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Brien Taylor sentenced to prison

Updated: November 7, 2012, 7:09 PM ET
ESPN.com news services

NEW BERN, N.C. -- Former New York Yankees pitching prospect Brien Taylor has been sentenced to 38 months in prison after pleading guilty in August to distributing crack cocaine.

The 40-year-old Taylor told U.S. District Court Judge Louise W. Flanagan during Wednesday's sentencing hearing that he was sorry for causing so much pain to his family and his five daughters.

At the time of Taylor's March 1 arrest, the Carteret County Sheriff's Office said its undercover narcotic ...

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