Former Rays player arrested on warrants

Former Rays player arrested on warrants

TAMPA, Fla., Jan. 22 (UPI) -- Elijah Dukes, who played for the Tampa Bay Rays and Washington Nationals, has been arrested in Tampa, Fla., for failure to appear in court, jail records show.
Dukes jailed on battery charges

Dukes jailed on battery charges

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., March 3 (UPI) -- Elijah Dukes, a former Tampa Bay Rays outfielder, was being held in jail without bail on charges of aggravated battery of a pregnant woman, officials said.
Elijah Dukes released by Nationals

Elijah Dukes released by Nationals

VIERA, Fla., March 17 (UPI) -- Outfielder Elijah Dukes was released Wednesday by the Washington Nationals, the team said.

Report: Fine against Dukes being paid

WASHINGTON, April 22 (UPI) -- A $500 team fine against Washington outfielder Elijah Dukes will be paid from a fundraiser by the Great Falls (Va.) Little League, The Washington Post said.

Nationals' Cordero, Dukes set for surgery

WASHINGTON, July 8 (UPI) -- Washington Nationals relief pitcher Chad Cordero and outfielder Elijah Dukes are scheduled to have surgery this week.

MLB: Cincinnati 3, Washington 2

CINCINNATI, July 5 (UPI) -- Brandon Phillips hit an RBI single in the bottom of the ninth Saturday to boost the Cincinnati Reds over Washington 3-2.

MLB: Cincinnati 3, Washington 0

CINCINNATI, July 4 (UPI) -- Ken Griffey Jr.'s 604th career home run Friday propelled Cincinnati to a 3-0 victory against Washington.

MLB: Cincinnati 5, Washington 3

CINCINNATI, July 3 (UPI) -- Brandon Phillips had three hits and three RBI Thursday to rally the Cincinnati Reds past the Washington Nationals 5-3.

MLB: Washington 9, Florida 6

MIAMI, July 1 (UPI) -- Ronnie Belliard hit a grand slam homer Tuesday to secure a 9-6 Washington Nationals victory over the Florida Marlines.

MLB: Florida 6, Washington 5 (10 innings)

MIAMI, June 30 (UPI) -- Josh Willingham hit a lead-off home run in the bottom of the 10th inning Monday to hand the Florida Marlins a 6-5 victory over the Washington Nationals.

MLB: Washington 4, Baltimore 2

WASHINGTON, June 27 (UPI) -- Kory Casto put Washington in front with a pinch-hit double in the seventh Friday and the Nationals held on to defeat Baltimore 4-2.

MLB: Washington 5, LA Angels 4

WASHINGTON, June 25 (UPI) -- A one-out single in the ninth by Jesus Flores delivered Elijah Dukes from second Wednesday, giving Washington a 5-4 win over the Los Angeles Angels.

MLB: LA Angels 8, Washington 3

WASHINGTON, June 24 (UPI) -- Mike Napoli had a homer, a double and three RBI Tuesday to lead the Los Angeles Angels to an 8-3 victory over the Washington Nationals.

MLB: Texas 13, Washington 3

WASHINGTON, June 21 (UPI) -- Ramon Vazquez had three hits and three RBI Saturday to lead the Texas Rangers' 13-3 rout at Washington.

MLB: Washington 4, Texas 3 (14 inn.)

WASHINGTON, June 21 (UPI) -- Elijah Dukes singled in the winning run in the 14th inning with his fifth hit of the game Friday, giving Washington a 4-3 victory over Texas.
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Elijah Dukes
Washington Nationals' out fielder Elijah Dukes makes his way back to the dugout during the third inning against the Florida Marlins at Nationals Park in Washington on May 11, 2008. (UPI Photo/Kevin Dietsch)

Elijah David Dukes, Jr. (born June 26, 1984 in Homestead, Florida) is an American professional baseball player. A right-handed outfielder, he currently plays for the Newark Bears.

Dukes attended Hillsborough High School in Tampa, Florida his junior and senior years, after spending his first two years of high school at Jefferson High School, C. Leon King High School, and George D. Chamberlain High School. He lettered for all four years in football and baseball and two years in basketball and track. In football, as a junior, he started at both tailback and middle linebacker, was named a Class 3A All-State selection as a linebacker, and rushed for over a thousand yards on offense. His Hillsborough Terriers made the state regional football semifinals during his junior year, and the quarterfinals his senior year. After finishing his high school career, he signed a national letter of intent to play football for North Carolina State University.

Dukes was drafted by the Devil Rays in the third round of the 2002 Major League Baseball Draft.

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