Derek Lowe Arrested For DUI

Adam BernacchioAnalyst IIIApril 29, 2011

WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 31:  Starting pitcher Derek Lowe #32 of the Atlanta Braves pitches against the Washington Nationals at Nationals Park on March 31, 2011 in Washington, DC.  (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)
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Update:  Derek Lowe must have allegedly been motivated by the Fast & The Furious series when he was racing another driver down Peachtree Road in Atlanta. Cops pulled him over and ultimately arrested and charged him with DUI.  Here is his mug shot courtesy of the Atlanta Department of Corrections:

Original Post, 4/29/2011: Atlanta Braves RHP Derek Lowe was arrested late Thursday night for driving under the influence according to the Atlanta Journal Constitution. Lowe was stopped around 10 p.m. on Peachtree Road at Rumson Road.

I just don’t understand how a guy who is making $15 million this year and was probably getting free drinks all night, can’t call a car service—which will most likely be free of charge as well—to get home.

Lowe is scheduled to start Sunday against the St. Louis Cardinals.

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