Baseball star Andruw Jones has been arrested for allegedly beating his wife on Christmas Day. The former Atlanta Braves and Yankees centerfield slugger was taken into custody and booked at the Gwinnet County Jail in Atlanta for simple assault in an incident involving his wife reports TMZ.
Andruw and his wife Nicole, to whom he’s been married for 10 years, had been fighting when police arrived on the scene. He was booked and released on $2,400 bond.
Jones last played for the New York Yankees during the 2012 season and was released as a free agent. He recently signed a one-year, $3.5 million dollar deal with the Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles of Japan’s Pacific League.