NAPLES, Fla. (AP) - The Florida Highway Patrol says that Major League Baseball star Yasiel Puig has been arrested after officers clocked him driving 110 mph in a 70 mph zone.
A news release from the Highway Patrol says a white Mercedes driven by the 23-year-old Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder was pulled over around 9:30 a.m. Saturday.
Authorities say Puig was arrested and charged with reckless driving and taken to the Collier County jail for processing. An email message for Dodgers spokesman Joe Jareck wasn't immediately returned.
Puig hit .319 with 19 home runs and 42 RBI.

Top MLB Public Bets


MLB Top Stories

Thumbnail World Series opener pits Lester vs. Kluber Two title-starved organizations are ready to kick off one of the most intriguing World Series matchups we’ve seen in some time.
Thumbnail Kershaw tries to keep visitors' run going The Cubs seized a 3-2 edge in the NLCS by winning Games 4 and 5 in Los Angeles. Will Clayton Kershaw be able to save the Dodgers’...
Thumbnail North Siders' bats rise as NCLS progresses Anthony Rizzo is still batting well below .200 in the playoffs. Yet the Chicago first baseman seems to be heating up at precisely...
Thumbnail Hosts ask Urias to give them 3-1 NLCS edge Tonight, Julio Urias will make history in Game 4 of the NLCS. The Dodgers simply hope that it’s for all the right reasons.
Thumbnail Francona needs relief corps to thrive again The Blue Jays suddenly have life in the NLCS. Now, though, can they truly put fear in the Indians and send the festivities back to northern...
More inMLB Articles  

MLB Team Pages