Dodgers prospect arrested for speeding
April 29, 2013
New Sportsbook.ag customers: Make your 1st bet, get your 2nd bet free, 100%, winnings paid in cash.
Already have an account? Click here to view new Exclusive Rewards!
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) - Los Angeles Dodgers outfield prospect Yasiel Puig faces charges of reckless driving, speeding and driving without proof of insurance in Tennessee after police say he went 97 mph in a 50-mph zone early Sunday.
The Chattanooga Police Department report says Puig indicated he was serving as a designated driver when he was arrested at about 1 a.m. The report says Puig's car was going in and out of his lane and that ``it took blue lights and multiple siren blasts'' to get him to stop his car.
Dodgers general manager Ned Colletti said Sunday in a statement that the team takes Puig's arrest seriously and will handle discipline internally.
Puig, a 22-year-old Cuban defector, is hitting .333 with three homers and nine RBIs in 13 games for the Dodgers' Double-A farm team in Chattanooga. Puig signed a $42 million, seven-year contract last summer.
The Associated Press News Service
The Associated Press
All Rights Reserved
2-0 Y'day, 8-1 +786 L9, +2,964 TY
20-5 +1,458 L25, 6-1 L7 G-Plays
4-0 L2 Days, 9-1 L10 Guarantees
13-4 L17 G-Plays, 31-16 L47 Picks
3-0, +363 Record Yesterday
12-6, +624 L18 Guarantees
4-1 +335 L5, 11-5 L16 Picks
15-6 L21 Guaranteed Plays
2-0 +242 Monday, 6-3 L9 Totals
5-2, +439 Last 7 Selections
With a VI Gold Membership, you can SAVE 10%
off a Live Odds subscription, SAVE 20%
off Daily Pick packages, and receive access to up to 1,000
Member Plays each month!