Marlins to wait for legal system before deciding on discipline
Olsen has previously fought with Marlins teammates, and the team suspended him for two games earlier this month after he tangled with Sergio Mitre in the dugout during a game. But in this case, the Marlins have decided to let the legal process play out before taking any disciplinary action, the newspaper reported.''The other thing [with Mitre] was on the field, it involved the team,'' Marlins general manager Larry Beinfest said.
Olsen was arrested around 4 a.m. Saturday after refusing to pull over and getting into a fight with police. He was booked on charges of driving under the influence, resisting an officer with violence and fleeing and eluding an officer.
Police say the 6-foot-5 Olsen kicked them when they tried to arrest him at his house, and they used a stun gun to subdue him. He had bruises on his forehead Sunday.Olsen went 12-10 as a rookie last year, but he also scuffled with teammates at least twice, coming away from one encounter with a black eye. He also had a dugout confrontation with then-manager Joe Girardi.
Last month, Olsen was fined an unspecified amount for making an obscene gesture toward fans in Milwaukee.Information from The Associated Press was used in this report.
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