
Disappointed Mexican fans
On the other hand, López-Juárez took the time to talk with some of the Mexican fans present at Dodger Stadium, who They were disappointed by the way in which Julio Urías has ended his stay in the Californian teamalthough they did not want to make extensive comments on the fact.
“I really like Urías, but what he did doesn’t suit the Dodgers and I know that they take great care of their image and their name, that’s why they had to remove it,” said one of the fans.
“We all make mistakes. He is a good player, but if we have to let him go we have to look for another (…) He played very well, won the World Series, but nothing more can be done“said another fan.
Julio Urías was signed by the Los Angeles Dodgers when he was a teenager and it was with the same organization that he reached the Majors at 19 years old. In eight seasons on the ‘Big Show’ He participated in 156 games (122 starts), leaving a record of 60-25 with an ERA of 3.11. in 717 innings in which he struck out 711 rivals.
He won the 2020 World Series, the following year he was the starter who won the most games in the MLB with 20, In 2022 he finished as the leader in the National League in ERA with 2.16 and second in voting for the Cy Young Award.
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