Werth Gets Clocked Doing 105 MPH in 55 Zone

by Jason Epstein

Via Adam Kilgore of the Washington Post: Jayson Werth’s shoulder may be giving him some discomfort, but his right foot appears to be on fire:

Nationals right fielder Jayson Werth was pulled over in early July and charged with reckless driving for going 105 mph in a 55-mph zone, according to a case file on the Fairfax County General District Court Web site.

Werth was charged with a misdemeanor for the incident, which occurred July 6, according to the file. Werth originally had a hearing scheduled for Aug. 8, but the case has been continued until Nov. 12.

“The Washington Nationals have been in communication with right fielder Jayson Werth regarding this situation for multiple weeks,” a Nationals spokesperson said in an e-mailed statement. “Jayson is cooperating with the authorities. As it is an ongoing legal matter, the team has no further comment.”

Maybe a grizzled veteran can take aside the impressionable 35-year-old corner outfielder and . . . oh, wait, never mind.

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