Elijah Dukes faces a misdemeanor charge for violating a restraining order that barred him from contact with his estranged wife and children. If convicted, Dukes faces a maximum penalty of a year in jail.
St. Petersburg Times
Here's the latest sign that Dukes probably isn't in Tampa Bay's long-term plans. The Trib's Marc Lancaster pointed out that newly added reliever Dan Wheeler requested and received No. 35 -- Dukes' old number -- when he arrived.