Yanks executive charged with DUI

A top New York Yankees executive was charged with driving under the influence in Tampa.

Hillsborough County Jail reports show that Mark Newman, the Yankees’ senior vice president of baseball operations, was arrested Monday night. He reportedly refused to take a blood-alcohol test. He was released several hours later on $500 bail.

The Yankees released a statement Tuesday night saying the team is taking the situation seriously and is looking into the matter.

Newman did not respond to a message left on his cell phone by The Associated Press.

Jail records did not list an attorney.