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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 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.
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.
Outfielder Elijah Dukes was released Wednesday by the Washington Nationals, the team said.
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.
Washington Nationals relief pitcher Chad Cordero and outfielder Elijah Dukes are scheduled to have surgery this week.
Brandon Phillips hit an RBI single in the bottom of the ninth Saturday to boost the Cincinnati Reds over Washington 3-2.
Ken Griffey Jr.'s 604th career home run Friday propelled Cincinnati to a 3-0 victory against Washington.
Brandon Phillips had three hits and three RBI Thursday to rally the Cincinnati Reds past the Washington Nationals 5-3.
Ronnie Belliard hit a grand slam homer Tuesday to secure a 9-6 Washington Nationals victory over the Florida Marlines.
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.