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Arizona Diamondbacks outfielder Yasmany Tomas was arrested in Phoenix on Thursday morning after police clocked him going 105 mph on a local freeway. He has been accused of reckless driving and criminal speeding.

Tomas was pulled over around 9:30 a.m. His 2015 Mercedes was impounded, and he was taken to a local jail. He was not found to be under the influence at the time.


The Diamondbacks issued a statement Thursday afternoon:

“We are very disappointed to learn of this news. We are still gathering facts, and will refrain from further comment at this time as this is a pending legal matter.”

Tomas, who signed a six-year, $68 million contract with the Diamondbacks out of Cuba in 2014, sat out most of last year with groin and core injuries.

[Arizona Republic]

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