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Former MLB player Dukes is arrested again in Fla.

Troubled former Major League Baseball player Elijah Dukes has been arrested again, this time on drug charges. Tampa police say the 27-year-old was arrested during a traffic stop early Thursday after officers noticed a small bag of marijuana on his lap. Authorities say he then tried to stick the drug in his mouth as if he were going to ingest it. They also noticed a marijuana cigarette...
Via FOX Sports
February 23, 2012  |  Discuss

Report: Elijah Dukes arrested in Florida

Former major league outfielder Elijah Dukes was arrested early Thursday after allegedly trying to swallow a small bag of marijuana, The Tampa Tribune reported. Dukes, 27, was pulled over in a routine traffic stop at 1 a.m. local time, according to the police report. Officers observed flakes of marijuana on Dukes' shirt and then noticed he was attempting to eat a small bag of the...
Via FOX Sports
February 23, 2012  |  Discuss

Elijah Dukes in trouble yet again

No, I mean it. I ain’t even bullsh**ting. Former major league baseball player Elijah Dukes has once again found himself tangled up and on the wrong side of the law, this time for driving with a suspended or revoked driver’s license, and boy, he doesn’t look happy about it. Dukes last played in the big [...]
Via Sportress of Blogitude
April 25, 2011  |  Discuss

Elijah Dukes is a real piece of work

It’s been about four months since Elijah Dukes got into any trouble, so apparently he was due. From Former major league outfielder Elijah Dukes was being held in a Florida jail on Thursday after his pregnant ex-girlfriend accused him of slapping her in the face during an argument, authorities said. Hillsborough County Jail records show Dukes, 26, was arrested Wednesday...
Via The Scores Report
March 03, 2011  |  Discuss

The hits keep coming for Fly Eli

  (Elijah Dukes is at it again. Screengrab via TampaBay Online.) So much for expressing his anger through music. Elijah Dukes writes the latest chapter in his tragic life (via Associated Press): Former major league outfielder Elijah Dukes was being held in a Florida jail on Thursday after his pregnant ex-girlfriend accused him of slapping her in the face during an argument...
Via Nationals Enquirer
March 03, 2011  |  Discuss

Elijah Dukes is now Fly Eli, the rapper

(Also of note, Elijah Dukes admitted to smoking weed before Nats home games? Image via Deuce of Davenport.) This time last year, Elijah Dukes was getting ready to drive from his home outside Tampa to Viera for Spring Training with the Nationals, a starting job in right field seemingly his for the taking. We all know how that ended. Now, according to The Tampa Tribune, Elijah...
Via Nationals Enquirer
February 11, 2011  |  Discuss

Another sad chapter in Dukes' story

That's Elijah Dukes in court in Florida on Wednesday in an orange jumpsuit, telling a judge he's done with baseball and wants to go to school and get a regular job so he can take care of his kids. Video clip from WTSP in Tampa/St. Pete. Sad, sad stuff. Life hasn't been kind to Elijah Dukes following his surprising release by the Nationals last spring. After playing out the...
Via Nationals Enquirer
November 04, 2010  |  Discuss

Dukes' Wife: "Elijah is a huge teddy bear"

Mike Silva's NY Baseball Digest caught up with NiShea Dukes, Elijah Dukes' wife -- who, interestingly enough, asked NYBD for the opportunity to defend her estranged husband and paint a different picture of a guy who has been frequently characterized as a volatile a-hole. It's a fascinating read, especially considering the source, and the history. Here's just a taste of the Elijah...
Via Nationals Enquirer
March 24, 2010  |  Discuss

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