Report: Rangers pitcher Jeremy Jeffress arrested for DWI

Texas Rangers relief pitcher Jeremy Jeffress was arrested early Friday morning for driving while intoxicated, according to Dallas County jail records,​ first reported that Jeffress had been arrested.

Jeffress was jailed at 5:13 a.m. and no bail has been set at this time.

“The Texas Rangers are aware of the situation involving Jeremy Jeffress that took place early this morning,” the team said in a statement. “At this time, we are in the process of gathering information and have no further comment.”

Jeffress, 28, was traded to the Rangers along with All-Star catcher Jonathan Lucroy on Aug. 1. He last made an appearance with Texas on Aug. 23, pitching one inning and giving up one earned run in a 3–0 loss to the Cincinnati Reds.

For the season, Jeffress is 2–2 with a 2.52 ERA, 27 saves, 41 strikeouts in 53.2 innings pitched.

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