Dykstra sues ex-Mets teammate Darling, alleges defamation

Former New York Mets outfielder Lenny Dykstra has sued ex-teammate Ron Darling, alleging defamation over comments Darling made about him in his new book.TMZ Sports reported Tuesday that the lawsuit was filed in New York. Dykstra wants Darling to pay damages for “defamation and intentional infliction of emotional distress.”Dykstra, 56, also wants a judicial injunction to keep further copies of the book from being sold.Darling has stood by an allegation he made in his book that Dykstra shouted racial slurs at Boston Red Sox pitcher Dennis “Oil Can” Boyd in the 1986 World Series.

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