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Last winter, the cold winds of free agency blew onto Brian Cashman's doorstep a black-edged, tarot card of death named Jason Nix. (Much in the way he found Mike Diaz yesterday.) Hardly anyone noticed when Cashman signed Nix off the scrap heap. The guy had Scranton/Wilkes Barre written on his forehead in Sharpie. After all, everybody knew Eduardo Nunez was our utility infielder. We didn't need two.Well, Jason Nix became the mystery man - the Zelig - of the 2012 Yankees.1. It was Nix who banged the long batting practice fungo that chased Mariano to the wall, where Mo's knee buckled like Kleenex, and the Yankee season changed. 2. It was Nix who took over as shortstop for the injured Jeter - because Eduardo Nunez turned out to be a fielding combination of Chuck Knoblach and Bill Buckner. (For much of the season, it was Nunez who disappeared on the New York State Thruway team, somewhere between Batavia and Utica.)3. It was Nix who became one of our steadiest hitters against ...
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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...
Even after reaching an agreement with free agent Matt Diaz,
the New York Yankees still have interest in signing another outfielder and are
continuing to target Scott Hairston, according to Kevin Kernan of The New York
The Yankees still have an interest in signing another
outfielder and remain interested in Scott Hairston.
At this point the Yankees have...
Andruw Jones' mughshot from his Gwinnett County (GA) arrest for battery.
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The New York Yankees are still interested in Scott Hairston. Hairston spent the last two seasons with the Mets. Matt Diaz was signed to a minor league deal two days ago but [...]
“They call me Captain Rodriguez” is Alex Rodriguez posted on Facebook along with a photo of himself and Torrie Wilson on a boat in Miami.
Rodriguez will miss the start of the baseball season but Yankee fans are not to worry their ‘Captain’ Derek Jeter is expected to be ready.
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.
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...
The New York Yankees have signed outfielder Matt Diaz to a minor league deal. Diaz spent last season with the Braves but was limited to 51 games.
In New York, Diaz figures to be used against left-handed pitching. Diaz is a career .324/.364/.498 hitting against southpaws.
Diaz, 34, has spent parts of 10 seasons in the big leagues. In addition to the Braves, Diaz has also played for...
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...