Originally posted on PRO Rumors  |  Last updated 12/11/12
Andruw Jones is set to take his talent overseas as he is close to signing a one-year deal with the Rakuten Eagles of the Japan's Pacific League, for around $3.5mm, the Associated Press (via ESPN.com) reports. Jones played in 94 games last season for New York, batting .197/294/.408 with 14 home runs and 34 RBIs. The five-time All-Star and ten-time Gold Glover has 434 home runs in 17 season which included time with the Braves, Dodgers and Yankees. From 1998-2007, Jones hit at least 26 home runs each season, topping out at 51 home runs in 2005. Image taken by Keith Allison and used under the Creative Common License Agreement.
PLAYERS: Andruw Jones
TEAMS: New York Yankees
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