Tampa Bay Rays cut ties with team physician amid video alleging sexual misconduct

Posted at 3:15 PM, Jan 30, 2018
and last updated 2018-01-30 15:40:56-05

The Tampa Bay Rays have cut ties with team physician Dr. Michael Reilly amid a YouTube video alleging sexual abuse against him.

Reilly has been with the Rays as long as they have been a franchise and also spent time as a doctor with the Tampa Bay Lightning. He also reportedly has a private practice at St. Anthony's in St. Petersburg.

The Rays released the following statement on the matter:

The Tampa Bay Rays have ended our contractual relationship with Dr. Michael Reilly, a team physician, and he is no longer affiliated with the organization.

The video was uploaded by Brianna Rah, who says she released the video in hopes that her speaking out could save future victims.


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St. Petersburg Police was made aware of the video by The Rays. The department is looking into it and doing their due diligence, but are in the fact finding stages of the investigation.