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Duffy placed on probation for DUI

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KANSAS CITY -- Royals left-hander Danny Duffy pled guilty to driving under the influence in a Kansas City suburb last summer, and he has been placed on probation, according to a report in The Kansas City Star on Tuesday.

A city official in the suburb of Overland Park, Kan., told the newspaper that Duffy entered the plea last Thursday, was fined $1,220 and must avoid alcohol for a year, per the probation.

KANSAS CITY -- Royals left-hander Danny Duffy pled guilty to driving under the influence in a Kansas City suburb last summer, and he has been placed on probation, according to a report in The Kansas City Star on Tuesday.

A city official in the suburb of Overland Park, Kan., told the newspaper that Duffy entered the plea last Thursday, was fined $1,220 and must avoid alcohol for a year, per the probation.

Duffy was cited for DUI on Aug. 27 in the drive-through lane of an Overland Park restaurant.

Duffy, 29, has four years left on a five-year, $65 million deal and has been the subject of several trade rumors this offseason as the Royals look to conduct a rebuild.

Jeffrey Flanagan has covered the Royals since 1991, and for MLB.com since 2015. Follow him on Twitter @FlannyMLB.

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