Report: Mitch Williams takes leave from MLB Network
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In the past week, MLB Network analyst and former major-league closer Mitch Williams has gotten attention for all the wrong reasons, as reports have surfaced that he's gone a bit overboard in coaching his 10-year-old son's baseball team.
In light of those allegations, it appears, Williams has decided to take a leave of absence from MLB Network.
Then there was the report that Williams ordered his pitcher to hit an opposing player with a pitch.
The MLB Network told the Daily News Saturday afternoon that Williams is taking a leave of absence from the network.
"Mitch Williams has decided to take a leave of absence from his role at MLB Network at this time," an MLB Network spokesperson said in an email to the Daily News.