Mets bullpen catcher Langill charged with DUI

Mets bullpen catcher Langill charged with DUI

Mets bullpen catcher Langill charged with DUI
LAKELAND, Fla. -- Mets general manager Sandy Alderson said the team will not take any action regarding the DUI arrest of bullpen catcher Eric Langill until there is a full investigation of the situation.

The incident occurred Sunday night after a team bowling event.

"Based on what I know at this point, he was involved in a single-car accident around 11:30 [p.m. ET]. At that point he was arrested for DUI and property damage, spent the night in local jail and has been released. At this point we don't have all the facts. We will be talking to Eric and trying to gather as many facts as we possibly can before we decide on any disposition," Alderson said.

"Obviously, we're very disappointed this happened."

Alderson expressed concern that the situation developed after one of the bonding nights that the Mets began last year. "However, I was at bowling night. I was here when it substantially concluded at 8:45. This incident occurred at approximately 11:30," he added. "So from that standpoint, there's a substantial time between when this official event ended and the incident occurred. Obviously, we want to make sure to the degree that we're having an official event that players and staff participating handle themselves properly."