Jeff Jones (pitcher)
Jones during the American National Anthem as bullpen coach for the Detroit Tigers in 2009
|Detroit Tigers – No. 51|
|Relief pitcher / pitching coach|
July 29, 1956 |
|Batted: Right||Threw: Right|
|April 10, 1980 for the Oakland Athletics|
|Last MLB appearance|
|September 14, 1984 for the Oakland Athletics|
|Earned run average||3.95|
Jeffrey Allen Jones (born July 29, 1956 in Detroit, Michigan) is a former Major League Baseball pitcher. He played for the Oakland Athletics from 1980 until 1984. He is currently the pitching coach for the Detroit Tigers.
Jones was the pitching coach for the London Tigers (AA) in 1989, 1991 and 1992. He then went to the Toledo Mud Hens in 1990 and 1994 to be their pitching coach.
On July 3, 2011, Jones was moved from the Tigers bullpen coach to their pitching coach after pitching coach Rick Knapp was fired after his pitchers gave up a combined 54 runs in six games against the New York Mets and San Francisco Giants. He has two daughters, Audrey and Whitney.
- Career statistics and player information from Baseball-Reference
|Detroit Tigers bullpen coach
|Detroit Tigers pitching coach
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