BREAKING: Tigers OF Delmon Young suspended 7 days for last week's incident in New York.— MLB (@MLB) April 30, 2012
Young was arrested last week outside of the Hilton Hotel in Manhattan after allegedly assaulting another man and yelling anti-Semitic slurs at him after a night of clubbing. He was placed on the restricted list by the Tigers Saturday morning in anticipation of the suspension.
Young is being charged with a hate crime and could face up to one year in prison if he is convicted. He was hitting .242 with 16 hits and 15 strikeouts in 66 at-bats so far this season.