Originally written on Fox Sports South  |  Last updated 11/15/14
Atlanta Braves reliever Cristhian Martinez was arrested early Monday morning on charges of driving under the influence. Martinez, 30, was arrested in Gwinnett County, according to jail records, and was also charged with an improper lane change and impeding the flow of traffic. He was booked into the Gwinnett County jail at 4:34 a.m. after his blood alcohol registered more than .10, Atlanta Journal Constitution reporter Carroll Rogers wrote. A native of the Dominican Republic, Martinez made his major league debut in 2009 with the Marlins, and has appeared in 64 games for the Braves over the last two seasons. This spring, Martinez has a 1.38 ERA in eight appearances, with 13 strikeouts in 13 innings. He's held opposing batters to a .159 average, and was in Gwinnett County along with other Braves pitchers who left spring training in Orlando early in order to be ready for a Tuesday night game against the team's top prospects, to be played at Coolray Field in Gwinnett. For his...
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