Rangers' Jeffress reinstated following arrest on DWI charge

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) Texas Rangers reliever Jeremy Jeffress has been reinstated by Major League Baseball and joined the team Friday after being placed on the restricted list following an arrest on a drunken driving charge last month.

Jeffress was arrested Aug. 26., less than a month after being acquired in a trade with the Milwaukee Brewers before the Aug. 1 deadline.

The right-handed reliever was at an inpatient rehab clinic for a little more than three weeks, Rangers general manager Jon Daniels said.

Jeffress was also suspended twice in the minor leagues for violating baseball's drug rules.