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The great run started with Derek Jeter's rookie season, some 17 summers ago: A string of Yankee teams that challenged for every pennant, chased every post-season, aimed for every ring. With one rancid exception - the injury riddled 2008 - the Yankees played in every October. Through terror attacks, superstorms and the general roil and rot of civilization, the Yankees ruled the back pages and defined New York City by their pride and domination. They spent to win. They played to win. Oh well. Fun while it lasted. Not anymore.This winter, influenced by a salary cap installed by socialistic owners, the Yankees have changed quietly ceded their mantle. Despite a lineup with gaping holes, they let major free agents walk and didn't even make offers to the biggest stars on the market. And during the winter meetings, when Brian Cashman was asked the Yankees would chase important players, the GM answered clearly. "Beggars can't be choosers," he said.Let that sink in, fo...
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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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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...
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...
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.
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...
Yep, that was Derek Jeter and his dad, Charles, sitting courtside at Madison Square Garden watching Carmelo Anthony take over the fourth quarter and leading the New York Knicks to a come-from-behind victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Sunday ... well, most of it.
Jeter — whom it seems hasn't been spotted at the Garden since dating former Miss Universe Lara Dutta (remember...
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...