Baseball for the Thinking Fan

Login | Register | Feedback

btf_logo
You are here > Home > Baseball Newsstand > Baseball Primer Newsblog > Discussion
Baseball Primer Newsblog
— The Best News Links from the Baseball Newsstand

Friday, May 08, 2009

Mets player Angel Pagan arrested for traffic violations in Martin County

“Pagan baby, take me for a ride”

New York Mets baseball player Angel Pagan has been arrested for traffic violations, according to Florida Highway Patrol arrest report.

On Thursday troopers stopped Pagan, 27, for speeding on Interstate 95 when during a license check deputies learned he was driving on a suspended license and had several warrants, the report states.

The report did not say how fast Pagan was traveling. He is rehabbing from elbow surgery at the Mets facility in Port St. Lucie.

Pagan had a valid Arizona’s license but also has a suspended Florida license for not paying a traffic fine on June 15, 2005 in St. Lucie County, the report states. Pagan was on the disabled list following surgery to have a bone spur removed from right elbow. He is rehabbing from elbow surgery at the Mets facility in Port St. Lucie.

Also, he had a failure to appear traffic summons on Oct. 22 in Martin County and a Martin County warrant for failure to appear for driving while license is suspended, the report states.

Repoz Posted: May 08, 2009 at 05:04 AM | 8 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
  Tags: mets

Reader Comments and Retorts

Go to end of page

Statements posted here are those of our readers and do not represent the BaseballThinkFactory. Names are provided by the poster and are not verified. We ask that posters follow our submission policy. Please report any inappropriate comments.

   1. Rich Rifkin I Posted: May 08, 2009 at 05:32 AM (#3170296)
I liked the last part of this story:
New York Mets baseball player Angel Pagan has been arrested for traffic violations, according to Florida Highway Patrol arrest report. ... Pagan told officers he was not worried about the arrest, as he has many gods looking out for him at the moment.
   2. Lassus Posted: May 08, 2009 at 05:48 AM (#3170310)
Pagan told officers he was not worried about the arrest, as he has many gods looking out for him at the moment.

Mithras, Chernobog, and Tiwaz.
   3. He who brought the butter dish to Balshazar (CoB) Posted: May 08, 2009 at 05:54 AM (#3170312)
i'll drive a hundred miles an hour, as long as i've got the almighty power, sitting on the dashboard of my car ...
   4. Rich Rifkin I Posted: May 08, 2009 at 05:59 AM (#3170315)
Two Florida Highway Patrol officers once pulled over this guy, too, for traffic violations. However, they released him immediately and he was never charged. The officers refused to explain why. Both quit the force the next day and joined the seminary, which was weird for cops named Silverberg and Schwartz.
   5. Hugh Jorgan Posted: May 08, 2009 at 06:28 AM (#3170328)
It really is gold isn't it? His name is the ironical Angel Pagan and he's being looked after by his many gods....seriously you just can't make this stuff up.
   6. BeanoCook Posted: May 08, 2009 at 08:32 AM (#3170359)
I'm betting Angel has a sense of humor and was only joking.
   7. Chris in Wicker Park Posted: May 08, 2009 at 10:16 AM (#3170366)
Well, this insightful commentary has lead to me getting a banner ad for the Book of Mormon. Well played. Also, Tix Nix to fight my ticket. And for a discount David Wright jersey.
   8. Pasta-diving Jeter (jmac66) Posted: May 08, 2009 at 10:51 AM (#3170369)
any relation to Jose?

EDIT: when Alvin Dark was manager of the Giants, he actually called Jose "PAY-gun" as opposed to pa-GAHN, which is how everyone else pronounciated it

You must be Registered and Logged In to post comments.

 

 

<< Back to main

News

All News | Prime News

Old-School Newsstand


BBTF Partner

Support BBTF

donate

Thanks to
Randy Jones
for his generous support.

Bookmarks

You must be logged in to view your Bookmarks.

Hot Topics

NewsblogIf we nibble around the edges, we can make this OMNICHATTER last, for July 25, 2017
(106 - 12:44am, Jul 26)
Last: the Hugh Jorgan returns

NewsblogTexas Rangers Reaction sees 3,000 in Beltre's near future | Fort Worth Star-Telegram
(16 - 12:41am, Jul 26)
Last: Joyful Calculus Instructor

NewsblogHeyman | Mets Likely To Promote Shortstop Amed Rosario Soon
(5 - 12:40am, Jul 26)
Last: the Hugh Jorgan returns

NewsblogOTP 17 July 2017: Love is baseball, family. Keep the politics out
(1875 - 12:37am, Jul 26)
Last: cmd600

NewsblogOT-NBA off season thread
(1472 - 11:40pm, Jul 25)
Last: Fancy Pants with a clinging marmoset on his Handle

NewsblogKen Rosenthal - Cubs and Verlander
(32 - 11:27pm, Jul 25)
Last: Walt Davis

Gonfalon CubsWhat a difference a week makes
(56 - 10:49pm, Jul 25)
Last: Meatwad

NewsblogJose Altuve continues torrid July in Astros win over Phillies - Houston Chronicle
(33 - 10:10pm, Jul 25)
Last: Ziggy: The Platonic Form of Russell Branyan

NewsblogOT: Summer Soccer Thread 2017
(187 - 9:58pm, Jul 25)
Last: He who brought the butter dish to Balshazar (CoB)

NewsblogOT: Wrestling Thread November 2014
(2021 - 9:50pm, Jul 25)
Last: 2 dudes are better than STIGGLES; i'm both of em

NewsblogTexas Rangers ready to move ace Yu Darvish in 'right deal'
(10 - 8:37pm, Jul 25)
Last: LA Podcasting Hombre of Anaheim

NewsblogRoyals Acquire Cahill, Maurer, Buchter from Padres
(18 - 7:45pm, Jul 25)
Last: Shibal

NewsblogMets giving sizzling rookie a shot in Zack Wheeler’s place | New York Post
(6 - 7:24pm, Jul 25)
Last: Russlan thinks deGrom is da bomb

NewsblogYoan Moncada tops 2017 midseason Prospect list | MLB.com
(2 - 7:07pm, Jul 25)
Last: Walt Davis

Hall of MeritMost Meritorious Player: 2006 Ballot
(2 - 6:55pm, Jul 25)
Last: John (You Can Call Me Grandma) Murphy

Page rendered in 0.3032 seconds
47 querie(s) executed