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Top KC prospect Starling caught drinking underage

Posted on: September 28, 2011 2:22 pm
Edited on: September 28, 2011 2:51 pm
 
Starling

By Evan Brunell

Top Royals prospect Bubba Starling, selected with the fifth pick overall in the 2011 amateur draft, has been cited for underage drinking along with two other Royals minor-leaguers on Sept. 24, the Kansas City Star reports.

The three players were pulled over during a random alcohol checkpoint following a football game between Arizona State and Southern California in Tempe, Ariz. Starling was a major recruit for Nebraska, who hoped to build a dynasty around Starling at quarterback before he signed a deal with K.C. that paid a $7.5 million bonus.

“The players involved, which included Bubba Starling, put themselves in jeopardy by having a drink and not being of legal age," GM Dayton Moore said in a statement. "It was not a good decision on their part.  We’re disappointed in their actions and we’ll deal with it internally.”

None of the three players were over the legal limit, but were under the legal age of 21. Two others were also in the car, but one was of age and one was the driver who recorded a 0.00 on the breathalyzer test. Currently, the legal limit is 0.08.

“It’s something most teenagers deal with, but we’re disappointed that they put themselves in this position," J.J. Picollo, the Royals’ assistant general manager for scouting and player development, said, adding that no major disciplinary action was expected. "They did show some sense of responsibility in having someone who wasn’t drinking do the driving. We try to educate our kids from the time they sign until they get to the big leagues in what it means to be a professional athlete and how to represent the organization

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hotmeuly
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Since: Dec 2, 2011
Posted on: December 7, 2011 6:19 pm
 

Top KC prospect Starling caught drinking underage

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Since: Apr 15, 2008
Posted on: September 29, 2011 12:21 am
 

Top KC prospect Starling caught drinking underage

LMFAO!!! What in the world are you smoking in your crack pipe because i sure want some

I also would have to disagree with you

And actually in Canada its 18
and in the PR its 16

So make sure when you wanna try to correct somebody make sure you look up the facts 1st
Because the more you try...The bigger the idiot your going to make yourself.

But i guess all Dolphin fans like to make an idiot out of themselfs though...They do it on the football field every Sunday. 
Your not too bright of a light bulb are you? 

You make yourself look an "idiot" when you argue about something without knowing the facts. I already knew before I commented I was right, but I did look it up just to be a 100% sure. You can't spell worth a damn, and you obviously have limited reading and googling skills.

Why would you want to smoke crack? your already dumb enough as it is.


The legal drinking age in Canada is the minimum age at which a person is allowed to buy and drink alcohol. The legal drinking age in Canada is determined by each province and territory in Canada.

The legal drinking age in the individual provinces and territories of Canada is

  • Alberta - 18
  • British Columbia - 19
  • Manitoba - 18
  • New Brunswick - 19
  • Newfoundland and Labrador - 19
  • Northwest Territories - 19
  • Nova Scotia - 19
  • Nunavut - 19
  • Ontario - 19
  • Prince Edward Island - 19
  • Quebec - 18
  • Saksatchewan - 19
  • Yukon Territory - 19






You shouldn't even be let outside, let alone be allowed to use a computer.



Since: Jul 29, 2009
Posted on: September 28, 2011 10:10 pm
 

Top KC prospect Starling caught drinking underage

Senor Pendejo. You're pulling in 8 mill a year? Bro; can you hook up a brother with a pedestrian 100K to drive you around town, wash your car, or water your lawn? I'll even take that witch of a wife you can't get rid of to some happy hours so you can pursue the "cream" of the strip club talent in your locale.



Since: Jul 29, 2009
Posted on: September 28, 2011 9:51 pm
 

Top KC prospect Starling caught drinking underage

Hey Husker 313; bro; it was a joke but I guess it fell on deaf ears. Just take your pounding in Madison this Saturday and look forward to the Alamo Bowl. Maybe you can get another shot @ Washington if all the cards fall right.



Since: Aug 26, 2011
Posted on: September 28, 2011 9:35 pm
 

Top KC prospect Starling caught drinking underage

I make 8 million a year can go to war vote be sentenced as an adult drive a car but hey you are not old enough to have a cocktail..... Please I love America but we are the biggest hipocrits


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Posted on: September 28, 2011 9:23 pm
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Since: Aug 7, 2008
Posted on: September 28, 2011 9:17 pm
 

Top KC prospect Starling caught drinking underage

Underage drinking? Starling would fit right in with Ohio State! Starling and anyone who drnks while underage. I'm sick and tired of reading comments from people here who think it's OK to give athletes a pass when they commit a crime. These are the same people who get upset when murderers and embezzelers go free. I'm sorry, but you cannot have it both ways. Either you arrest all lawbreakers or you release them all. You cannot selectively choose who gets punished and who does not.



Since: Dec 7, 2007
Posted on: September 28, 2011 7:59 pm
 

Top KC prospect Starling caught drinking underage

We have laws, laws need to be enforced. I don't agree an arrest was necessary, responsible driver, no one wasted or idiotic behavior. They should've been let go with a warning. But we have laws and they need to be enforced. But our border is open illegals are pouring across, some are felons some are worse. we have laws that need to be enforced. Hypocrits


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