DENVER, CO - SEPTEMBER 11: Starting pitcher Drew Pomeranz #47 of the Colorado Rockies delivers against the Cincinnati Reds at Coors Field on September 11, 2011 in Denver, Colorado. Pomeranz earned the win making his major league debut as the Rockies defeated the Reds 4-1.. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Colorado Rockies' Drew Pomeranz Has Disturbing The Peace Charges Dropped

Colorado Rockies pitcher Drew Pomeranz had his charges dismissed.

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Drew Pomeranz Arrest: Charges Dismissed Against Colorado Rockies Pitcher

Disturbing the peace charges against Colorado Rockies pitcher Drew Pomeranz -- stemming from an incident back in Oct. 2011 -- were dismissed on Friday. Pomeranz was arrested after leaving a bar in Oxford, MS, with friends on Oct. 14, 2011.

Today's legal decision removes an unwanted distraction for the 23-year-old who's being counted on to make the Rockies' rotation. Pomeranz went 2-1 with a 5.40 ERA last season in four September starts.

"Focused on baseball and looking forward to spring training," Pomeranz tweeted.

Pomeranz, who came to Colorado from Cleveland in the Ubaldo Jimenez deal, made for starts and pitched 18.3 innings for the Rockies in 2011.

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Pomeranz rose quickly through the minors after being drafted in 2010, and he was rated the No. 61 prospect by Baseball America prior to the 2011 season.

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Colorado Rockies Release Statement On Drew Pomeranz Arrest

The Colorado Rockies released a statement concerning the arrest of pitcher Drew Pomeranz on Friday morning (via Root Sports' Alanna Rizzo):

The Rockies organization is aware of the unfortunate incident involving Drew Pomeranz that took place in Oxford, Mississippi. We have been in contact with Drew and his representatives and we will continue to gather more information. Both Drew and our organization understand the serious nature of the situation.

No additional information has been released on Pomeranz's arrest other than the original disturbing the peace report.

For more on the Rockies, visit Purple Row.


Colorado Rockies' Drew Pomeranz Arrested

Colorado Rockies pitcher Drew Pomeranz has been arrested for disturbing the peace.

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