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MLB is ready to punish Jeurys Familia

Jeurys Familia will soon learn his fate.

The Mets closer is absent from camp in Port St. Lucie on Monday after flying to New York for a meeting with MLB commissioner Rob Manfred as he awaits a verdict on a domestic violence ban that is expected to begin Opening Day.

 According to The Post’s Joel Sherman, the Mets believe there will be some kind of resolution in the next 48 hours.

Familia, who led baseball with 51 saves last season, is expected to be suspended by MLB stemming from his arrest on domestic violence charges following an incident with his wife last Oct. 31 at his New Jersey home.

Familia’s penalty for his arrest figures to last between 30 and 50 games. If he and MLB can’t agree on a length, MLB could issue its sentence and Familia could appeal it to an independent arbitrator.

Manfred’s office successfully negotiated three suspensions for domestic violence offenses last year — the Yankees’ Aroldis Chapman (30 games), the Rockies’ Jose Reyes (52 games) and the Braves’ Hector Olivera (82 games) — without taking any of the cases to the arbitrator.


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