Joe Beimel, Russell Martin and Delwyn Young were detained during a traffic stop near PNC Park early Wednesday while the vehicle driven by Pirates outfielder Nyjer Morgan was searched by authorities.
They were all released without incident and told Morgan was pulled over because of the vehicle's tinted windows. The Dodgers had just left the restaurant with Morgan, who was giving them a ride back to the team hotel.
"Before you know it, I was sitting on the curb," Martin said. "It's funny. It's 12:15 a.m., and I'm trying to get to the hotel to get some rest.
"Fancy car, young African American driver, we fit the description pretty good. We're in Pittsburgh.
"It was embarrassing."