Texas Rangers Hall of Fame Pitcher Wetteland Charged With Sex Abuse
Former major league pitcher John Wetteland has been arrested in Texas and charged with continuous sex abuse of a child under age 14.
Denton County jail records show Wetteland was arrested Monday and freed on $25,000 bond. No attorney was immediately listed to speak for the 52-year-old Wetteland, who lives in Trophy Club, 25 miles northwest of Dallas.
Further details on the investigation weren't immediately available. The Denton County district attorney's office didn't immediately return a message Tuesday.
Wetteland was MVP of the 1996 World Series with the New York Yankees. He's a member of the Texas Rangers Hall of Fame.
The All-Star closer was 48-45 with 330 saves and a 2.93 ERA from 1989-2000, also playing for Montreal and the Dodgers.
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