Jones was hitting .258/.287/.313 with 20 stolen bases in 79 games for the Mariners.
Jones has sparked two straight big wins over the Astros, following his four-hit game Monday. He went 3 for 6 Tuesday with three runs scored. He added two RBI to go with a triple in the win.
Jones has raised his season average 20 points over the last two games, as he is now hitting .295/.325/.365 in 200 at-bats.
Jones, who added two runs Monday, finished June with a .292 average, .306 on-base percentage, .321 slugging percentage, .626 OPS, one double, one triple, five RBI, 14 runs and 12 stolen bases in 28 games.
With three stolen bases Monday,
But after getting off to a roaring start when he took over as the
Sure, he's hit a respectable .316 (12 for 38) over his last nine games, but with only one extra-base hit. And considering he has just one walk in his last 24 games, he'll need to hit that well to reach base often enough to factor in Fantasy. In those 24 games, he has just a .266 on-base percentage.
Ultimately, if Jones doesn't get on base often enough, the Mariners will find someone who does, so while adding him isn't such a terrible idea if you need steals, you wouldn't want to count on him for too much either.
Jones reached on a fielder's choice in the first inning and then stole second base and third base before being driven in by a home run. He reached on another fielder's choice one inning later and stole second again, coming home on a double by the next batter. Jones finally reached base safely with a single in the fourth inning, but he was somewhat appropriately erased at second base by a fielder's choice. Jones has hit .281/.318/.356 with 22 runs and 10 stolen bases in 146 at-bats.
|CBSSports.com Player Ranking|
|8/1/2014 vs Baltimore|
|vs Chen (Career)||3||0||0||0||.250||0|
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|2011||AFA-High Desert Maverick||83||296||42||73||16||4||5||29||42||92||16||3||.347||.378||.247|
|2012||AFA-High Desert Maverick||126||493||109||151||28||12||14||76||54||124||26||17||.378||.497||.306|
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