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SEOUL — Disgraced former Orix BlueWave player Troy Neel is making news off the field again.

After hitting under .200 with the Doosan Bears in the Korean League last season, Neel now finds himself on the Texas 10 Most Wanted List for Deadbeat Dads allegedly owing over $220,000 in unpaid child support.

Neel, a member of the Oakland Athletics from 1992-94, played six seasons in Japan with the Orix BlueWave (1995-2000) and hit .264 with 136 home runs.

He led the Pacific League in home runs (32) and RBIs (111) in 1996 when the BlueWave won the Pacific League title and went on to defeat the Yomiuri Giants in the Japan Series.

Neel made enough money during his stay in Japan to reportedly buy a private island in the Pacific that he says he wants to turn into a hedonist community for wealthy men.

After coming to Korea for the beginning of the 2001 season, hopes were high that he could help the Bears with his bat like he did in Japan. Those hopes faded quickly when he hit only .193.

He was released by the Bears after he and his wife were reportedly the cause of a fight in a bar district of Seoul that left one person in the hospital and his teammate, Mike Farmer, in jail for three weeks.

The victim in the fight said he wanted to be compensated and Farmer agreed to pay half but Neel chose not to pay anything and instead decided to allow his teammate to remain in prison.

A month after the fight, Neel quietly left Korea and has not been heard from since.

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