Tag Archives: Garrett Jones
So far in my 2010 preview I’ve looked at ten prospects who could make an impact in the majors this season, potential trades during the 2010 season, and 18 things to watch for… Read more
The Pirates play the Yankees today in their first real Spring Training game after the 6-1 revenge victory over the Hated Manatees, who are better known now as the State… Read more
Garrett Jones arrived in Pittsburgh with a bang last summer, blasting ten home runs in his first 19 games. Many people, such as me, said it would never last. But Jones just kept hitting, finishing the season with a .293/.372/.567 line in 358 plate appearances. What will happen in 2010? Is Garrett Jones for real?
I have been interested in a platoon of Steve Pearce and Garrett Jones, whether that is at first base or right field. This is mostly due to their 2009 splits, which is the precise assumption that Matt Klaasen cautioned against in his excellent post on platoon splits. What should the Pirates expect out of a Jones/Pearce platoon?
Some free agent news and rumors… -Dejan Kovacevic reports that the Pirates are interested in Kelly Johnson, who was recently non-tendered by Atlanta. This is the second report that the… Read more
I always felt that Adam LaRoche got a bad rap while he was in Pittsburgh. Many players get criticized for being unpredictable. In LaRoche’s case, he was too predictable. LaRoche… Read more