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Garrett Jones | First Baseman

Team: New York Yankees
Age / DOB:  (33) / 6/21/1981
Ht / Wt:  6'5' / 233
Bats / Throws: Left / Left
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Yankees acquired 1B/OF Garrett Jones from the Marlins in the Nathan Eovaldi trade.
Jones hit .246/.309/.411 with 15 homers last season as the Marlins' main first baseman. He's been pretty good versus right-handed pitching in his career (.811 OPS) and offers a bit of versatility with the ability to play first base and the corner outfield spots. Fri, Dec 19, 2014 02:42:00 PM

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Joe Frisaro of MLB.com reports that Garrett Jones is generating trade interest.

The Marlins are getting calls on the heels of a reported agreement with free agent Michael Morse. Jones could stick around as a left-handed backup first baseman and outfielder, but Frisaro hears that he'll most likely be dealt. The 33-year-old is set to earn $5 million in 2015.
Source: MLBlogs.com
Tue, Dec 16, 2014 03:29:00 PM

Garrett Jones had a solo homer and an RBI double versus the Brewers on Monday.

Jones took a seat in favor of Justin Bour against a right-hander on Friday and then didn't play against the lefty on Saturday, but he's 3-for-6 with three extra-base hits the last two days. That should be good enough to keep him in the lineup for the rest of the series against the Brewers, with Milwaukee throwing four straight right-handers.
Mon, Sep 8, 2014 11:09:00 PM

Garrett Jones tripled, doubled and scored twice against the Nationals on Monday.

Jones seems to have come out of his slump, as he's now hit in six straight. Yesterday's hit was a homer, ending a drought that extended back to June 24.
Mon, Jul 28, 2014 10:46:00 PM

Garrett Jones went 2-for-5 with a go-ahead two-run single in the 10th to lead the Marlins to a 3-1 win over the Braves on Monday.

His first big hit in a while. In fact, Jones had driven in a total of six runs in a month, all of them coming in Marlins losses. The 10th got started tonight when Christian Yelich delivered a leadoff single off Shae Simmons. He was advanced on a sac bunt, at which point the Braves intentionally walked Giancarlo Stanton. Casey McGehee then worked a walk of his own, bringing up Jones. The Braves declined to counter with new lefty Chasen Shreve, and Jones delivered against Simmons.
Mon, Jul 21, 2014 11:36:00 PM

Garrett Jones went 2-for-4 with a two-run home run in Tuesday's loss to the Phillies.

Jones homered in the eighth inning against B.J. Rosenberg to bring the Marlins within three, but by then, it was too little, too late. It was Jones' 10th homer of the season, and he has 34 RBI with a .257/.324/.441 slash line on the season. The 32-year-old has been a good find for the Marlins.
Tue, Jun 24, 2014 11:20:00 PM

Garrett Jones hit a game-winning three-run home run as the Marlins came from behind to edge the Cubs 6-5 on Tuesday.

With two runners on and the Marlins trailing 4-3 in the seventh inning, Jones connected on a Brian Schlitter pitch for his ninth home run of the season. It was Jones' only hit in four at-bats on the night. Serving as the Marlins' primary first baseman this season, the 32-year-old is batting .267/.331/.453 with 32 RBI.
Tue, Jun 17, 2014 11:43:00 PM

Garrett Jones blasted a pair of solo home runs in Friday's loss to the Brewers.

Both solo shots came courtesy of Brewers starter Marco Estrada. Jones finished the evening 2-for-3 plus a walk and is now hitting a strong .286/.353/.518 with eight homers and 25 RBI on the season.
Fri, May 23, 2014 10:34:00 PM

Garrett Jones went 4-for-5 with a pair of doubles and a pair of runs batted in, but the Marlins fell to the Phillies on Tuesday.

While Jones' four hits represented two-thirds of the Marlins' total on the night, the club drew a total of eight walks. Jones knocked in a go-ahead run with a third-inning double, and brought his team within one run with a ninth-inning double. The first baseman has been a welcome contributor to the Marlins, as he is now slashing .273/.339/.472.
Tue, May 20, 2014 11:49:00 PM

Garrett Jones struck out all four times he was up and committed his fourth error at first base in Friday's loss.

Jones sure has cooled off in a hurry; since a three-double game on May 2 raised his average to .282, he's gone 2-24 with no RBI in six games. We doubt he'll prove to be a reliable mixed-league option this season.
Sat, May 10, 2014 01:51:00 AM

Garrett Jones tied a Marlins team record with three doubles, leading the Marlins to a 6-3 victory over the Dodgers in Miami on Friday.

Jones finished the night 3-for-4 with a run scored and an RBI. He’s off to a strong start to the season, slashing .282/.333/.476 with five homers and 15 RBI, and is worth consideration as a corner infield option in mixed leagues.
Fri, May 2, 2014 10:29:00 PM

Garrett Jones went 2-for-4 with a solo homer against the Mets on Friday.

Jones put the Marlins ahead with a home run off the right field foul pole in the top of the eighth inning, but Steve Cishek blew the game in the ninth. The 32-year-old is striking out at a ridiculous pace, but he has homered four times in his last 10 games.
Fri, Apr 25, 2014 10:34:00 PM

Garrett Jones launched his first home run as a Marlin Sunday, hitting a solo shot in a loss to the Phillies.

Jones' longball came in the fifth inning off of Kyle Kendrick. He also drew a walk on the day. The former Pirate has been hitting either fourth or fifth regularly for the Marlins so far but is sporting just a .224/.316/.327 batting line.
Sun, Apr 13, 2014 05:29:00 PM

Garrett Jones went 2-for-3 and homered in a second straight game Saturday against the Mets.

Jones' slump appears to be over; he was in a 4-for-38 skid before going 4-for-6 with two homers the last two days.
Sat, Mar 22, 2014 04:17:00 PM

Garrett Jones went 0-for-3 against the Yankees on Sunday and is in a 2-for-31 slump.

We think Jones is done as a useful major leaguer, but that didn't stop the Marlins from giving him a two-year, $7.5 million contract and a guaranteed starting job over the winter. He'll likely be the team's cleanup hitter against right-handers, at least for a month or two.
Sun, Mar 16, 2014 05:59:00 PM

Depth Charts

Batters
PosRoleName
C1Brian McCann
2Austin Romine
3John Ryan Murphy
4Juan Graterol
1B1Mark Teixeira
2Garrett Jones
2B1Stephen Drew
2Robert Refsnyder
3Nick Noonan
4Cole Figueroa
5Jonathan Galvez
SS1Didi Gregorius
2Brendan Ryan
3Jose Pirela
3B1Chase Headley
LF1Brett Gardner
2Chris Young
CF1Jacoby Ellsbury
2Mason Williams
3Slade Heathcott
RF1Carlos Beltran
2Tyler Austin
DH1Alex Rodriguez
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Masahiro Tanaka
2CC Sabathia
3Michael Pineda
4Nathan Eovaldi
5Chris Capuano
6Scott Baker
7Ivan Nova
8Chase Whitley
9Domingo German
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Dellin Betances
2Andrew Miller
3David Carpenter
4Justin Wilson
5Adam Warren
6Chasen Shreve
7Bryan Mitchell
8Chris Martin
9Esmil Rogers
10Jared Burton
11Branden Pinder
12Jose De Paula
13Andrew Bailey
14Wilking Rodriguez