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Japanese club back ex-MLB star despite arrest

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Japanese baseball club Rakuten Eagles, who recently signed former US major league star Andruw Jones, say they have no plans to cancel the deal after he was arrested on suspicion of battering his wife. 

Andruw Jones while he was at the New York Yankees, on October 13, 2012, for the game with Detroit Tigers. Japanese baseball club Rakuten Eagles, who recently signed US major league star Jones, say they have no plans to cancel the deal after he was arrested on suspicion of battering his wife.

The Curacao-born outfielder, 35, was held early Christmas morning at his home in suburban Atlanta, Georgia, after police were called following a dispute between him and his wife, according to media reports.

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