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Report: Coco Crisp Arrested for DUI last night

Coco Crisp

Oakland Athletics center fielder Coco Crisp catches a fly ball hit by Kansas City Royals’ Jarrod Dyson during the fifth inning of a baseball game Wednesday, Sept. 15, 2010, in Kansas City, Mo. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)


CSN Bay Area is reporting that A’s outfielder Coco Crisp was arrested for DUI last night.

There aren’t any details at the moment apart from the fact that he was driving his Rolls Royce at the time of his arrest, so you know, he was inconspicuous. The buzz in the press box is that the team will be announcing something soon, but right now the PR guy’s door is closed and the players and coaches are down on the field taking batting practice and aren’t talking.

Because the clubhouse was closed this morning -- for the lecture from MLB security about substance abuse and stuff, natch -- I’m not sure if Crisp is at the ballpark today (UPDATE: Susan Slusser says that Crisp is here and is taking BP). I’ll sniff around some more and update as anything new is learned.

UPDATE: The team has released a statement. It’s basically a no-comment. Crisp was not scheduled to be in the lineup today, so we probably won’t be getting anything else about this today.