Suspended MLB pitcher Sam Dyson accused by ex-girlfriend of sexual battery, emotional distress in newly-filed civil lawsuit

Dec 28, 2021

The ex-girlfriend of suspended free-agent pitcher Sam Dyson has filed a civil lawsuit against him, accusing him of sexual battery, battery, and intentional infliction of emotional distress from incidents that spanned the course of several years.

In March, Major League Baseball suspended Dyson for the entire 2021 season under the league's domestic violence policy after completing an investigation into allegations of abuse made by his ex-girlfriend, Alexis Blackburn, in 2019. Sources told The Athletic that multiple women participated in MLB's investigation into Dyson.

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