Yankees Prospect Brandon Laird Arrested

brandon-lairdAccording to T. Michael Andrews of the East Valley Tribune, Yankee prospect Brandon Laird, along with his brother and current Detroit Tigers catcher Gerald Laird were arrested Wednesday night.

Gerald was arrested for assault while Brandon was arrested for disorderly conduct.  According to the report, the Laird brothers, along with a third  man were arrested during the Celtics-Suns game at U.S. Airways Arena.  Police say that they were contacted about their loud behavior, were allowed back into the lounge after a discussion with the security, but a fight broke out and they assaulted the security guards.

Gerald hit .225 with the Tigers last year while Laird hit .266 with 13 homers with the Tampa Yankees, the Yankees’ High-A affiliate.