Reports: Ex-pitcher Wetteland arrested on child sex abuse charge

Former All-Star pitcher John Wetteland was arrested Monday on a child sex abuse charge, multiple outlets are reporting, citing court records.The former closer is accused of sexually abusing a child under the age of 14, according to the reports.The Bartonville Police Department had a warrant for Wetteland’s arrest and the Denton County Sheriff’s Office arrested Wetteland, who posted $25,000 bond and was released, according to reports.Wetteland, whose residence is listed in Trophy Club, Texas, retired after the 2000 season, having finished his career with the Texas Rangers, who inducted him into their team Hall of Fame in 2005.Wetteland, 52, amassed 330 saves over the course of his 12-year career that started with the Los Angeles Dodgers. He also pitched for the Montreal Expos and the New York Yankees before moving on to Texas in 1997. Wetteland notched a career-high 43 saves three different years.