Nationals outfielder Jayson Werth has been sentenced to 10 days in jail for his reckless driving charge in Virginia.
The 35-year-old Werth was pulled over in July while going 105 mph in a 55 mph zone. Werth was given a 180 day sentence with 170 of the days suspended. He is expected to serve only five days of the sentence while also losing his license for six months.
BREAKING: @Nationals Jayson Werth sentenced to serve 10 days in jail, 170 days suspended and lost of license in reckless driving conviction
— Julie Carey (@JulieCareyNBC) December 5, 2014
Werth hit .292/.394/.455 with 16 hom runs, 37 doubles and 85 runs scored during 147 games this past season for the Nationals. He was 9-of-10 in stolen base attempts. His jail time will have no impact on him being ready for the start of spring training.