Andruw Jones

 

Former Major League Baseball player Andruw Jones was arrested on Christmas Day, near Atlanta, after being charged with assault and battery.

The Gwinnett County police were called to Jones' home during the early morning hours of Christmas, to investigate a disturbance.

No further details regarding the arrest known.

The 35-year old Jones played for five teams during his 17-year professional baseball career, beginning with the Atlanta Braves in 1996 and ending with the Yankees in 2012. He also played for the Dodgers, Rangers, and White Sox.

Jones recently signed a contract to play in Japan next season, with the the Rakuten Eagles, for a reported $3.5 million.

Jones is a five-time All-Star, and ten-time Gold Glove Award winner, who hit 434 career homers, which rank 40th on the all-time list.