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Nate Jones

29-Year-Old Pitcher – Chicago White Sox

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Jones appeared to be the heir apparent to the White Sox's closer role after the club traded Addison Reed to the Diamondbacks in the offseason. However, he was placed on the disabled list on April 4 an...

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STATUS:  60-Day DL     INJURY TYPE:  Elbow     EST. RETURN:  7/15/2015
LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: NO   BATS: R   THROWS: R   HT: 6' 5"   WT: 220   DOB: 1/28/1986
BORN: Butler, KY   COLLEGE: Northern Kentucky  DRAFTED: 5th Rd   Show ContractHide Contract

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Nate Jones Contract Information:

Agreed to one-year, $660,000 deal with the White Sox in January 2015, avoiding arbitration.

March 27, 2015  –  Nate Jones News

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Nate Jones Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm G GS SH IP H ER HR K BB W L SV BS HLD ERA WHIP
2007 21 R BRI 13 10 0 47.3 44 27 4 42 29 0 4 0 5.13 1.54
2008 22 A WIN 2 0 0 2.2 1 1 0 1 2 0 0 0 3.38 1.36
2008 22 A KAN 18 10 0 56.2 63 43 8 71 35 1 7 0 6.83 1.74
2008 22 A BRI 4 1 0 6.2 6 1 0 12 2 1 0 0 1.35 1.29
2009 23 A WIN 32 0 0 49.3 44 20 4 43 13 2 1 0 3.67 1.16
2009 23 A KAN 13 0 0 18.7 8 5 0 25 9 2 0 1 2.47 0.91
2010 24 A WIN 28 28 0 152.1 176 69 10 109 56 11 6 0 0 0 4.08 1.53
2011 25 AA BIR 42 0 0 63.1 57 23 3 67 27 2 3 12 0 0 3.27 1.33
2012 26 MAJ CWS 65 0 0 71.7 67 19 4 65 32 8 0 0 3 7 2.39 1.38
2013 27 MAJ CWS 70 0 0 78.0 69 36 5 89 26 4 5 0 4 16 4.15 1.22
2014 28 MAJ CWS 2 0 0 0.0 2 4 0 0 3 0 0 0 1 0 0.00 0.00
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3-Year Averages     45 0 0 49.9 46 19 3 51 20 4 1 0 2 7 3.43 1.32

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Nate Jones Game Log    (View Full Game Log)
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DATE OPP IP H R ER HR BB K HBP WP CG W-L SV BS HLD ERA WHIP
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Nate Jones Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
201420111001.000
2013140381527614.229

Vs. Right

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
201430210001.000
2013175511142411.261

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Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
20140.00000300.000.00
201337.3320491613.621.34

Away

Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
201340.7130401044.651.11
Nate Jones Advanced Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm G GS IP K/9 BB/9 K/BB HR/9 GB/FB Ratio Strand % Fastball ERA FIP BABIP
2007 21 R BRI 13 10 47.3 7.99 5.51 1.45 0.76 66.7% 5.13 4.62 .304
2008 22 A WIN 2 0 2.2 4.09 8.18 0.50 0.00 66.7% 3.38 5.02 .161
2008 22 A KAN 18 10 56.2 11.37 5.60 2.03 1.28 61.1% 6.83 4.39 .386
2008 22 A BRI 4 1 6.2 17.42 2.90 6.00 0.00 87.5% 1.35 0.30 .522
2009 23 A WIN 32 0 49.3 7.84 2.37 3.31 0.73 69.8% 3.67 3.30 .294
2009 23 A KAN 13 0 18.7 12.05 4.34 2.78 0.00 70.6% 2.47 1.97 .224
2010 24 A WIN 28 28 152.1 6.45 3.31 1.95 0.59 73.4% 4.08 3.96 .342
2011 25 AA BIR 42 0 63.1 9.56 3.85 2.48 0.43 75.3% 3.27 3.07 .327
2012 26 MAJ CWS 65 0 71.7 8.16 4.02 2.03 0.50 1.50 84.2% 97.6 MPH 2.39 3.49 .315
2013 27 MAJ CWS 70 0 78.0 10.27 3.00 3.42 0.58 1.94 65.6% 97.7 MPH 4.15 2.79 .328
2014 28 MAJ CWS 2 0 .0 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 20% 95.8 MPH 0.00 0.00 1.000
Today's Projections     0 0 .0 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0% 0.00 0.00 .000
Next 7 Days     0 0 .0 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0% 0.00 0.00 .000
Rest Of Season     0 7 70.0 7.52 2.88 2.61 0.85 71.8% 3.84 3.72 .301
3-Year Averages     45 0 49.9 9.20 3.61 2.55 0.54 74.6% 3.43 3.14 .324

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Nate Jones: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Jones (elbow) is scheduled to throw a bullpen session Wednesday, CSN Chicago's Dan Hayes reports.

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Jones (elbow) continues to engage in long-toss sessions and could throw a bullpen on flat ground soon, the White Sox's official site reports.

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Jones (elbow) is throwing from 120 feet, and will throw from 150 feet and in bullpen sessions next, Doug Padilla of ESPN reports.

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Jones (elbow) will toss from 120 feet the next time he throws, MLB.com's Scott Merkin reports.

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Jones (elbow) has been throwing on flat ground from 105 feet without issue, Scott Merkin of MLB.com reports.

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Jones agreed to a one-year, $660,000 contract with the White Sox on Thursday, Scott Merkin of MLB.com reports.

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Jones (back, elbow) underwent Tommy John surgery Tuesday, Scott Merkin of MLB.com reports.

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Manager Robin Ventura said he does not expect Jones (back) to return in 2014, the Chicago Sun-Times reports.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2015

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2014

Jones struggled at the start of the 2013 season, but he became one of the bullpen's key late-inning men after Jesse Crain and Matt Thornton departed via trade. Opposing batters were hitting .280 off him by the end of May, and his ERA sat on the wrong side of 6.00. He then went on a three-month run where he struck out 60 in 43.1 innings and posted a 2.03 ERA over 38 appearances. He wound up leading the bullpen with 78 innings pitched, and he pitched almost exclusively in the eighth and ninth innings starting in July. Jones maintained his high-90s (occasional 100 mph) velocity into September, but control issues returned in the season's final month as the gas tank neared empty. With Addison Reed out of the picture following an offseason trade to Arizona, Jones could enter spring training as the favorite to replace him as the team's closer.

2013

Jones came from almost nowhere to become one of the White Sox's most frequently used relievers in 2012. A high-90s fastball (often 100-plus mph) and good curveball helped Jones make the jump from Double-A to the Opening Day roster, but his control problems persisted into the majors. He walked 10.6 percent of the hitters he faced, but he missed enough bats to post an 8-0 record and sub-3.00 ERA. Expect his heavy usage to continue in 2013, but he will need to keep the strikeout rate up to keep the run rate down barring improvement in his walk rate.

2012

Jones returned to the bullpen in 2011 in his first season at Double-A Birmingham after spending 2010 in the rotation with High-A Winston-Salem, and the hard thrower upped his K/9IP from 6.4 to 9.5. His curveball has been rated as the best in the organization, but he will probably have to test it at Triple-A Charlotte before he receives a trial in the majors.