Colorado Rockies pitcher Alex White was arrested for driving under the influence (DUI) in Scottsdale, Arizona last night, White revealed via his twitter account.
“I embarrassed myself, my family and the Rockies organization. I am so thankful no one was injured or harmed by my actions. Most importantly I would like to apologize to the fans of the Rockies. My conduct was inappropriate and not who I am. I will learn from this difficult lesson and be a better man because of it.”
White is the first player so far this season that has been arrested for DUI.
White was the 15th overall pick in the 2009 draft by the Indians. He was traded to the Rockies at the trade deadline that sent Ubaldo Jimenez to the Indians.
Last season, Miguel Cabrera, Austin Kearns, Coco Crisp, Adam Kennedy, Derek Lowe and Shin-Soo Choo all were arrested for DUI.
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