It’s not a happy Christmas for baseball fans, as Andruw Jones was arrested this morning outside of Atlanta. Capitol Avenue Club seems to be the first who reported the story.
Andruw Jones was arrested in Gwinnett County, Georgia. Arrested by the Gwinnett County Sheriff’s Department, the circumstances surrounding the arrest of the longtime MLB player are still a bit unknown, although word is now coming out that Jones was charged with battery.
Who Jones allegedly hit or assaulted is not yet known, nor is the motivation behind the alleged battery.
Andruw Jones had been in the MLB for quite some time. In 1996, he made his MLB debut with the Atlanta Braves. Since that time, he has played for four other teams, including the Los Angeles Dodgers, Texas Rangers, Chicago White Sox, and New York Yankees as recently as 2012.
Jones’ career batting average is .254, and he has hit 434 homeruns in his career.
Currently, Andruw is playing for the Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles in the Nippon Professional Baseball league. The NPB is deemed the highest level of baseball in Japan.
As more news on the arrest of Andruw Jones breaks, be sure to return to this column for updated information.
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