Winston reinstated to Florida State baseball team

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FILE - In this March 2, 2014, file photo, Florida State relief pitcher Jameis Winston throws in the ninth inning of an NCAA college baseball game against Miami in Tallahassee, Fla. The Florida State baseball team has indefinitely suspended Heisman Trophy winner Jameis Winston, who is a relief pitcher for the Seminoles. Baseball coach Mike Martin said in a statement Wednesday, April 30, 2014, that Winston was issued a citation the night before, but he did not give specifics. The Leon County Sheriff's Office has declined comment. (AP Photo/Phil Sears, File)
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TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Jameis Winston has been reinstated to Florida State's baseball team after being suspended following a shoplifting incident, the school confirmed Sunday. The Heisman Trophy winner was issued a civil citation and entered a program that required 20 hours of community service.

The 20-year-old two-sport star is the closer on the baseball team and missed the three-game series against Minnesota this weekend. He was issued the citation last Tuesday after he walked out of a supermarket without paying for $32 worth of crab legs and crawfish. Baseball coach Mike Martin conferred with football coach Jimbo Fisher and decided to suspend Winston until he completed the community service.

The 6-foot-4, 235-pound Winston led Florida State football team to an undefeated season and a national championship. He leads the Seminoles with five saves.

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