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Rangers reliever Jeremy Jeffress charged with DWI in Dallas

Texas Rangers reliever Jeremy Jeffress, twice suspended in the minor leagues for violating drug rules, was away from the team Friday following his overnight arrest in Dallas on a drunken driving charge.

The club placed Jeffress on the restricted list before a game against Cleveland, but general manager Jon Daniels said he expected the former Milwaukee closer acquired in a trade Aug. 1 to be back with the team Saturday.

Daniels said the AL West leaders were exploring the matter while Dallas police and Major League Baseball also conducted investigations.

"I'm glad no one was hurt from it," Daniels said. "I don't want to minimize the severity of what...

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