Regardless of the outcome of the league's investigation into his domestic violence case, it seems Domingo German won't suit up again this year.
The standout New York Yankees starter will not pitch again this year in the regular season or the postseason, per ESPN's Buster Olney, while the investigation into his recent behavior continues.
German's season was initially thrown into jeopardy after it was revealed on Thursday that he was placed on administrative leave under the league's domestic violence policy.
As the story goes, German and his girlfriend got into an argument late Monday night and into Tuesday morning that ultimately led to him slapping her, an act that was allegedly witnessed and reported to the Commissioner's office.
It's reassuring to see that the league isn't giving German, who has been a vital contributor to the Yankees' success this year, any leniency in early stages of this investigation. Though there's still plenty of information to be unearthed, his placement on leave shows that MLB is taking this entire ordeal very seriously.
There's still plenty left to be determined in this case, but regardless of what comes out, he won't see the field again in 2019.