#35 James Jones, P


Position: P
Date of Birth: 12/16/1988
Height: 6' 4"   Weight: 215 lbs
Bats: R
Throws: R
Resides: Barlow, KY
Highest Level: AA


Jones joins the Flock after being acquired in a trade from the Sioux Falls Canaries of the American Association. The right-hander made 36 appearances during the 2017 season with Sioux Falls, compiling a 3-3 record with a 2.57 ERA, two saves and 47 strikeouts to just 17 walks in 42 innings of work. He also spent the 2016 season with the Canaries and pitched in 27 games, going 0-2 with a 4.80 ERA and 26 strikeouts over 30 innings. The Kentucky native split time in 2015 with Sioux Falls and the Windy City Thunderbolts of the Frontier League, combining to post a 4.38 ERA, seven saves and 33 strikeouts in 42 appearances.

The 28-year-old began his professional career in the San Diego Padres organization. In two seasons, he made 64 relief appearances and reached as high as Double-A San Antonio in 2013. The University of Louisiana at Monroe alum combined to go 6-7 with a 3.56 ERA, eight saves and 89 strikeouts to 28 walks over 96 innings of work. He then spent his first season of independent baseball with the Schaumburg Boomers of the Frontier League in 2013. Jones was drafted by the Padres in the 33rd round of the 2011 amateur draft.

7 John Brownell P
9 Zac Treece P
14 Patrick Crider P
17 Dennis O'Grady P
25 Jake Fisher P
27 Rob Rogers P
35 James Jones P
36 Matt Marsh P
38 Amalio Diaz P
44 Matt Larkins P
45 Jake Dunning P
48 Dustin Richardson P
99 Bruce Kern P
23 Alex Burg C
24 Audie Afenir C
6 Giovanny Alfonzo IF
12 Dan Lyons IF
13 Elmer Reyes IF
26 Angelo Songco IF
30 Ruben Gotay IF
5 Delta Cleary Jr. OF
11 Anthony Vega OF
20 Lew Ford OF
28 Jordan Hinshaw OF
34 Marc Krauss OF
10 Kevin Baez Manager
20 Lew Ford Bench Coach
22 Billy Horn Pitching Coach
43 George Kantzian Bullpen Catcher
3 Bud Harrelson Coach

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