|Mar. 25 3:37 PM PT4:37 PM MT5:37 PM CT6:37 PM ET18:37 ET22:37 GMT6:37 CST3:37 PM MST5:37 PM EST6:07 PM VEN2:37 UAE (+1)5:37 PM CT-Jenks has apologized for "distractions" caused by his arrest in Florida on charges of driving under the influence. a statement Sunday, the Red Sox pitcher said he is embarrassed and apologized to his teammates and the Red Sox for distractions he said he may have caused. Jenks added that he will not comment further.
Analysis: Jenks was arrested Friday after a sheriff's deputy saw his SUV driving erratically in Fort Myers, Fla. Jenks was released on bail. An arrest report says Jenks told the deputy he took "too many muscle relaxers." The deputy said Jenks was shaking uncontrollably and had a difficult time speaking. The report says Jenks also told the deputy he hit another car at a strip club. The deputy found some damage on his bumper.
|Mar. 23 11:46 AM PT12:46 PM MT1:46 PM CT2:46 PM ET14:46 ET18:46 GMT2:46 CST11:46 AM MST1:46 PM EST2:16 PM VEN22:46 UAE12:46 PM CT-Jenks has been arrested on charges of driving under the influence. The Lee County Sheriff's Office says a deputy saw Jenks' SUV driving erratically early Friday in Fort Myers. Jenks has been released on bail.
Analysis: An arrest report says Jenks told the deputy he had taken "too many muscle relaxers." The deputy said Jenks was shaking uncontrollably and had a difficult time speaking. The report says Jenks also told the deputy he hit another car at a strip club. The deputy found a small amount of damage on his bumper. The sheriff's office says the club's bouncer saw Jenks drive into a pickup truck in the parking lot before driving off
|June 22 6:41 PM PT7:41 PM MT8:41 PM CT9:41 PM ET21:41 ET1:41 GMT9:41 CST6:41 PM MST8:41 PM EST9:11 PM VEN5:41 UAE (+1)8:41 PM CT-Jenks had the surgery on his back at Massachusetts General Hospital on Dec. 12, but serious complications from that procedure led to an emergency follow-up surgery on Dec. 30 in Scottsdale, Ariz., near his home.
Analysis: Jenks is not certain what went wrong in the first surgery, but a potentially life-threatening infection developed. Fortunately, he's back in camp with the Red Sox, and eager to move forward. In 2011, the first of a two-year, $12 million contract with Boston, Jenks was limited by several ailments, including a right biceps strain, left back tightness, and a pulmonary embolism. He finished with just 19 appearances, 15 2-3 innings, a record of 2-2 and an ERA of 6.32.