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Nate Jones

32-Year-Old Pitcher – Chicago White Sox

2018 Stats

W-L

2-2

ERA

2.55

WHIP

1.38

K

27

SV

4

2018 Preseason Projections

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2018 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

Jones is a walking MASH unit. He has had back surgery, nerve repositioning surgery and Tommy John surgery over the past four seasons. When he has been able to pitch, he has flashed very closer-worthy ...

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2018 ADP:  340.47

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STATUS:  10-Day DL     INJURY TYPE:  Arm     EST. RETURN:  6/23/2018
LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: YES   BATS: R   THROWS: R   HT: 6' 5"   WT: 225   DOB: 1/28/1986
BORN: Butler, KY   COLLEGE: Northern Kentucky   DRAFTED: 5th Rd    Show ContractHide Contract

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Nate Jones Contract Information:

Signed a three-year, $8 million contract with the White Sox in December of 2015, avoiding arbitration. Contract includes team options at MLB minimum ($1.25 million buyout) for 2019, $3.75 million ($1.25 million buyout) for 2020 and $4.25 million ($1.25 million buyout) for 2021.

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A scoring change has resulted in Jones' ERA falling from 4.01 to 2.86, Daryl Van Schouwen of the Chicago Sun-Times reports.

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Nate Jones Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm G GS SH IP H ER HR K BB W L SV BS HLD ERA WHIP
2007 21 R BRI 13 10 0 47.3 44 27 4 42 29 0 4 0 5.13 1.54
2008 22 A WIN 2 0 0 2.2 1 1 0 1 2 0 0 0 3.38 1.36
2008 22 A KAN 18 10 0 56.2 63 43 8 71 35 1 7 0 6.83 1.74
2008 22 A BRI 4 1 0 6.2 6 1 0 12 2 1 0 0 1.35 1.29
2009 23 A WIN 32 0 0 49.3 44 20 4 43 13 2 1 0 3.67 1.16
2009 23 A KAN 13 0 0 18.7 8 5 0 25 9 2 0 1 2.47 0.91
2010 24 A WIN 28 28 0 152.1 176 69 10 109 56 11 6 0 0 0 4.08 1.53
2011 25 AA BIR 42 0 0 63.1 57 23 3 67 27 2 3 12 0 0 3.27 1.33
2012 26 MAJ CWS 65 0 0 71.7 67 19 4 65 32 8 0 0 3 7 2.39 1.38
2013 27 MAJ CWS 70 0 0 78.0 69 36 5 89 26 4 5 0 4 16 4.15 1.22
2014 28 MAJ CWS 2 0 0 0.0 2 4 0 0 3 0 0 0 1 0 0.00 0.00
2015 29 A WIN 4 2 0 4.0 3 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.25 0.75
2015 29 AAA CHA 6 0 0 6.1 3 1 1 4 2 0 0 0 0 0 1.42 0.82
2015 29 MAJ CWS 19 0 0 19.0 12 7 5 27 6 2 2 0 1 6 3.32 0.95
2016 30 MAJ CWS 71 0 0 70.7 48 18 7 80 15 5 3 3 9 28 2.29 0.89
2017 31 MAJ CWS 11 0 0 11.7 9 3 1 15 6 1 0 0 0 4 2.31 1.29
2018 32 MAJ CWS 27 0 0 24.7 20 7 3 27 14 2 2 4 3 6 2.55 1.38
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3-Year Averages     33 0 0 33.8 23 9 4 40 9 2 1 1 3 12 2.40 0.95
Career  (View All)     265 0 0 275.7 227 94 25 303 102 22 12 7 3.07 1.19

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Nate Jones Game Log    (View Full Game Log)
# of Team Games To Display:    Show 14Show 14    Show 30Show 30    Show 60Show 60
DATE OPP IP H R ER HR BB K HBP WP CG W-L SV BS HLD ERA WHIP
Jun. 12 Cle 0.3 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 4.01 1.42
Jun. 10 @Bos 0.3 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 - 0 0 1 4.07 1.36
Jun. 8 @Bos 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 1 4.13 1.33
Jun. 6 @Min 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 - 0 0 1 4.30 1.39
Jun. 5 @Min 0.7 2 4 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 L 0 1 0 2.86 1.41
Jun. 1 Mil 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 2.95 1.31
May. 30 @Cle 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 3.10 1.33
May. 26 @Det 0.3 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 3.26 1.29
May. 22 Bal 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 - 1 0 0 3.32 1.26
May. 19 Tex 0.7 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 - 1 0 0 3.50 1.22
May. 17 Tex 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 - 1 0 0 3.63 1.27
May. 16 @Pit 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 3.86 1.29
May. 13 @ChC 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 1 4.11 1.30
May. 9 Pit 1.0 4 4 4 1 0 1 0 0 0 L 0 1 0 4.40 1.40
May. 6 Min 1.0 1 1 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 2.03 1.20
May. 3 Min 0.3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 W 0 0 0 1.46 1.22
May. 1 @StL 1.0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 1 1.50 1.25
Apr. 27 @KC 1.3 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 - 0 1 0 1.64 1.18
Apr. 26 @KC 1.0 3 1 1 0 0 2 1 0 0 - 0 0 0 1.86 1.24
Apr. 24 Sea 1.3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 1.04 1.04
Apr. 22 Hou 0.7 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 1.23 1.23
Apr. 18 @Oak 1.3 0 0 0 0 3 1 0 1 0 - 0 0 0 1.35 1.20
Apr. 17 @Oak 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 1.69 0.94
Last 14 Games (Team)
3 Games Pitched:  Avg. 0.6 IP/G
1.7 1 0 0 0 2 1 1 0 0 0-0 0 0 2 0.00 1.80
Last 30 Games (Team)
9 Games Pitched:  Avg. 0.7 IP/G
6.7 5 4 0 1 7 7 1 0 0 0-1 1 1 3 0.00 1.80
Last 60 Games (Team)
23 Games Pitched:  Avg. 0.9 IP/G
20.3 16 10 6 3 13 22 3 1 0 1-2 3 3 5 2.66 1.43

Nate Jones Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
2018461058203.205
201728944100.174
201610938720415.200

Vs. Right

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
20186617913100.241
201721625101.278
201616542828302.184

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Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
201810.311411425.231.55
20176.70009212.701.35
201634.730343721.040.84

Away

Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
201814.3110161013.141.33
20175.01006401.801.20
201636.023037853.500.94
Nate Jones vs. Today's Pitcher Stats

Nate Jones Advanced Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm G GS IP K/9 BB/9 K/BB HR/9 GB/FB Ratio Strand % Fastball ERA FIP BABIP
2007 21 R BRI 13 10 47.3 7.99 5.51 1.45 0.76 66.7% 5.13 4.62 .304
2008 22 A WIN 2 0 2.2 4.09 8.18 0.50 0.00 66.7% 3.38 5.02 .161
2008 22 A KAN 18 10 56.2 11.37 5.60 2.03 1.28 61.1% 6.83 4.39 .386
2008 22 A BRI 4 1 6.2 17.42 2.90 6.00 0.00 87.5% 1.35 0.30 .522
2009 23 A WIN 32 0 49.3 7.84 2.37 3.31 0.73 69.8% 3.67 3.30 .294
2009 23 A KAN 13 0 18.7 12.05 4.34 2.78 0.00 70.6% 2.47 1.97 .224
2010 24 A WIN 28 28 152.1 6.45 3.31 1.95 0.59 73.4% 4.08 3.96 .342
2011 25 AA BIR 42 0 63.1 9.56 3.85 2.48 0.43 75.3% 3.27 3.07 .327
2012 26 MAJ CWS 65 0 71.7 8.16 4.02 2.03 0.50 1.50 84.2% 97.6 MPH 2.39 3.49 .315
2013 27 MAJ CWS 70 0 78.0 10.27 3.00 3.42 0.58 1.94 65.6% 97.7 MPH 4.15 2.79 .328
2014 28 MAJ CWS 2 0 .0 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 20% 95.8 MPH 0.00 0.00 1.000
2015 29 A WIN 4 2 4.0 2.25 0.00 0.00 2.25 100% 2.25 5.95 .163
2015 29 AAA CHA 6 0 6.1 5.90 2.95 2.00 1.48 100% 1.42 5.00 .132
2015 29 MAJ CWS 19 0 19.0 12.79 2.84 4.50 2.37 1.21 84.6% 97.6 MPH 3.32 4.73 .208
2016 30 MAJ CWS 71 0 70.7 10.19 1.91 5.33 0.89 1.62 80.4% 96.8 MPH 2.29 2.99 .256
2017 31 MAJ CWS 11 0 11.7 11.57 4.63 2.50 0.77 2.29 85.7% 97.2 MPH 2.31 3.54 .309
2018 32 MAJ CWS 27 0 24.7 9.85 5.11 1.93 1.09 1.08 87.1% 97.2 MPH 2.55 4.66 .285
Today's Projections     0 0 .0 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0% 0.00 0.00 .000
Next 7 Days     0 0 1.5 11.42 3.05 3.75 1.01 82.7% 2.46 3.14 .276
Rest Of Season     0 0 28.0 10.65 2.72 3.92 0.94 82.1% 2.39 3.10 .267
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3-Year Averages     33 0 33.8 10.66 2.40 4.44 1.07 82.1% 2.40 3.17 .256
Career     265 0 275.7 9.89 3.33 2.97 0.82 77.3% 3.07 3.33 .299

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Nate Jones Defensive Stats

DRS Breakdown
Pos Year Inn DRS (?) Pos Rank Range & Pos (?) OF Arm (?) GFP/DME (?) GDP (?) Bunts (?) Catcher SB (?) Pitcher SB (?) Adj ERA (?) Strike Zone(?)
P 2018 24.7 0 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

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2018 Stat Review for Nate Jones    As compared to the top 100 relief pitchers in 2016 (min 55 in)

K/BB/HR Stats

A collection of stats that measure different skills.

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1.93 K/BB
POOR
9.85 K/9
GOOD
5.11 BB/9
TERRIBLE
97.2 MPH Fastball
ELITE
1.1 HR/9
WEAK
1.08 GB/FB Ratio
MODERATE GROUNDBALLER
ERA/WHIP/FIP

A few general measures of a pitcher's effectiveness.

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2.55 ERA
GOOD
1.38 WHIP
WEAK
4.66 FIP
POOR
BABIP/Strand

Balls in play avg. and % of runners left stranded.

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.285 BABIP
AVERAGE
87.1% Strand Rate
HIGH

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Nate Jones: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Jones (arm) will take a break from throwing for six days before being re-evaluated by the team after his MRI results came back negative, James Fegan of The Athletic reports.

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Jones was placed on the 10-day disabled list Wednesday with a muscle strain in his right (throwing) arm.

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Jones struck out one in a scoreless inning to pick up his fifth hold of the season in Friday's win over the Red Sox.

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Jones struck out two in a scoreless ninth to earn the save in Tuesday's win over the Orioles. He walked one and gave up one hit.

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Jones was not used in a save situation in Sunday's 3-0 win over the Rangers.

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Jones recorded the final two outs of Saturday's 5-3 win over the Rangers, striking out one, to pick up his third save of the season.

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Jones allowed one hit and struck out one in a scoreless ninth inning to record the save Thursday against the Rangers.

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Jones needed just nine pitches to throw a perfect eighth inning Sunday against the Cubs. He struck out one en route to his third hold of the season.

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Jones coughed up four runs on four hits over an inning of work to take the loss against the Pirates on Wednesday. He struck out one.

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Jones allowed a hit and struck out one over 1.1 innings in Friday's 7-4 extra-inning win over the Royals.

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Jones picked up his first save of the season, striking out two and walking a batter in a scoreless ninth inning in Wednesday's 2-1 win over the Rays.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2018

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2017

Although 2016 was his first full season after undergoing Tommy John surgery at the end of 2014, Jones looked like nothing had ever happened to his elbow. Jones held up for 70.2 innings over the course of the season (his most since 2013) and maintained an excellent 2.29 ERA and 0.89 WHIP. To go with that, the right-hander continued his high-strikeout ways, fanning 80 batters during that time to go with his career-best 1.9 BB/9. His FIP also suggests that his success is fairly sustainable, as 2.99 is still a very solid mark. The fact that Jones is sitting behind David Robertson in the pecking order for saves is one of the few negatives in his outlook heading into the 2017 campaign, although Robertson is a good bet to be traded during the season if he is not dealt this winter. With that in mind, Jones is a solid bet to be closing games at some point on the south side this season, assuming he is not also dealt as part of the White Sox full-scale rebuild.

2016

Jones returned to action in early August after missing a season and a half with elbow issues. Despite the layoff, he was still able to touch 100 mph with his fastball and he continued to flash an unhittable slider. That slider was his knockout punch, and he should take on a more prominent role in the bullpen as he gets further away from his August 2014 injury. Jones could be in the mix for saves if something happens to closer David Robertson, but his value will likely be limited to leagues that reward holds if Robertson remains healthy in 2016.

2015

Jones appeared to be the heir apparent to the White Sox's closer role after the club traded Addison Reed to the Diamondbacks in the offseason. However, he was placed on the disabled list on April 4 and did not pitch again before undergoing Tommy John surgery in August. The surgery likely puts him out for most, if not all, of the 2015 campaign.

2014

Jones struggled at the start of the 2013 season, but he became one of the bullpen's key late-inning men after Jesse Crain and Matt Thornton departed via trade. Opposing batters were hitting .280 off him by the end of May, and his ERA sat on the wrong side of 6.00. He then went on a three-month run where he struck out 60 in 43.1 innings and posted a 2.03 ERA over 38 appearances. He wound up leading the bullpen with 78 innings pitched, and he pitched almost exclusively in the eighth and ninth innings starting in July. Jones maintained his high-90s (occasional 100 mph) velocity into September, but control issues returned in the season's final month as the gas tank neared empty. With Addison Reed out of the picture following an offseason trade to Arizona, Jones could enter spring training as the favorite to replace him as the team's closer.

2013

Jones came from almost nowhere to become one of the White Sox's most frequently used relievers in 2012. A high-90s fastball (often 100-plus mph) and good curveball helped Jones make the jump from Double-A to the Opening Day roster, but his control problems persisted into the majors. He walked 10.6 percent of the hitters he faced, but he missed enough bats to post an 8-0 record and sub-3.00 ERA. Expect his heavy usage to continue in 2013, but he will need to keep the strikeout rate up to keep the run rate down barring improvement in his walk rate.

2012

Jones returned to the bullpen in 2011 in his first season at Double-A Birmingham after spending 2010 in the rotation with High-A Winston-Salem, and the hard thrower upped his K/9IP from 6.4 to 9.5. His curveball has been rated as the best in the organization, but he will probably have to test it at Triple-A Charlotte before he receives a trial in the majors.