Jones is starting in center field and batting first in Sunday's game against Cleveland. Jones got Saturday off, though he did have an unsuccessful pinch-hitting appearance. The 27-year-old outfielder will slot back in as the leadoff hitter, which has become his standard spot lately. Jones has earned the chance with a .341/.413/.634 slash line this month.
Jones is not in the lineup Saturday against Cleveland, Evan Woodbery of MLive.com reports. Jones started Friday after leaving the previous game with a bruised left elbow, but he'll get the day off Saturday. It's unclear if it's simply a scheduled off day or if he's still feeling the effects of the injury. Harold Castro gets the start in center field.
Jones (elbow) is leading off and starting in center field Friday against the Indians, Evan Woodbery of MLive.com reports. Jones departed from Thursday night's matchup due to a left elbow bruise, but it won't force him to miss any additional time. He's gone 7-for-15 with two home runs and six RBI over his last five games.
Jones was removed from Thursday night's game against the Royals due to a bruised left elbow. It's unclear as to when Jones suffered the injury, but he'll be considered day-to-day until more information on his condition becomes available.
Jones went 3-for-4 with two home runs and five RBI in Saturday's 9-3 win over the Twins. Jones had a huge offensive day from the No. 9 spot in the lineup. He hit a three-run blast off Minnesota starter Kyle Gibson in the second inning and then hit a two-run shot off Matt Magill in the eighth inning. Jones is up to eight home runs and 20 RBI this season, and he's bumped his average up to a respectable .250. The 27-year-old has struggled to make consistent contact during his career, but he does offer a decent combination of power and speed, as he also has six stolen bases this season.
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