Astros Schafer Arrested for Marijuana Possession

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.