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Derek Lowe has cared out a decent career for himself as a Major League starter. Despite finishing last season in the New York Yankees bullpen, he wants to continue his run in a starting rotation - even if that means turning down offers from clubs pursuing him as a potential reliever.
Nick Cafardo of the Boston Globe says Lowe has indicated as least five teams have shown interest in him as a reliever. He has turned them all down. While the 39-year old made 21 starts for the Cleveland Indians before being shipped to New York, the Yankees felt he was better suited in the pen.
Lowe was hurt in spring training this past season, but aside from that he remained healthy. The Indians simply felt they were better off getting some trade value out of him rather than letting him walk via free agency this offseason. The Yankees saw him as the type of guy who could help anchor their bullpen.
Lowe was 9-11 with a 5.11 ERA last season. It was a rough year, but he showed some promise with New York. Lowe 3.04 ERA in 17 relief appearances.
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At least five teams have contacted Derek Lowe about the right hander pitching for them in 2013. Lowe, 39, still believes he can serve as a big league starter and has turned down those offers. Teams contacting Lowe have asked about him being a swing man.
“I’ve heard the same thing from everyone,” Lowe said. “I want to be a starter and feel I have a lot left in being a regular...
Andruw Jones -- who played 12 seasons with the Atlanta Braves, hit most of his 400 home runs in Atlanta, won his Gold Gloves in Atlanta, lives in Atlanta, and was arrested in Atlanta on Christmas Day -- of course, is identified in news accounts as an "ex-Yankee." Listen: I don't mean to make fun of Andruw's arrest. He was charged in a domestic violence dispute,...
The accusations that have been levied at former Atlanta Braves outfielder Andruw Jones are simply horrific.
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Former MLB star Andruw Jones was arrested Christmas morning and charged with battery, according to multiple sources. The location of the arrest was reportedly just outside of Atlanta, and is allegedly a domestic dispute charge.
The Gwinnett County Sheriff’s Office in Georgia arrested Jones on Christmas morning after responding to a phone call involving Jones and his wife at their...
Professional baseball player Andruw Jones is your newest professional athlete to be arrested. Check out the story via AJC.com.
Nicole Jones told officers she and Andruw had hosted a
Christmas party Tuesday night and that Jones had consumed several
After the party, she told Jones that they
needed to prepare the house for Christmas morning and asked...
The New York Yankees are pursuing right-handed bats before they pursue anymore lefties. They allowed Raul Ibanez and Nick Swisher to walk via free agency, but they will still need to replace their production. One player that may fit the bill is Matt Diaz.
Mark Feinsand of the New York Daily News says Diaz could be a fit based on his numbers against left-handed pitching...
A team in Japan, the Rakuten Eagles of the Pacfic League, just dropped US$3.5-million on the 36-year-old (wink) outfielder after he spent the last two years with the New York Yankees.
So, Jones now will have to answer to assault and battery charges on his wife early this morning off an alleged domestic dispute- according to published reports from various...
Andruw Jones' mughshot from his Gwinnett County (GA) arrest for battery.
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Former major-league outfielder Andruw Jones was arrested in Atlanta
early on Christmas morning and charged with battery, according to
ATLANTA — Police say the wife of former Atlanta Braves star Andruw Jones accused him of dragging her down a staircase, grabbing her neck and saying he wanted to kill her.
A police report obtained by The Associated Press says the fight happened around 1:30 a.m. on Christmas Day, after Nicole Jones asked her husband to help her prepare their home for Christmas morning.
Right-handed pitcher John Maine signed a minor league deal with the Miami Marlins, MLB.com reported Monday. Maine, 31, has not pitched in the major leagues since 2010 and has had shoulder problems in recent years. He spent five of his seven major-league seasons with the New York Mets, including 2010. Last year, Maine was 8-5 with a 4.97 ERA in 16 games (15 starts) for the...
When Andruw Jones was with the Chicago White Sox he gave the fans a couple thrills. Most notably, his 400th career home run. He played with four more MLB teams, including the Atlanta Braves for 12 years, for which he is best known. Jones won 10 Gold Gloves during his career.
But enough about that, it wasn’t a very merry Christmas in the Jones household, in fact it was a dysfunctional...
Atlanta Braves Breaking News:
Former Atlanta Braves center fielder, Andruw Jones, was incarcerated in the Gwinnett County jail, on Christmas day, on a domestic battery charge.
Police responded at 1:25 a.m., to a domestic abuse call at Jones’ residence, and based on what they saw and heard, decided to arrest Jones.
Jones made the $2,400 bail at 11 a.m. Christmas morning, and was...