Ex-Firebird Cody Kukuk arrested

Former Free State High baseball star Cody Kukuk was arrested for driving under the influence, a misdemeanor traffic offense, Monday morning in Fort Myers, Fla., according to the Lee County Sheriff’s Department.

Kukuk, 19, was booked at 4:44 a.m. and bonded out at 10:25 a.m., a spokesman said.

Kukuk, selected by the Boston Red Sox in the seventh round of last June’s draft, signed an $800,000 bonus in August. Kukuk had signed a letter of intent to play baseball at Kansas University but opted to go directly to professional baseball.