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Dwight Gooden Arrested For Cocaline Possession

Jul 12, 2019 6:33 PM

Former major league pitcher Dwight Gooden was arrested last month on suspicion of possession of cocaine, according to a complaint from the Monmouth County Prosecutor's Office that was obtained by multiple outlets.

According to the complaint, Gooden, 54, had two small plastic baggies containing suspected cocaine in his possession when he was stopped for a traffic violation on June 7 in Holmdel, New Jersey. 

Prosecutor's spokesman Christopher Swendeman told the New York Post that Gooden had been pulled over for driving too slowly on a highway and for failing to maintain the lane.

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MLB Suspends Odubel Herrera For The Rest Of The Season

Jul 6, 2019 1:30 AM

Major League Baseball has suspended Philadelphia Phillies outfielder Odúbel Herrera for the rest of the season for violating MLB's joint domestic violence, sexual assault and child abuse policy.

Herrera won't appeal the decision, according to MLB. His unpaid suspension will be retroactive to June 24 and will cover 85 regular-season games and any postseason games that his club might play in 2019.

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