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Pirates 3rd Round Pick JaCoby Jones Expected to Miss the Rest of the Year

Pirates 3rd Round Pick JaCoby Jones Expected to Miss the Rest of the Year

Pittsburgh Pirates third round pick JaCoby Jones is expected to miss the rest of the year with a knee injury, Pirates Prospects has learned. The injury hasn't been officially announced by the Pirates, and no word on the nature of the injury. Jones left Saturday's game after getting a single in his first at-bat. In 15 games he had a .311/.358/.459 line in 61 at-bats, with one homer. Jones played ten games in center field, and five at shortstop.

Jones was taken by the Pirates with the 87th overall pick in this year's draft. Baseball America had him rated as the 75th best player in the draft. He's an ultra-toolsy player with excellent speed and raw power. The knock on him was that he had issues making contact, although those issues didn't show up in his limited time with Jamestown.

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