Baseball’s Doosan releases catcher Park Yoo-yeon after DUI arrest

The Doosan Bears have released catcher Park Yoo-yeon, 25, who was caught driving under the influence of alcohol and did not report it to the club.”We held a club disciplinary committee and decided to release catcher Park Yoo-yeon,” Doosan said on Wednesday.Park was caught driving drunk on the morning of a game in late September while the 2023 KBO League regular season was underway, and was suspended for 100 days in late October.Doosan explained, “We reported the incident to the KBO Clean Baseball Center immediately after confirming the incident through our own investigation and decided to release Park Yoo-yeon in accordance with our bylaws.”Park, who graduated from Dongsan High School, was selected by Doosan in the second round, 60th overall, in the 2017 rookie draft.

She was touted as a one-hit wonder in high school and briefly made the first team in 2017, her rookie year, due to an injury to starting catcher Yang Yang-ji.In 28 games with the first team, Park is batting .250 (9-for-36) with three RBIs.Despite her lack of first-team appearances, Park was consistently mentioned as a “first-team backup catcher” due to her hitting talent.However, she lost her chance to take the field when she was caught driving under the influence of alcohol and failed to notify the club of her arrest.The KBO imposes sanctions on players who drink and drive, including a 70-game suspension if their license is suspended, a one-year disqualification if their license is revoked, a five-year disqualification for a second DUI offense, and a permanent disqualification for a 바카라사이트 third or subsequent DUI offense.

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