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Rangers' Jeffress Reinstated Following Arrest on DWI Charge

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    CINCINNATI, OH - AUGUST 23: Jeremy Jeffress #23 of the Texas Rangers pitches in the seventh inning against the Cincinnati Reds at Great American Ball Park on August 23, 2016 in Cincinnati, Ohio. Cincinnati defeated Texas 3-0. (Photo by Jamie Sabau/Getty Images)

    Texas Rangers reliever Jeremy Jeffress has been reinstated by Major League Baseball and joined the team Friday after being placed on the restricted list following an arrest on a drunken driving charge last month.

    Jeffress was arrested Aug. 26., less than a month after being acquired in a trade with the Milwaukee Brewers before the Aug. 1 deadline.

    The right-handed reliever was at an inpatient rehab clinic for a little more than three weeks, Rangers general manager Jon Daniels said.

    Jeffress was also suspended twice in the minor leagues for violating baseball's drug rules.

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