Kansas Metropolis Royals Pitcher Danny Duffy has been charged with driving beneath the affect after an incident Sunday.
Overland Park Police affirm the incident occurred Sunday night, with witnesses saying it occurred at a Burger King within the space.
Staff stated a person, recognized as Danny Duffy, ordered his meals, then pulled round to pay — however when the time got here to select up the meals, the car by no means pulled up. Staff went to examine on the driving force and located Duffy handed out within the driver’s seat of the car.
Staff reportedly struggled to get Duffy to get up. Ultimately somebody referred to as police who responded and ticketed Duffy.
Duffy is scheduled to seem in courtroom for an arraignment on Sept.19.
The Royals have been on the street that day, however Duffy stayed behind for an MRI examination.
The workforce says they don’t condone anybody driving underneath the affect. They’re early within the levels of gathering info on the incident and say that is now a authorized matter.
Duffy is predicted to make a press release Tuesday afternoon.
Assertion from Dayton Moore:
“We’re clearly disenchanted within the information we now have acquired relating to Danny Duffy’s DUI arrest on Sunday night time. Danny was not a part of the workforce touring again from Cleveland on Sunday as a result of he had returned to Kansas Metropolis a day earlier to bear an MRI examination. We’re nonetheless within the early levels of gathering the small print, however I do know that Danny has all the time been accountable as a member of this group and we
anticipate the identical accountability from him as this course of strikes ahead. We clearly don’t condone anybody driving whereas beneath the affect, however that is now a authorized matter and we’ll permit the method to unfold and can’t remark any additional.”