Mark Grace arrested for DUI, takes indefinite leave of absence from Diamondbacks

The Arizona Republic

Both suspended Daron Sutton (l) and Mark Grace are now out of the Diamondbacks TV booth.

Diamondbacks television analyst Mark Grace is taking a leave of absence from the broadcast booth one day after he was arrested by Scottsdale Police Thursday night on DUI.

The team announced the move Friday afternoon, saying in a statement that Grace “requested an indefinite leave of absence to seek personal assistance. Due to the nature of Grace’s request, the team will have no further comment on the matter at this time.”

Grace was arrested by a Scottsdale Police officer at approximately 9 p.m. Thursday night according to Sgt. Mark Clark.



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