Red Sox minor leaguer arrested on home invasion charges


It really doesn’t impress the organization when you walk 71 guys in 78 innings in high-A ball, but that pales compared to this sort of thing:

A Douglas County District Court judge issued warrants for Gabriel Alexander Patterson, 20, and professional baseball player Cody Scott Kukuk, 21, both of Lawrence, in connection with a home-invasion robbery at an apartment in the 900 block of Arkansas Street on Nov. 8, Lawrence Police Department spokesman Trent McKinley said . . . Police alleged that the men entered the Arkansas Street apartment with handguns, battered residents and took their belongings, McKinley said last week.

Kukuk was the Red Sox’ seventh round draft pick in 2011. He played for Salem of the Carolina League last year. He doesn’t appear to be any kind of prospect.

When Pouliot wakes up I’ll ask him to do some projections for Kukuk for the Kansas State Penal League.

(h/t to BTF)