Tue, 07 Jan 2014 20:51:06 -0800
Free-agent OF Andruw Jones (Japanese League) re-signed with the Rakuten Golden Eagles of the Japanese League Tuesday, Jan. 7. Terms of the deal were undisclosed.
Fri, 03 Jan 2014 18:57:32 -0800
Free-agent OF Andruw Jones (Japanese League) completed his one-year contract in Japan, and he is likely to return to the Japanese League in 2014. There was speculation Jones received preliminary interest from some MLB clubs looking for outfield help, but his preference seems to be to return to Japan.
Mon, 11 Mar 2013 23:43:32 -0700
Free-agent OF Andruw Jones (Yankees), who is playing in Japan in 2013, scored the winning run on a sacrifice fly by Seattle Mariners OF Kalian Sams in the ninth inning, giving Team Netherlands a 7-6 win over Team Cuba and a trip to the World Baseball Classic semifinals.
Thu, 03 Jan 2013 00:42:27 -0800
The wife of former New York Yankees OF Andruw Jones filed for divorce about a week after she accused him of grabbing her neck and saying he wanted to kill her, according to a court document. Nicole Jones said their 10-year marriage is "irretrievably broken," according to the divorce complaint filed in a suburban Atlanta court Monday, Dec. 31.
Thu, 27 Dec 2012 08:17:56 -0800
The Rakuten Eagles intend to move forward with OF Andruw Jones despite his arrest for domestic battery.
Wed, 26 Dec 2012 08:29:14 -0800
Updating a previous report, Japanese League OF Andruw Jones allegedly assaulted his wife after a Christmas party, which Jones allegedly became intoxicated at. According to the police report, Nicole Jones said Andruw became belligerent as they worked assembling a desk and grabbed her by the left arm. She pulled away and attempted to go upstairs, according to the report, but Jones grabbed her by the ankle, pulled her down and put his hands around her neck and said, "I want to kill you, I want to (expletive) kill you."
Tue, 25 Dec 2012 18:56:37 -0800
Former Atlanta Braves OF Andruw Jones was arrested early Tuesday, Dec. 25, on a battery charge, according to jail records. Jones signed a one-year, $3.5 million contract with the Tohuku Rakuten Golden Eagles of Japan's Pacific League earlier this month.
Fri, 07 Dec 2012 15:17:12 -0800
Free-agent OF Andruw Jones (Yankees) has signed a one-year deal worth around $3.5 million to play in the Japanese League next season for the Rakuten Golden Eagles.
Wed, 05 Dec 2012 13:59:10 -0800
The New York Yankees are not expected to re-sign OF Andruw Jones.
Wed, 10 Oct 2012 20:45:35 -0700
Baltimore Orioles SS Manny Machado swatted a solo home run in the fifth inning in Game 3 of the American League Division Series against the New York Yankees Wednesday, Oct. 10. He is the second-youngest player in Major League Baseball history to hit a postseason homer, and the youngest ever in American League history. Although not on the Yankees playoff roster, OF Andruw Jones, who homered at age 19, was in the dugout for the home team. Jones did it at the old Yankees Stadium in 1996 while a member of the Atlanta Braves.