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WATCH: Carlos Correa scores after hitting routine fly ball

Carlos Correa hit what looked like a routine fly ball in the fourth inning of Sunday’s Yankees-Astros game. But this is baseball, and crazy things happen from time to time. Today, Correa’s ball wasn’t caught, and all hell broke loose. It went down in the books as a double and a two base error on center fielder Brett Gardner, who fumbled the ball after it fell between...
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June 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Garrett Jones Makes Rare Appearance, Powers Yankees To Win Over Mariners

When Garrett Jones stepped up to the plate in last night's Yankees game against the Mariners, the 33 year old back-up 1B and OF’er had an AB in just 25 of the Yankees first 52 games. His appearances were few and far between and, like last night, some were of the pinch hit variety.Jones is batting just .234 with 2 HR over the season. Those are hardly the numbers Jones, a free agent...
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June 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Garrett Jones snaps homerless slump at prime time for Marlins

MIAMI -- Miami Marlins first baseman Garrett Jones was 99 percent certain the Chicago Cubs would go with lefty reliever Wesley Wright for a pivotal seventh-inning at-bat Tuesday night. With runners at first and second with one out, the Cubs kept righty Brian Schlitter on the mound to face Jones in a tie ballgame. It was a move that backfired, as Jones blasted a 91 mph fastball that...
Via Fox Sports Florida
June 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Widely available Garrett Jones producing in middle of Miami lineup (Week 9 MLB Transaction Trends)

Despite striking out 25% of the time, Garrett Jones has a respectable 10% BB-rate and has been benefiting from a .333 BABIP. Normally hitting fifth behind a surprisingly productive top half of the Marlins order, he has accumulated 26 R and 25 RBI to go with his 8 HR in 48 GP this year. Still just 46% owned in Y! leagues, that number has come up 10% already in recent days, largely as...
Via Fantasy Sports Locker Room
May 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Marlins notes: Garrett Jones getting into swing of things at plate

MIAMI -- When the Miami Marlins signed first baseman Garrett Jones, they envisioned him as a consistent left-handed threat in the middle of the order. Of late, Jones has been living up to that hope. In Tuesday's 6-5 loss to the Philadelphia Phillies, Jones went 4 for 5 with a pair of doubles and RBI. The four hits were a season high. "I got two bloops and got some balls down the...
Via Fox Sports Florida
May 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Notebook: Garrett Jones aiming to be more aggressive at plate

MIAMI -- When the Marlins signed first baseman Garrett Jones over the offseason, they knew about his consistency. He has averaged not only 149 games over his past four seasons but also 20 home runs over the past five years. Jones didn't knock his first dinger until Sunday on the first pitch from Phillies right-hander Kyle Kendrick. His swing sent a 91 mph sinker to right field for...
Via Fox Sports Florida
April 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Miami Marlins: Offseason trades, grades and needs

Garrett Jones becomes the new first baseman for the Miami Marlins. (Brett Davis/USA Today Sports) The Miami Marlins as few would have guessed, have been rather busy this offseason. Miami has brought in a number of veterans who have been around winning cultures to try to help the Marlins turnaround from what was a National League worst record of 62-100 in 2013. Despite losing 100...
December 14, 2013  |  Discuss

AP source: Jones agrees to terms with Marlins

Garrett Jones will try to give the Miami Marlins some much-needed offense at first base. Jones agreed to terms with Miami on a $7.75 million, two-year contract, a person familiar with the negotiations said Monday. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because the deal hadn't been finalized and Jones had yet to take his physical. Jones, a six-year veteran...
Via AP on Fox
December 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Pittsburgh Pirates trade Alex Dickerson, designate Garrett Jones

Garrett Jones was designated for assignment on Monday (Photo Courtesy of Al Behrman) The Pittsburgh Pirates have traded prospect Alex Dickerson to the San Diego Padres for Jaff Decker and Miles Mikolas. To make room on the 40-man roster for Decker and Mikolas, the Pirates have designated Garrett Jones and Kyle McPherson for assignment. Decker was a first round draft pick in 2008...
November 26, 2013  |  Discuss

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