Royals P Danny Duffy Popped for DUI at Burger King

It’s been tough past couple of days for Royals lefty Danny Duffy. He was placed on the DL with elbow soreness this past Saturday after throwing a gem on Aug. 22, and now according to Sports Radio 810 HB, Duffy was arrested Sunday at a Burger King location in Overland Park:

According to Overland Park municipal court records, Duffy was charged with the violation at 7:35pm. The Royals lost at Cleveland 12-0 earlier in the day.

Duffy is scheduled for arraignment September 19 at 1:00pm. The Royals are scheduled to play in Toronto that night.

“Between the Lines” host Kevin Kietzman has further details on Duffy being passed out in his car at a drive thru:

According to Burger King employee, Duffy passed out in the drive through. They called cops to wake him.

— kevin kietzman (@kkwhb) August 29, 2017

Apparantly quite the ordeal for other diners in line behind him. At least one was asked by Duffy to jump into drivers seat to save him.

— kevin kietzman (@kkwhb) August 29, 2017

Employee says a worker at BK reached into his car and put it into park position. He passed out with foot on brake or neutral.

— kevin kietzman (@kkwhb) August 29, 2017

When Duffy heard sirens, he woke up and tried to get into passenger seat.

— kevin kietzman (@kkwhb) August 29, 2017

Duffy never made it to pickup window. Ran into window short of pickup while passing out. That's where his vehicle stopped.

— kevin kietzman (@kkwhb) August 29, 2017

Statement from Royals GM Dayton Moore:

Statement from Dayton Moore regarding Danny Duffy. pic.twitter.com/eT5mCzYXC6

— Kansas City Royals (@Royals) August 29, 2017