Johnny Damon on DUI arrest: 'Jail sucks'
Former baseball player Johnny Damon has broken his silence on his DUI arrest. Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports

Former MLB star Johnny Damon on DUI arrest: 'Jail sucks, handcuffs are worse'

Two-time World Series champion Johnny Damon was arrested in Orlando on Friday for driving under the influence. He was released later that day and told reporters exactly what he thought of his time behind bars.

"Jail sucks, handcuffs are worse," Damon said, according to TMZ Sports. "Jail is horrible."

Damon was pulled over and arrested after officers determined he had a blood-alcohol level above .20, according to the police report, which is more than twice the legal limit. He was charged with DUI and resisting an officer without violence. 

The 47-year-old's wife, Michelle Mangan-Damon was arrested for battery on a law enforcement officer and resisting arrest with violence.

Damon played in the majors for 18 years, spending time with the Red Sox, Yankees, Kansas City Royals, Tampa Bay Rays, Cleveland Indians, Detroit Tigers and Oakland Athletics.

Erin Walsh is a Boston sports fan through and through. She graduated Summa Cum Laude from Bridgewater State University and currently is in pursuit of her Master's Degree in Journalism from Northeastern University. Follow her on Twitter @ewalsh90.

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