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Former Major League baseball player Lenny Dykstra appears in Los Angeles Superior Court for an arraignment in San Fernando, California August 8, 2011. Dykstra is charged with 25 counts, including grand theft auto and possession of a controlled substance. REUTERS/Danny Moloshok

Lenny Dykstra sentenced to 3 years in prison

Former New York Mets outfielder Lenny Dykstra has been sentenced to three years in a California state prison in a grand theft auto case. Dykstra was sentenced Mar. 5 after a Los Angeles County Superior Court judge refused to allow him to withdraw a no-contest plea.