CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) - Los Angeles Dodgers prospect Yasiel Puig faces charges of reckless driving, speeding and driving without proof of insurance in Tennessee after police say he went ``almost double'' the speed limit early Sunday.
Sgt. Daniel Jones of the Chattanooga Police Department says Puig was serving as a designated driver when he got arrested at 1 a.m. Jones says the report didn't indicate exactly how fast Puig was going but that it was nearly twice the speed limit.
Dodgers general manager Ned Colletti has said 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 in 13 games for the Dodgers' Double-A affiliate in Chattanooga. Puig signed a seven-year, $42 million contract last summer.
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