Browning held for nonpayment

SARASOTA, Fla. -- Cincinnati Reds minor-league pitching coach Tom Browning is being held on a charge of nonpayment of child support, according to jail records and the Sarasota County Sheriff's Office.

Browning, one of only 17 major-league pitchers to throw an official perfect game, was arrested on Friday and was being held on $99,008.36 bail -- a figure equal to the amount he owes. He was still in jail as of Monday night, according to media reports.

Browning joined the Reds as a special instructor in 2006 and has been a pitching coach in the team's farm system. In January he was named pitching coach of the Double-A Carolina Mudcats of the Southern League.

In 12 years in the majors, Browning went 123-90 with a 3.94 ERA. He threw his perfect game on Sept. 16, 1988, beating the Los Angeles Dodgers 1-0 in Cincinnati.

He also earned a win in Game 3 of the 1990 World Series, in which the Reds stunned the favored Oakland Athletics in a four-game sweep.

Information from The Associated Press was used in this report.