Michael Pineda busted for a DUI

Michael Pineda was pulled over by the Tampa police this morning and charged with a DUI this morning, according to Dan Mangan of the NY Post.

Pineda was alledgedly swerving in his lane with no headlights on when cops stopped him. Police said that his eyes were bloodshot and watery and records said he blew a .128 and a .125 after he was pulled over at 2:35 a.m.

“I could smell a distinct odor of an alcoholic beverage coming from his breath, and his speech was slurred,” the cop wrote about Pineda.

He was charged with driving under the influence and was released on a $500 bond.

At this point it seems that Pineda has to do some real growing up before he reaches his potential because it doesn’t seem like he’s taking his career seriously.¬†After being traded to the Yankees this offseason he showed up to camp 20 pounds overweight. Then he let the media attention get to him and decided to pitch through shoulder pain¬†which lead to serious surgery.

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2 Responses to Michael Pineda busted for a DUI

  1. Fred says:

    The good news just keeps piling up with Pineda

  2. Todd says:

    Baby Hughey needs to grow up