"Edgar Mercedes, the powerful Dominican trainer who represented Yoenis Cespedes and has been a part of some of baseball's most expensive international amateur signings, was arrested yesterday in the Dominican Republic on charges of smuggling Cuban players into the country."
"LANCASTER, SC (WBTV) - A Lancaster man has been arrested after police say he shot and killed a former Major League Baseball player near an elementary school early Tuesday morning.
According to the Lancaster Police Department, officers were called to the 600 block of North Market Street around 1:58 a.m. Tuesday morning to the report of a shooting. This is less than 1/5-mile away from Clinton Elementary School.
When officers arrived they found Danny Clyburn Junior lying in the front yard of a home. Clyburn was reportedly found unresponsive and suffering from a gunshot wound.
Emergency crews responded and determined that Clyburn had died from his injuries.
Clyburn is a former Major League Baseball player, where he played as an outfielder for the Tampa Bay Devil Rays and Baltimore Orioles."
Our thoughts and prayers to Clyburn's friends and family.
Source: WBTV News