Tag: Garrett Jones

Should the Pirates platoon Garrett Jones and Steve Pearce?

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?
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Garrett Jones Should Swing From His Heels Every AB

Garrett Jones turned 28 last month. He has spent most of the last year-and-a-half in the minors. During that time he has consistently put up some solid power numbers – averaging 20 homers and 30 doubles during full AAA seasons. Prior to this year, his MLB experience consisted of 84 PAs, a .208 BA and a […]
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