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James Jones
Birthdate: 9/24/1988 (28 y, 7 m, 3 d)     Bats/Throws: L/L     Height/Weight: 6-4/200     Position: OF
Drafted: 2009 June Amateur Draft - Round: 4, Pick: 2, Overall: 113, Team: Seattle Mariners
Contract: $0.5M / 1 Years (2014)
RotoWire News: Jones (elbow) recently underwent Tommy John surgery and will miss the entire 2017 season but has signed a minor-league contract with Texas for next season, T.R. Sullivan of MLB.com reports. (9/23/2016)
Injury: Elbow, 7-Day DL
Profiles:  2015  2016  (Click Year to Expand / Close)



SeasonTeamGPAHRRRBISBBB%K%ISOBABIPAVGOBPSLGwOBAwRC+BsROffDefWAR
2009Mariners (A-)4518632824010.2 %21.5 %.152.397.311.392.463.399136    
2010Mariners (A)1325601287652411.1 %21.8 %.163.335.269.356.432.362119    
2011Mariners (A+)83344542291612.2 %26.7 %.132.340.247.347.378.32888    
2012Mariners (A+)1265591410976269.7 %22.2 %.191.382.306.378.497.382126    
2013Mariners (AA)10140564445289.9 %17.8 %.143.330.275.347.419.351123    
2013Mariners (AAA)417021011.8 %11.8 %.133.385.333.412.467.398138    
2014Mariners (AAA)371732241577.5 %17.9 %.115.341.282.341.397.33294    
2014Mariners1083280469273.7 %20.4 %.061.318.250.278.311.262687.3-4.1-12.3-0.6
2015Mariners (R)310145220.0 %10.0 %.750.833.750.8001.500.965494    
2015Mariners (AAA)72310147282512.3 %13.9 %.109.318.272.365.381.342104    
2015Mariners283101016.5 %41.9 %.034.188.103.161.138.142-180.0-4.2-6.0-1.0
2016Rangers (AAA)7630533121127.5 %28.5 %.098.326.232.297.330.28668    
2017Steamer0100006.5 %25.0 %.087.297.226.279.312.262630.00.00.00.0
2017Steamer (R)0100006.7 %25.4 %.086.296.223.279.309.260620.00.00.00.0
Total- - -1363590479283.9 %22.3 %.059.310.238.268.296.252617.3-8.3-18.3-1.6

SeasonTeamGABPAH1B2B3BHRRRBIBBIBBSOHBPSFSHGDPSBCSAVG
2009Mariners (A-)4516418651341223282419040300403.311
2010Mariners (A)13249156013286241012876562012251162410.269
2011Mariners (A+)83296344734816454229424924115163.247
2012Mariners (A+)126493559151972812141097654112454362617.306
2013Mariners (AA)10136340510070141064445402720027289.275
2013Mariners (AAA)415175320021202000200.333
2014Mariners (AAA)371561734433632241513031103473.282
2014Mariners1083123287864950469120670044271.250
2015Mariners (R)38106311145201000020.750
2015Mariners (AAA)72265310725212714728380432239254.272
2015Mariners28293132100102013000011.103
2016Rangers (AAA)76276305644710433121230873127127.232
2017Steamer0110000000000000 00.226
2017Steamer (R)0110000000000000 00.223
Total- - -13634135981661050479140800044282.238

SeasonTeamBB%K%BB/KAVGOBPSLGOPSISOSpdBABIPUBRwGDPwSBwRCwRAAwOBAwRC+
2009Mariners (A-)10.2 %21.5 %0.48.311.392.463.856.1524.6.397  -1.4338.7.399136
2010Mariners (A)11.1 %21.8 %0.51.269.356.432.788.1637.5.335  0.48313.5.362119
2011Mariners (A+)12.2 %26.7 %0.46.247.347.378.725.1327.2.340  1.943-5.8.32888
2012Mariners (A+)9.7 %22.2 %0.44.306.378.497.875.1917.8.382  -3.09720.1.382126
2013Mariners (AA)9.9 %17.8 %0.56.275.347.419.766.1437.3.330  1.8539.9.351123
2013Mariners (AAA)11.8 %11.8 %1.00.333.412.467.878.1331.3.385  0.030.8.398138
2014Mariners (AAA)7.5 %17.9 %0.42.282.341.397.739.1157.3.341  0.021-1.5.33294
2014Mariners3.7 %20.4 %0.18.250.278.311.589.0619.4.3181.90.74.723-12.0.26268
2014Average7.6 %20.4 %0.37.251.314.386.700.1355.0.299     .310 
2015Mariners (R)20.0 %10.0 %2.00.750.8001.5002.300.7509.3.833  0.464.8.965494
2015Mariners (AAA)12.3 %13.9 %0.88.272.365.381.746.1098.6.318  3.1401.5.342104
2015Mariners6.5 %41.9 %0.15.103.161.138.299.0343.6.1880.10.1-0.2-1-4.2.142-18
2015Average7.7 %20.4 %0.38.254.317.405.721.1504.8.299     .313 
2016Rangers (AAA)7.5 %28.5 %0.26.232.297.330.627.0986.6.326  -0.826-12.3.28668
2017Steamer6.5 %25.0 %0.26.226.279.312.592.0870.1.2970.0 0.000.0.26263
2017Steamer (R)6.7 %25.4 %0.26.223.279.309.588.0865.5.2960.0 0.000.0.26062
Total- - -3.9 %22.3 %0.18.238.268.296.564.0599.3.3102.00.84.523-16.2.25261

SeasonTeamGB/FBLD%GB%FB%IFFB%HR/FBIFH%BUH%Pull%Cent%Oppo%Soft%Med%Hard%
2009Mariners (A-)1.8913.3 %56.7 %30.0 %5.6 %8.3 %  41.1 %23.4 %35.5 %   
2010Mariners (A)2.3814.7 %60.1 %25.2 %17.6 %13.2 %  32.5 %21.8 %45.7 %   
2011Mariners (A+)1.3117.0 %47.0 %36.0 %12.5 %6.9 %  34.8 %26.1 %39.1 %   
2012Mariners (A+)2.0316.7 %55.8 %27.5 %16.2 %14.1 %  41.1 %23.9 %35.0 %   
2013Mariners (AA)3.0517.5 %62.1 %20.4 %17.2 %10.3 %  37.7 %24.0 %38.4 %   
2013Mariners (AAA)3.5030.8 %53.8 %15.4 %0.0 %0.0 %  46.2 %7.7 %46.2 %   
2014Mariners (AAA)2.0014.6 %56.9 %28.5 %20.0 %5.7 %  43.8 %25.8 %30.5 %   
2014Mariners2.4824.0 %54.1 %21.8 %12.0 %0.0 %14.5 %10.0 %30.1 %35.3 %34.5 %24.9 %51.8 %23.3 %
2015Mariners (R)0.5014.3 %28.6 %57.1 %0.0 %25.0 %  71.4 %14.3 %14.3 %   
2015Mariners (AAA)2.5222.8 %55.3 %21.9 %20.8 %2.1 %  37.9 %28.2 %33.9 %   
2015Mariners2.000.0 %66.7 %33.3 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %12.5 %75.0 %12.5 %25.0 %62.5 %12.5 %
2016Rangers (AAA)1.9616.3 %55.4 %28.3 %11.5 %5.8 %  42.6 %25.3 %32.1 %   
Total- - -2.4422.8 %54.8 %22.4 %11.1 %0.0 %13.6 %8.3 %29.1 %37.7 %33.2 %24.9 %52.5 %22.6 %

SeasonTeamGBFBLDIFFBIFHBUBUHBallsStrikesPitches
2009Mariners (A-)6836162   88249511
2010Mariners (A)217915316   2787531527
2011Mariners (A+)9472349   186489995
2012Mariners (A+)201996016   3118361679
2013Mariners (AA)177585010   5438861844
2013Mariners (AAA)7240   214789
2014Mariners (AAA)7035187   222431837
2014Mariners12450556182023778461223
2015Mariners (R)2410   91139
2015Mariners (AAA)121485010   4827051508
2015Mariners84000405693149
2016Rangers (AAA)10252306   4167441426
Total- - -13254556182424339391372

SeasonTeamWPA-WPA+WPARE24REWpLIphLIPHWPA/LIClutch
2014Mariners-1.80-6.264.46-10.45-1.180.990.676-0.71-1.10
2015Mariners-0.50-0.650.16-4.73-0.510.900.793-0.48-0.07
Total- - --2.29-6.914.62-15.19-1.690.980.719-1.19-1.14

SeasonTeamFB%SL%CT%CB%CH%SF%KN%XX%
2014Mariners62.8% (91.7)11.0% (82.8)6.1% (87.4)11.2% (76.8)7.3% (83.6)1.7% (82.9)  
2015Mariners64.4% (92.3)14.1% (80.0)2.7% (90.0)10.7% (75.6)8.1% (83.7)   
Total- - -63.0% (91.8)11.3% (82.5)5.7% (87.5)11.2% (76.7)7.4% (83.6)1.5% (82.9)  

SeasonTeamFA%FT%FC%FS%FO%SI%SL%CU%KC%EP%CH%SC%KN%UN%
2014Mariners32.2 %22.8 %6.6 %1.1 %0.2 %4.7 %12.2 %10.8 %0.9 % 8.6 %   
2015Mariners40.1 %12.0 %6.3 %  4.9 %14.1 %9.2 %2.1 % 11.3 %   
Total- - -33.1 %21.6 %6.6 %1.0 %0.2 %4.7 %12.4 %10.6 %1.0 % 8.9 %   

SeasonTeamvFAvFTvFCvFSvFOvSIvSLvCUvKCvEPvCHvSCvKN
2014Mariners91.991.589.083.282.290.983.576.878.6 83.6  
2015Mariners93.592.390.1  88.279.475.578.5 83.3  
Total- - -92.191.689.183.282.290.683.076.778.6 83.5  

SeasonTeamwFBwSLwCTwCBwCHwSFwKNwFB/CwSL/CwCT/CwCB/CwCH/CwSF/CwKN/C
2014Mariners-4.2-2.0-2.4-0.3-0.80.7 -0.55-1.50-3.27-0.24-0.853.48 
2015Mariners-2.3-1.10.0-0.1-0.5  -2.43-5.36-0.59-0.63-4.05  
Total- - --6.6-3.1-2.4-0.4-1.20.7 -0.76-2.03-3.13-0.28-1.233.48 

SeasonTeamwFAwFTwFCwFSwFOwSIwSLwCUwKCwEPwCHwSCwKN
2014Mariners-1.7-3.2-1.4-0.60.1-2.7-0.70.2-1.4 0.5  
2015Mariners-2.30.8-0.5  -0.6-0.5-0.5-0.1 -0.1  
Total- - --4.0-2.3-1.9-0.60.1-3.3-1.2-0.3-1.5 0.4  

SeasonTeamwFA/CwFT/CwFC/CwFS/CwFO/CwSI/CwSL/CwCU/CwKC/CwEP/CwCH/CwSC/CwKN/C
2014Mariners-0.44-1.15-1.73-4.634.45-4.74-0.500.15-12.82 0.48  
2015Mariners-4.034.96-6.09  -8.56-2.43-3.51-4.38 -0.73  
Total- - --0.90-0.79-2.17-4.634.45-5.16-0.73-0.18-11.01 0.32  

SeasonTeamO-Swing%Z-Swing%Swing%O-Contact%Z-Contact%Contact%Zone%F-Strike%SwStr%
2014Mariners33.1 %62.8 %47.3 %63.3 %88.4 %79.3 %48.1 %64.6 %9.8 %
2014Average30.7 %65.7 %46.2 %65.7 %87.3 %79.3 %44.3 %60.6 %9.5 %
2015Mariners26.5 %60.6 %41.6 %50.0 %80.0 %69.4 %44.3 %54.8 %12.8 %
2015Average30.6 %66.9 %46.9 %64.9 %86.7 %78.8 %44.7 %60.9 %9.9 %
Total- - -32.3 %62.5 %46.7 %62.1 %87.5 %78.3 %47.7 %63.8 %10.1 %

SeasonTeamO-Swing%Z-Swing%Swing%O-Contact%Z-Contact%Contact%Zone%Pace
2014Mariners36.8 %58.7 %47.6 %68.6 %86.6 %79.6 %49.3 %21.0
2014Average30.1 %63.1 %46.2 %62.9 %87.5 %79.3 %48.8 %23.0
2015Mariners31.8 %57.4 %41.6 %57.1 %80.7 %69.5 %38.0 %19.6
2015Average30.9 %64.4 %46.9 %62.9 %87.1 %78.8 %47.8 %22.1
Total- - -36.1 %58.6 %46.9 %67.3 %86.1 %78.6 %48.1 %20.9

SeasonTeamPosGGSInnPOAEFETEDPDPSDPTDPFScpSBCSPBWPFPTZ
2016Rangers (R)P202.00 0             
2016Rangers (A)P100.20 0             
2009Mariners (A-)1B7761.060 1             
2010Mariners (A)1B204.05 0             
2011Mariners (A+)1B9966.051 1             
2012Mariners (A+)1B119.010 0             
2009Mariners (A-)LF101.00 0             
2012Mariners (A+)LF8766.015 1             
2013Mariners (AA)LF1413107.19 2             
2014MarinersLF4114.0101010000     .500 
2015MarinersLF204.0100000000     1.000 
2016Rangers (AAA)LF4137340.072 1             
Total- - -LF6118.0201010000     .667 
2010Mariners (A)CF119.01 1             
2012Mariners (A+)CF7774674.0146 4             
2013Mariners (AA)CF1817143.038 1             
2013Mariners (AAA)CF3327.06 0             
2014Mariners (AAA)CF3232278.071 1             
2014MarinersCF8569649.015311100000     .994 
2015Mariners (R)CF229.02 0             
2015Mariners (AAA)CF6258496.0138 1             
2015MarinersCF20682.11800000000     1.000 
2016Rangers (AAA)CF1615133.231 0             
Total- - -CF10575731.117111100000     .994 
2009Mariners (A-)RF3333284.164 4             
2010Mariners (A)RF1301301103.1223 10             
2011Mariners (A+)RF7269622.1122 2             
2012Mariners (A+)RF4242355.170 0             
2013Mariners (AA)RF5348434.190 2             
2013Mariners (AAA)RF119.01 0             
2014Mariners (AAA)RF6548.011 0             
2014MarinersRF9235.1400000000     1.000 
2015Mariners (AAA)RF7760.218 0             
2015MarinersRF6012.0200000000     1.000 
2016Rangers (AAA)RF2220176.247 0             
Total- - -RF15247.1600000000     1.000 
2014MarinersOF9872698.115812110000     .988 
2015MarinersOF28698.12100000000     1.000 
Total- - -OF12678796.217912110000     .989 

SeasonTeamPosInnrSBrGDPrARMrGFPrPMDRSBIZPlaysRZROOZCPPRPPTZLFSRARMDPRRngRErrRUZRUZR/150
2014MarinersLF14.0  -10-1-200 1   0-1.7 -0.7-0.3-2.6-63.1
2015MarinersLF4.0  0000111.0000    0.0 0.20.00.228.8
Total- - -LF18.0  -10-1-2111.0001   0-1.7 -0.5-0.3-2.5-166.6
2014MarinersCF649.0  -2-1-6-9137121.88332   -3-1.5 -9.10.5-10.1-24.7
2015MarinersCF82.1  -10-4-51813.7225    -0.5 -5.90.1-6.2-95.4
Total- - -CF731.1  -3-1-10-14155134.86537   -3-2.0 -15.00.6-16.4-34.2
2014MarinersRF35.1  0000221.0002   00.2 0.00.00.227.4
2015MarinersRF12.0  0000221.0000      0.10.00.110.8
Total- - -RF47.1  0000441.0002   00.2 0.10.00.330.3
2014MarinersOF698.1  -3-1-7-11139123.88535   -3-3.0 -9.80.3-12.6-30.1
2015MarinersOF98.1  -10-4-52116.7625    -0.5 -5.60.1-6.0-76.7
Total- - -OF796.2  -4-1-11-16160139.86940   -3-3.5 -15.40.4-18.6-37.2

SeasonTeamPosInnImpossible (0%)Remote (1-10%)Unlikely (10-40%)Even (40-60%)Likely (60-90%)Routine (90-100%)
2014MarinersLF14.00.0%      (2)0.0%      (0)0.0%      (1)0.0%     (0)0.0%      (0)100.0%      (1)
2015MarinersLF4.00.0%      (1)0.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%     (0)0.0%      (0)100.0%      (1)
Total- - -LF18.00.0%      (3)0.0%      (0)0.0%      (1)0.0%     (0)0.0%      (0)100.0%      (2)
2014MarinersCF649.00.0%    (16)0.0%    (11)40.0%      (5)66.7%     (3)100.0%      (7)99.3%  (143)
2015MarinersCF82.10.0%      (5)0.0%      (1)0.0%      (0)0.0%     (0)100.0%      (1)100.0%    (18)
Total- - -CF731.10.0%    (21)0.0%    (12)40.0%      (5)66.7%     (3)100.0%      (8)99.4%  (161)
2014MarinersRF35.10.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%     (0)0.0%      (0)100.0%      (4)
2015MarinersRF12.00.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%     (0)0.0%      (0)100.0%      (2)
Total- - -RF47.10.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%     (0)0.0%      (0)100.0%      (6)
2014MarinersOF698.10.0%    (18)0.0%    (11)33.3%      (6)66.7%     (3)100.0%      (7)99.3%  (148)
2015MarinersOF98.10.0%      (6)0.0%      (1)0.0%      (0)0.0%     (0)100.0%      (1)100.0%    (21)
Total- - -OF796.20.0%    (24)0.0%    (12)33.3%      (6)66.7%     (3)100.0%      (8)99.4%  (169)

SeasonTeamInnVotesInstinctsFirst StepSpeedHandsReleaseArm StrengthArm AccuracyOverallFSR
2014Mariners698.1373666853735463048-3
Total- - -698.1373666853735463048-3

SeasonTeamBattingBase RunningFieldingPositionalOffenseDefenseLeagueReplacementRARWARDollarsSalary
2014Mariners-11.47.3-12.60.3-4.1-12.31.39.3-5.8-0.6($4.8) 
2015Mariners-4.20.0-6.00.0-4.2-6.00.10.9-9.2-1.0($7.8) 
Total- - --15.67.3-18.60.3-8.3-18.31.410.2-15.0-1.6($12.7) 

  • $0.5m / 1 Years (2014) (Edit)
    • signed by Seattle Mariners on 1/1/2014 (League Minimum)
    • 2014: $0.5M
    • Submitted by Dustin Nosler
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  • 2009 June Amateur Draft - Round: 4, Pick: 2, Overall: 113
    • Team: Seattle Mariners
    • School: Long Island U