Jones was reinstated from the COVID-19 injured list and optioned to Triple-A Sugar Land on Wednesday, Chandler Rome of the Houston Chronicle reports. Jones had been on the COVID-19 IL since the end of August, but he recently went 2-for-5 with a run, an RBI and four walks across two rehab games in Sugar Land. He'll remain with the minor-league club but will likely be an option to be recalled if the Astros need additional depth in the final few weeks of the season.
Jones (COVID-19 injured list) went 1-for-2 with three walks, an RBI, a run scored and was caught stealing for Triple-A Sugar Land on Monday. Jones kicked off what could be a short rehab assignment with the Skeeters, although it's unclear if the Astros intend to bring him back to Houston to finish out the season.
Jones (COVID-19 injured list) could begin a minor-league rehab assignment during the upcoming week, MLB.com reports. Jones confirmed Saturday that he tested positive for COVID-19. He spent five days in isolation in Seattle before finishing out his quarantine period in Houston. The setback came at a tough time for Jones, who had heated up during the month of August, going 15-for-45 with 11 RBI and eight extra-base hits over 14 games.
Jones (COVID-19 injured list) was cleared to rejoin the Astros on Monday to resume workouts, Adam Spolane of Sports Radio 610 Houston reports. He'll be eligible to rejoin the Astros' active roster during the team's series with the Angels this weekend. Before he was placed on the IL due to MLB's health and safety protocols, Jones had been serving as a right-handed-hitting option off the Houston bench.
Jones was placed on the COVID-19 injured list Tuesday, Chandler Rome of the Houston Chronicle reports. No information is available yet on whether Jones tested positive for the virus, so it's unclear when he'll be eligible to rejoin the Astros' active roster.
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