TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - Houston Astros' outfielder Jordan Schafer has
been arrested in Florida and charged with felony possession of
According to an arrest report from the Hillsborough County
Sheriff's office, Schafer was arrested early Tuesday morning in
Tampa after a traffic stop and was released on a $2,000 cash bond.
The 25-year-old Schafer was acquired from Atlanta as part of the
trade for Michael Bourn in July. He hit .245 with one home run, six
RBIs and seven stolen bases in 30 games for Houston after the
trade. He appeared in 52 games with a .240 average and 15 stolen
bases for the Braves this season.
The Astros declined to comment on Schafer's arrest.