ATLANTA (AP) — New York Mets announcer Ron Darling says he will have surgery next week to remove a "large mass in my chest" and hopes to return to the broadcast booth in May.
NEW YORK (AP) — Lenny Dykstra has sued former New York Mets teammate Ron Darling, St. Martin's Press and Macmillan Publishing Group over a passage in the pitcher's new book accusing the outfielder...
Lenny Dykstra admits he ran illegal rooming home
LINDEN, N.J. (AP) — Former baseball star Lenny Dykstra has pleaded guilty to illegally renting out rooms in a New Jersey house owned by his corporation.
Charges dropped against former MLB star Lenny Dykstra
ELIZABETH, N.J. (AP) — A judge has dropped drug and terroristic threat charges filed against former Major League baseball player Lenny Dykstra after an altercation with an Uber driver.
Former MLB star Dykstra pleads not guilty to threat charge
ELIZABETH, N.J. (AP) — Ex-Major League Baseball player Lenny Dykstra pleaded not guilty Monday to drug and terroristic threat charges stemming from an altercation with an Uber driver.
The three-time All-Star, who played 12 seasons in the majors and was a member of the New York Mets' 1986 championship team, told reporters as he left the courthouse he would "let the process handle itself and the truth will come out."
Court date set for Lenny Dykstra on threat, drug charges
ELIZABETH, N.J. (AP) — A court date has been set for former Major League Baseball player Lenny Dykstra to face drug and threat charges.
Dykstra is scheduled to appear before a judge in Elizabeth on Oct. 22.
The three-time All-Star and member of the New York Mets' 1986 championship team was indicted this week in connection with an incident involving an Uber driver in May.
Former MLB star Lenny Dykstra indicted for drugs, threats
A grand jury in New Jersey indicted former baseball star Lenny Dykstra on drug and other charges stemming from an altercation with an Uber driver in May.
The indictment handed up Tuesday charges the former Major League Baseball all-star with cocaine and methamphetamine possession, and making terroristic threats.
All three are third-degree crimes and punishable by up to five years in prison.
Lenny Dykstra says Uber driver kidnapped him
NEW YORK (AP) — Lenny Dykstra says an Uber driver kidnapped him last month in New Jersey in an incident that led to criminal charges against the former baseball star.
At a news conference Friday in New York, Dykstra told reporters the driver threatened him after Dykstra asked to change the trip's destination, then locked the car's doors and sped up so Dykstra couldn't exit the car. Dykstra said he called 911.
LINDEN, N.J. (AP) — Former baseball star Lenny Dykstra put a gun to the head of an Uber driver when the driver declined to change the trip's destination, police said the driver told them Wednesday.
Dykstra was arrested early Wednesday outside Linden police headquarters after the driver stopped and ran out of the car. Police said they found cocaine, MDMA and marijuana among Dykstra's belongings, but didn't find a weapon.
Cardinals send LHP Jaime Garcia to Braves for 3 prospects
ATLANTA (AP) — The Atlanta Braves made another move in the dramatic offseason retooling of their rotation on Thursday by acquiring left-hander Jaime Garcia from the St. Louis Cardinals.
The Cardinals got a trio of prospects, including second baseman Luke Dykstra, the son of former All-Star Lenny Dykstra. The Cardinals also landed right-handers John Gant and Chris Ellis.