Red Sox pitcher Jenks faces DUI charges in Florida

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FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) -- Authorities say Boston Red Sox relief pitcher Bobby Jenks has been arrested on charges of driving under the influence.

The Lee County Sheriff's Office says a deputy saw Jenks' SUV driving erratically early Friday in Fort Myers. Jenks has been released on bail.

An arrest report says Jenks told the deputy he had taken "too many muscle relaxers." The deputy said Jenks was shaking uncontrollably and had a difficult time speaking.

The report says Jenks also told the deputy he hit another car at a strip club. The deputy found a small amount of damage on his bumper.

The sheriff's office says the club's bouncer saw Jenks drive into a pickup truck in the parking lot before driving off.

Jenks faces DUI charges and a hit-and-run charge. Red Sox officials said they were aware of Jenks' arrest but declined further comment.