Ryder Jones

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Ryder Jones
San Francisco Giants – No. 14
Third baseman
Born: (1994-06-07) June 7, 1994 (age 24)
Seattle, Washington
Bats: Left Throws: Right
MLB debut
June 24, 2017, for the San Francisco Giants
MLB statistics
(through September 10, 2018)
Batting average .184
Home runs 4
Runs batted in 8
Teams

Ryder McKinley Jones (born June 7, 1994) is an American professional baseball third baseman for the San Francisco Giants of Major League Baseball (MLB).

Jones attended Watauga High School in Boone, North Carolina and was drafted by the San Francisco Giants in the second round of the 2013 Major League Baseball Draft.[1][2]

Career[edit]

Draft and minor leagues[edit]

He made his professional debut with the Arizona League Giants.[3] Jones played 2014 with the Salem-Keizer Volcanoes and Augusta GreenJackets, 2015 with the San Jose Giants and 2016 with the Richmond Flying Squirrels.[4][5] After the 2016 season, he played in the Arizona Fall League.[6] Jones started the 2017 season with the Sacramento River Cats.[7]

San Francisco Giants[edit]

On June 24, 2017, the Giants promoted Jones to the major leagues.[8] He made his debut later that night, starting at third base against the New York Mets. On June 30, 2017, Jones recorded his first career hit against the Pittsburgh Pirates.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Pleskoff, Bernie (August 29, 2013). "First look: Giants 2013 Draft pick Ryder Jones". MLB.com. Retrieved June 24, 2017. 
  2. ^ Journal, Scott Hamilton/Winston-Salem. "Hamilton: Ryder Jones is in a can't-lose position". Winston-Salem Journal. Retrieved 2017-08-29. 
  3. ^ "WHS Standout Ryder Jones Debuts With San Francisco Giants". www.hcpress.com. Retrieved 2017-08-29. 
  4. ^ sports@wataugademocrat.com, Steve Behr. "WHS grad Ryder Jones opens season as Flying Squirrel". Watauga Democrat. Retrieved 2017-08-29. 
  5. ^ Times-Dispatch, JOHN O’CONNOR Richmond. "Duct tape secured swing path of Squirrels' Ryder Jones". Richmond Times-Dispatch. Retrieved 2017-08-29. 
  6. ^ "Giants prospect Jones finds power at perfect time in Arizona Fall League". NBCS Bay Area. 2016-10-31. Retrieved 2017-08-29. 
  7. ^ "Down on the Farm: Giants prospect Jones adds outfield to his arsenal". NBCS Bay Area. 2017-05-10. Retrieved 2017-08-29. 
  8. ^ Haft, Chris. "Giants promote Jones, designate Hill". MLB.com. Retrieved June 24, 2017. 

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