Colorado Rockies highly regarded pitching prospect Drew Pomeranz, who many consider to be a future star, was arrested on charges of disturbing the peace over the weekend for an incident that happened at a bar.
The 5th overall selection in last years draft by the Cleveland Indians was arrested at 1:25 AM but no other details have been released. Pomeranz was traded to the Rockies along with another former first round selection and other prospects for Ubaldo Jimenez.
The Rockies released the following statement regarding the arrest:
"We have been in contact with Drew and his representatives and we will continue to gather more information Both Drew and our organization understand the serious nature of the situation."