Thief breaks into player's vehicle
EAST MANATEE -- For the second time in less than a week, authorities say, thieves have targeted a major league baseball player's vehicle.
The latest burglary and theft happened sometime after 10 p.m. Thursday in the 6300 block of Rosefinch Court at the Summerfield Hollow condominiums, according to Manatee County sheriff's reports.
That's where Ray Olmedo, shortstop and second baseman with the Cincinnati Reds, is living. Olmedo, 24, could not be reached for comment, and authorities did not immediately identify what was stolen from his vehicle.
Last week, Tampa Bay Devil Rays pitcher Casey Fossum woke up at his new house in Heritage Harbour, in East Manatee, and saw teammate Scott Kazmir's Cadillac Escalade up on concrete blocks. Someone jacked up the sport utility vehicle and stole its wheels, authorities said.