John Wetteland arrested
New York Yankees pitcher John Wetteland celebrates the final out against the Baltimore Orioles during Game 5 of the American League Championship Series Sunday, Oct. 13, 1996 at Oriole Park at Camden Yards in Baltimore. The Yankees defeated the Orioles 6-4 to clinch the pennant. (AP Photo/Roberto Borea)

According to sources, former major league closer John Wetteland, has been arrested on child sex abuse charges in Denton County, Texas.

The former Rangers, Yankees, Expos and Dodgers pitcher is accused of sexually abusing a child under the age of 14, records show. He was booked into the Denton County Jail on Monday. His bond was set at $25,000. Records show he was released from jail on Monday.

The Bartonville Police Department had a warrant for Wetteland’s arrest. On Monday, the Denton County Sheriff’s Office arrested Wetteland.

MFST will be updating this story as new details emerge.

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