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Report: Former Indians pitching coach accused of inappropriate behavior against women

Danny Salazar
Posted at 10:09 PM, Feb 01, 2021
and last updated 2021-02-02 08:06:24-05

CLEVELAND  — A former Cleveland Indians pitching coach has been accused of inappropriate behavior by five women reporters, according to a report by The Athletic.

Mickey Callaway, who is currently the Los Angeles Angels' pitching coach, "aggressively pursued" the women through messages and in person.

The report indicates that some of the accusations happened while he coached in Cleveland.

The Indians released the following statement:

"We were made aware for the first time tonight of the allegations in The Athletic regarding Mickey Callaway’s behavior towards women. We are currently reviewing the matter internally and in consultation with Major League Baseball to determine appropriate next steps. Our organization unequivocally does not condone this type of behavior. We seek to create an inclusive work environment where everyone, regardless of gender, can feel safe and comfortable to do their jobs."

Callaway coached for the Indians from 2013 until 2017.

To read the full story from The Athletic, click here.