Brandon Laird arrested in Phoenix


Via Marc Carig, Yanks’ prospect Brandon Laird was arrested (along with his brother, Tigers’ catcher Gerald Laird) at U.S. Airways Arena in Phoenix following last night’s Suns-Celtics game. Gerald was cited with assaulting a security guard, Brandon with disorderly conduct following a brawl in the lounge area of the arena. A third person was also arrested.

Laird is (at least) the fourth Yankee farmhand to get in trouble for beatin’ someone down within the last three years, joining George Kontos, Austin Krum, and J.B. Cox. Hey, at least they aren’t stealing laptops from schools.

Categories : Asides, Minors


  1. Tom Zig says:

    I am Brandon (expletive) Laird!

    /Matt Bush’d

  2. mmo says:

    True, down-home country boys

  3. crawdaddie says:

    His brother was arrested for assualt not him.

  4. ggc says:

    Disorderly conduct charges frequently go nowhere. Gerald might have some issues, but I wouldn’t worry about Brandon too much.

  5. ClayBuchholzLovesLaptops says:

    Hey, at least they aren’t stealing laptops from schools.

    Who are you talking about, Mike?

  6. RollingWave says:

    What sort of idiots would pick fight with a major league catcher and a minor league slugger?

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