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Burgos to be jailed for three months out of concerns for his safety

Updated: October 10, 2008, 2:05 AM ET
Associated Press

NAGUA, Dominican Republic -- New York Mets pitcher Ambiorix Burgos will be jailed for three months while awaiting trial for a hit-and-run accident that killed two women.

The 24-year-old reliever told The Associated Press that a Dominican judge ordered him to remain behind bars Wednesday night out of concerns for his safety.

"I am going to come out of this fine because my conscience is clear, and I'm not worried this will affect my career because I haven't done anything," he ...

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