(7/30/2010) The Atlanta Braves traded minor-league outfielder Mitch Jones to Pittsburgh Pirates on Friday for cash considerations. The 32-year-old outfielder batted .250 for Triple-A Gwinnett with 18 homers and 45 RBI in 89 games. He will go to Pittsburgh's Triple-A team in Indianapolis.
Braves trim spring roster by six
(3/21/2010) The Braves trimmed their spring roster by six players Sunday, optioning two players and re-assigning four others. Left-handed pitcher Mike Dunn and right-handed pitcher Jeff Lyman were optioned to Triple-A Gwinnett. The four players who were re-assigned to minor league camp include left-handed pitcher Mariano Gomez, catcher Orlando Mercado and outfielders Brent Clevlen and Mitch Jones.
M. Jones connects for spring homer
(3/8/2010) Braves OF Mitch Jones hit his first home run of the spring Monday at the Tigers, finishing 1 for 1. He's now batting .100 (1 for 10) for the spring.
Braves announce 6 spring invites
(12/18/2009) The Braves announced the signing of six players Friday to minor-league contracts for the 2010 season. All six players received non-roster invitations to spring training. The list of includes left-handed pitcher Mariano Gomez, catchers Orlando Mercado and J.C. Boscan, infielder Joe Thurston and outfielders Brent Clevlen and Mitch Jones. They join right-handed pitcher Scott Proctor, who signed in November.
Braves give OF Jones minor deal
(12/18/2009) The Braves signed outfielder Mitch Jones to a minor league contract Thursday.
Dodgers outright Jones to minors
(7/9/2009) The Dodgers outrighted outfielder Mitch Jones to the minor leagues Wednesday. He had been designated for assignment Wednesday.
Dodgers' Jones designated for assign.
(7/2/2009) The Los Angeles Dodgers removed Eric Stults (sprained left thumb) from the 15-day DL and optioned him back to the minor leagues Wednesday. To make room on the roster for Manny Ramirez (suspension), they sent third catcher A.J. Ellis to the minors. Also, they designated outfielder Mitch Jones for assignment. They have 10 days to trade, release or outright him to the minor leagues.
Jones has first multi-hit game
(6/23/2009) Dodgers OF Mitch Jones appeared as the team's designated hitter during Tuesday's game against the White Sox and went 2 for 4 with a double and one run. It was the first double and multi-hit game of his career.
31-year-old Jones makes MLB debut
(6/17/2009)Mitch Jones, who hit 21 homers in 192 at-bats for the Dodgers' Triple-A Albuquerque club this season, made his major league debut at age 31 and struck out as a pinch-hitter in the seventh. SP Jason Schmidt was transferred to the 60-day disabled list to make room for him on the 40-man roster.
(3/16/2009) Dodgers OF Mitch Jones hit his fourth home run of the spring on Monday in the seventh inning against the Mariners. Jones went 2-for-4 in the game and is now hitting .258 on the spring.
M. Jones going strong with third HR
(3/3/2009) Dodgers OF Mitch Jones' hit his third home run of the spring Tuesday at the Padres, going 2-for-3 to raise his batting average to .417. Jones has eight RBI in 12 at-bats.
M. Jones clubs second spring HR
(2/28/2009) Dodgers OF Mitch Jones had a grand slam off Rockies RP Jason Grilli for his second home run of the spring Saturday. Jones is hitting .400 with two homers and seven RBI in his first four spring outings.
(6/15/2007) The Nippon Ham Fighters of Japan's Pacific League on Friday announced the acquisition of Los Angeles Dodgers minor league outfielder Mitch Jones.
Jones recalled by Yankees
(5/19/2006) The New York Yankees put Bubba Crosby on the 15-day disabled list Friday. To take his place, the Yankees purchased the contract of outfielder Mitch Jones from Triple-A Columbus. A four-time All-Star in the minors, the 28-year-old Jones has never played in the majors.
Yanks assign 1B Jones to minors
(3/20/2006) The Yankees reassigned LHP Frank Brooks, RHP J. Brent Cox, C David Parrish, INF Marcos Vechionacci, INF Ramiro Pena, 1B Eric Duncan and 1B Mitch Jones to minor league camp.
Jones catches Torre's eye
(3/17/2006) Mitch Jones is hitting .325 with four homers and seven RBIs in 40 at-bats this spring. A career minor-leaguer, Jones has caught the eye of Joe Torre. "He's legitimate," the manager said. "It's not like he's hitting only mistakes." He homered twice for the second time in three days against the Astros last Wednesday.
Mitch Jones hits two out
(3/16/2006) Yankees rookie Mitch Jones homered twice for the second time in three days against the Astros Wednesday.
Mitch Jones invited to Yanks camp
(2/8/2006) The Yankees invited C Jason Brown, OF Mitch Jones, INFs Ramiro Pena and Marcos Vechionacci to spring training and announced C Irwil Rojas will not participate in major-league camp.