The Book on Jacoby JonesPIT



Prospect Info and Scouting Report

Jacoby Jones / 2B, PIT
Born 5/10/1992
Houston, MS, USA
School: LSU
Height 6-3
Weight 205
Bats/Throws R/R
525 | 5/15/2014


RAAAAAAMiLBMLB
0 432 0 0 0

Total professional at-bats: .



An infielder with legit five-tool potential, Pirate prospect Jacoby Jones was drafted by the team in 2013's third round, and should take a long and slow route to MLB. Jones zipped up the charts when he won the Cape Cod League's home run derby last season, and his speed is either plus or plus-plus, depending on who you ask, so he's got the raw ability. In results-based viewpoints, however, he's clearly showing his inexperience. He struck out far too much (55 times in 139 ABs in that Cape Cod showcase), and he really hasn't found a home in the field yet, though his tools suggest the outfield might be best. It'll be awhile before he learns how to play well enough to really take advantage of his toolset, but if he develops as expected, he could be an all-around All Star quality player one day.

5/15/2014




Batting Stats
Yr Age Lv Lg Tm G AB R H HR 3B 2B SB CS BB K BA OBP SLG OPS
2014 22 A Sally W Virginia PIT 98 371 59 106 16 1 19 16 9 28 107 .286 .349 .472 .820
2013 21 A- NY-Penn Jamestown PIT 15 61 14 19 1 2 2 3 2 3 14 .311 .358 .459 .817


Fielding Stats
Yr Age Lv Lg Tm   Posn GP Ch PO A E Fld
2014 22 A Sally W Virginia PIT   DH 14 0 0 0 0
2014 22 A Sally W Virginia PIT   SS 84 407 153 235 19 .953
2013 21 A- NY-Penn Jamestown PIT   SS 5 27 9 16 2 .926
2013 21 A- NY-Penn Jamestown PIT   CF 10 17 17 0 0 1.000

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