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Rangers' Jeffress Still Out as MLB Looks at DWI Arrest



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    Texas Rangers pitcher Jeremy Jeffress is arrested and charged with driving while intoxicated Friday morning, according to Dallas County Jail booking records.

    Texas Rangers reliever Jeremy Jeffress was away from the team for a second day Saturday as Major League Baseball looked into the pitcher's arrest on a drunken driving charge.

    Thad Levine, the team's assistant general manager, said the players' association was working closely with the commissioner's office, along with Jeffress and his agent, to "determine a best course of action moving forward." Levine said he didn't know the timeframe for a resolution.

    The 28-year-old Jeffress was put on MLB's restricted list Friday. Online records for the Dallas County jail show he was booked around 5:15 a.m. Friday on a driving while intoxicated charge. He's free on a $500 bond.

    Jeffress was twice suspended while in the minor leagues for violating drug rules, the last for 100 games in 2009.