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Mickey Callaway remains suspended by Angels as more allegations emerge

Angels declined comment on new accusations of inappropriate behavior by the pitching coach

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MLB: Spring Training-Los Angeles Angels at Seattle Mariners Joe Camporeale-USA TODAY Sports

One month after pitching coach Mickey Callaway was suspended by the Angels after allegations of inappropriate behavior towards, and harassment of, five different women, new allegations were reported on Tuesday.

The Athletic reported that even more women have come forward since the Feb. 1 report, saying Callaway “made them uncomfortable by sending them inappropriate messages and/or photos, making unwanted advances and more while they worked for the Indians,” and that Cleveland knew about the allegations despite previous assertions otherwise.

The Angels suspended Callaway on Feb. 2, with a team spokesperson saying the team would “work closely with MLB to conduct a full investigation.” That investigation is still ongoing.

Angels manager Joe Maddon, who on the first day of spring training said he could not comment on Callaway because of the ongoing investigation, did the same on Tuesday with beat reporters.

Callaway in an email to The Athletic responded to the allegations:

When contacted Monday, Callaway responded via email: “While much of the reporting around my behavior has been inaccurate, the truth is that on multiple occasions I have been unfaithful to my wife, and for that I am deeply sorry. What I have never done is use my position to harass or pressure a woman. I am confident that I have never engaged in anything that was non-consensual. I feel truly blessed that my wife and children have stuck with me as the most personal and embarrassing details of my infidelities have been revealed. I will continue to work as hard as I can to repair the rift of trust that I have caused inside of my family.”

So for now, Callaway remains employed by the Angels, though suspended, as we wait on MLB to complete its investigation.