KISSIMMEE, FL (AP) - Police in Florida say a minor league pitcher in the Atlanta Braves farm system has been charged with two prostitution-related misdemeanors after a sting conducted not far from the team's spring training facility.
Right-handed pitcher Deunte Heath bonded out of jail Friday. Kissimmee police spokeswoman Stacie Miller says the 24-year-old ballplayer was arrested Thursday night when he allegedly responded to Internet prostitution ads and agreed to pay $75 for a sex act.
Braves spokesman Brad Hainje says he is unable to comment until he has more information.
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