Giants Outfielder Cameron Maybin Responds to Spring Training DUI Arrest

Giants outfielder Cameron Maybin apologized Wednesday for his actions that led to being arrested and charged on suspicion of driving under the influence on Friday in Scottsdale. 

"I take a lot of pride in how I carry myself and how I conduct myself," Maybin said to reporters. "So I'm very disappointed about the situation. I can't talk too much about the details of how it went but I was extremely cooperative and extremely respectful."

Maybin's arrest became public on Tuesday, but he made it clear he immediately made the Giants aware of the situation. 

"The day I got in, as soon as I got in I came to (Bruce Bochy) and let him know what happened," Maybin said. "I let Farhan (Zaidi) know the same day. I actually called him early that morning and let him know about the situation.

"I didn't waste any time, I wanted to make sure I was completely honest about the situation."

The 31-year-old was arrested at 2:22 a.m. when an officer saw him driving 55 in a 35-mph speed zone. Maybin took a breath test that showed a .142 blood-alcohol content, which is above Arizona's legal limit of .08. 

Maybin wasn't in the Giants' lineup later on Friday, though he did play against the Rockies on Saturday and the Dodgers on Sunday. The veteran has started slow at the plate this spring, and is now batting .105 in seven games. 

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The Giants signed Maybin to a minor league contract in February. He said Bochy and Zaidi both told him the arrest will not affect his standing on making the team, and he's expected to backup Steven Duggar in center field.

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