|2013 Season (CBSSports.com)||405.00||19.00||.252||61.00||50.00||0.00|
|Games Played By Position|
|vs Milwaukee||24||4||1|| .167|| .292|| .167|
|vs Estrada (Career)||19||3||0|| .158||.158||.158|
|vs RHP||124||35||5|| .331|| .484|| .282|
|05/22/2013||Jeff Keppinger, 2B CHW|
Jacoby Ellsbury, CF BOS
|Garrett Jones, 1B PIT|
Allen Craig, 1B STL
|05/21/2013||Hanley Ramirez, SS LAD|
Jonathan Papelbon, RP PHI
Garrett Jones, 1B PIT
|Will Venable, RF SD|
Logan Forsythe, 2B SD
Nate Eovaldi, SP MIA
|05/21/2013||Jose Fernandez, SP MIA|
Matt Carpenter, 2B STL
|Matt Kemp, CF LAD|
Garrett Jones, 1B PIT
|Last 10 Games|
|Garrett Jones succeeding despite platoon role|
|by Chris Cwik | CBSSports.com|
(5/13/13) Pirates first baseman Garrett Jones is off to a strong start this year.
Jones has been platooned with Gaby Sanchez throughout the year, but Jones has the benefit of facing right-handed pitchers. Jones has always been a significantly better hitter against righties. Over his career, he's hit .281/.348/.501 in 1,511 at-bats. In virtually the same role, he hit .274/.317/.516, with 27 home runs last season.
Given his slightly reduced role, and the abundance of talent at first, Jones' Fantasy value is limited in mixed leagues. But he makes a solid injury fill-in if he's facing right-handers.
|Garrett Jones stays productive |
|by Adam Moore | CBSSports.com|
(5/11/13) Pirates outfielder Garrett Jones had another productive game at the plate Friday against the Mets. Jones collected three hits in the 7-3 win, including belting his fifth home run of the year.
He ripped the three-run shot off starter Shaun Marcum in the fifth inning and also doubled and scored twice.
Jones finished 3 for 5 in the victory and is hitting .333 with two home runs and five RBI over his last six games (21 at-bats).
|Garrett Jones hits fourth long ball of the year|
|by Ed Gauna | CBSSports.com|
(5/7/13) Pirates first baseman Garrett Jones hit his fourth home run in Tuesday's series opener against the Mariners. He took reliever Carter Capps deep for a two-run shot in the eighth inning. Jones finished 1 for 4 in the 4-1 win.
The 31-year-old has gone just 2 for 14 (.143) through five games in May.
|Garrett Jones goes yard vs. Cards|
|by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com|
(4/29/13) Pirates outfielder Garrett Jones enjoyed a productive night at the plate as he launched his second home run of the season Sunday afternoon against the Cardinals.
Jones took reliever Fernando Salas deep for a solo home run in the seventh inning. He also doubled in the third and singled in the fifth as he finished 3 for 4 with two runs scored and one RBI in a 9-0 victory.
He has reached base in each of his last six games and is hitting .389 (7 for 18) with four doubles, four runs scored, a home run and four RBI over that span. He is hitting .324/.382/.515 with two home runs and 13 RBI in 68 at-bats.
|Garrett Jones comes up big Thursday|
|by Chris Cwik | CBSSports.com|
(4/25/13) Pirates outfielder/first baseman Garrett Jones hit a go-ahead double Thursday.
Jones didn't start the game but pinch hit in the eighth inning. With the bases loaded, Jones took a 3-1 pitch to right field, giving the Pirates the lead.
Hit Parade for Week 9
Which hitters should you be considering for upcoming Fantasy Week 9? Our Scott White takes a close look at all of the streaks and matchups to help optimize your lineups.
Liriano (3-0) pitches gem, Pirates edge Cubs
Francisco Liriano continued his torrid start, scattering two hits over seven innings and the Pittsburgh Pirates edged the Chicago Cubs 1-0 on Wednesday night.
Astros flub bases-loaded fly in 9th, handing Pirates a win
Jimmy Paredes dropped Russell Martin's bases-loaded fly ball when he collided with second baseman Jake Elmore with two outs in the ninth inning, the second missed catch by a Houston right fielder, and the Pittsburgh Pirates rallied past the Astros 5-4 Friday night.
Hit Parade for Week 8
Some heavy hitters are finally starting to return to form and good health, leaving owners with many tough decisions. Our Scott White looks at all of the streaks and matchups in his latest Hit Parade.
Pirates blow past reeling Brewers behind Snider
Travis Snider homered for the first time in nine months and drove in three runs to lead the Pittsburgh Pirates past the reeling Milwaukee Brewers 7-1 on Thursday night.
|Garrett Jones had a bounce-back campaign for the Pirates a year ago thanks to a strong finish. He hit 15 home runs with 49 RBI and a solid .523 slugging percentage in 74 games after the All-Star break and finished the year with a career-high 27 homers and 86 RBI. His on-base percentage dipped slightly from his down 2011 campaign but his jump in slugging percentage from .433 to .516 made a huge difference in his Fantasy value. The 31-year-old has been too inconsistent to trust in the majority of formats so far in his career, but the potential for 30 homers means he remains an intriguing option. Jones stands to see the majority of the playing time at first base in 2013 and is worth targeting in mixed leagues on Draft Day. (Updated 12/4/12)|
|Upcoming 7 Games|
|5/24/13||@ MIL||8:10 pm||Marco Estrada|
|5/25/13||@ MIL||4:10 pm||Mike Fiers|
|5/26/13||@ MIL||2:10 pm||Yovani Gallardo|
|5/27/13||@ DET||1:08 pm||Justin Verlander|
|5/28/13||@ DET||7:08 pm||Rick Porcello|
|5/29/13||DET||7:05 pm||Anibal Sanchez|
|5/30/13||DET||7:05 pm||Doug Fister|