Report: Yankees top prospect Mason Williams arrested for DUI
Yankees outfield prospect Mason Williams is likely facing legal troubles after being arrested in Florida on charges of driving under the influence.
Outfielder Mason Williams, who's generally regarded as the top prospect in the Yankees' farm system, was arrested in Florida early Thursday morning on charges of DUI. Mark Feinsand of the New York Daily News tweets further details:
Mason Williams arrested in Tampa early Thursday for DUI. Breath tests were under legal limit of .08, but he failed field sobriety tests.— Mark Feinsand (@FeinsandNYDN) April 25, 2013
Coming into this season, the 21-year-old former fourth-rounder was tabbed by Baseball America as the 32nd-best prospect in all of baseball. This season, Williams is off to a .271/.400/.371 start at High-A Tampa. Across parts of four minor-league seasons, Williams, a center fielder, owns an OPS of .823 to go with 51 steals in 80 attempts.