Rockies Pitcher Charged with Florida DUI in Tampa

Luis Vizcaino, relief pitcher for the Denver Rockies baseball team, was arrested for driving under the influence in Tampa, Florida. Vizcaino was spotted driving 71 mph in a 45 zone around 1:30 am Monday morning. When officers initiated a traffic stop, he abruptly stopped his red Cadillac sedan in the outside lane. Police detected alcohol and Vizcaino admitted to having consumed two alcoholic drinks. His blood alcohol content registered .084% and .087% after two breath tests. The legal limit for intoxication in the state of Florida is .080%. He was booked on charges of Florida DUI at the Hillsborough County Jail.

Vizcaino is from the Dominican Republic, and he resides in St. Petersburg. He has a career record of 34-27 with a 4.34 ERA. He has pitched for six teams during his 10-year career. Last December, Vizcaino signed a two year, $2 million contract with the Rockies.

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