Dukes apologizes to team for recent 'distraction'
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- Troubled Tampa Bay outfielder Elijah Dukes apologized Tuesday for allegations contained in a published report revealing his estranged wife sought a restraining order after being threatened by the 22-year-old rookie.
Dukes spoke briefly before Tuesday night's game against the
Detroit Tigers and initially bungled remarks that were not prepared
in advance when he mistakenly apologized "to the organization for
sticking with me in a situation ...
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