Former Doosan Bears catcher Park Yoo-yeon, 25, has been suspended for 80 games after hiding his drunk driving arrest from the club.
The Korean Baseball Organization (KBO) announced on Monday that it held a punishment committee to deliberate on Park and decided to suspend her for 80 games.
“Park Yoo-yeon was caught driving under the influence of alcohol in September and received an administrative suspension of her license for 100 days, but she did not inform her club and the KBO,” the KBO said.
“According to Article 151 of the KBO’s rules, ‘Impairment of Dignity,’ if a player is caught driving under the influence and his license is suspended, he will be suspended for 70 games. Based on the stipulation that if Park Yoo-yeon does not report the incident to her club or the KBO within 10 days of the incident, the sanction will be increased to 10 games. 온라인카지노 The total suspension is 80 games.”
Park was selected by Doosan with the 60th overall pick in the second round of the 2017 Rookie Draft and was touted as a catching prospect with hitting talent. She appeared in 28 games in the first team, batting .250 with nine hits, three RBIs, and an OPS of .595.
However, his career was quickly cut short by a drunk driving offense.
On March 13, Doosan held its own disciplinary committee and decided to release Park.