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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
885 | 5/15/2014

0 506 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.


Batting Stats
2014 22 A Sally W Virginia PIT 117 445 72 128 23 3 21 17 9 33 132 .288 .347 .503 .851
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 18 0 0 0 0
2014 22 A Sally W Virginia PIT   SS 99 463 173 266 24 .948
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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