Douglas Reid Jones
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 3", Weight: 195 lb.
Born: June 24, 1957 in Covina, CA
High School: Lebanon HS (Lebanon, IN) Schools: Central Arizona College (Coolidge, AZ), Butler University (Indianapolis, IN) by the Drafted Milwaukee Brewers in the 3rd round of the 1978 amateur draft (January). Player signed May 18, 1978.
( All Transactions) Debut: April 9, 1982 (Age 24)
vs. TOR 1.0 IP, 0 H, 0 SO, 0 BB, 0 ER Teams (by GP): Indians/Astros/Brewers/Athletics/Orioles/... 1982-2000 Final Game: September 29, 2000 (Age 43)
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News -- December 2013
12/6 MetsToday.com: Creating the next Uehara: NOTE: this is a post by David Berg With the Mets lagging behind the competition in every department except High-End Starting Pitching ... News -- November 2013
11/19 Did The Tribe Win Last Night?: DeRosa’s Biggest Addition was by Subtraction: Mark DeRosa’s time with the Indians was brief, but his biggest impact came when he left. DeRosa, who announced his retirement ... News -- October 2013
10/9 The Cardboard Examiner: 1993 TOPPS FINEST: PAGING Nos. 64-72: A LITTLE OF EVERYTHING: A TRIPLES SAVANT, AN IDIOT SAVANT, A HALL OF FAMER, A 50-HR PLAYER AND A PITCHER BEATEN WITH A SHOE.HALL ...
10/5 The Cardboard Examiner: 1993 TOPPS FINEST: #69 DOUG JONES: GOT OUTS WITH GUILE, NOT VELOCITY.WHAT HE LACKED IN MPH WAS MADE UP FOR IN MUSTACHE.DEFINING THE PLAYERDoug Jones, who threw ... News -- June 2013
6/24 What the Heck, Bobby?: Happy Birthday - 6/24: No future Astros, only former Astros with birthdays today ~
RHP Doug Jones (56)
Originally drafted by the Brewers in ...
6/24 Did The Tribe Win Last Night?: Today in Tribe History: June 24, 1988: Cleveland’s Doug Jones celebrates his 31st birthday by saving his 14th game in 14 appearances, breaking the major-league ...
6/7 Indians Baseball Insider: Second Thoughts: An ode to the underrated Joe Smith: On a day when everyone will be talking about the Indians’ new 18-year-old wunderkind Walt “Clint” Frazier, I ... News -- May 2013
5/25 Did The Tribe Win Last Night?: Today in Tribe History: May 25, 1991: The Cleveland Indians score two runs in the top of the ninth inning to steal a victory from the Milwaukee Brewers. Two walks and ...
5/19 Did The Tribe Win Last Night?: Booing Perez Is In Poor Taste: “In case you haven’t noticed, and judging by the attendance you haven’t, the Indians have managed to win a few here ... News -- March 2013
3/21 Did The Tribe Win Last Night?: Designated Hitter Wraps Up The Indians All-Time Team: By Ronnie Tellalian The Indians All-Time team wraps up with the designated hitter. This choice is admittedly biased since I chose ... News -- November 2012
11/29 WasWatching: Greatest Seasons By A RP When He Was 42 Or Older: Here’s one way to slice it - Rk Player WAR G Year Age Tm GF W L SV IP BB SO ERA ERA+ HR BF 1 Hoyt Wilhelm 3.5 66 1965 42 ...
11/22 Foul Ground: Jones Wins WAR to Earn Place on All-Time Tribe Team: By Ronnie Tellalian Many famous closers have sauntered their way through the Indians clubhouse. Jose Mesa was a superhero in 1995. ...
11/22 Did The Tribe Win Last Night?: Jones Wins WAR to Earn Place on All-Time Tribe Team: By Ronnie Tellalian Many famous closers have sauntered their way through the Indians clubhouse. Jose Mesa was a superhero in ...
11/20 For Baseball Junkies: Indians All-Time Team v.2012: Today, we're taking a look at the Indians All-Time team. In addition to our normal annual review, as part of our roster ... News -- August 2012
8/19 Did The Tribe Win Last Night?: Today in Tribe History: August 19, 1988: Compiled by Jason Kaminski Tribe sluggers Joe Carter and Cory Snyder lead the way in a 4-2 victory over visiting Kansas City. ... News -- July 2012
7/11 That Ball's Outta Here: Who Were the Weirdest All-Stars in Phillies History?: This year, despite being in last place, the Phillies sent three players to Kansas City for the 2012 All-Star Game, Cole Hamels, ... News -- June 2012
6/29 High Heat Stats: My oh my, how closing times have changed: 25 years ago today, on June 29th 1987, Steve Bedrosian recorded a save in a 6-5 Phillies win over the Pirates. It was the 19th ...
6/24 Did The Tribe Win Last Night?: Today in Tribe History: June 24, 1988: Compiled by Jason Kaminski Cleveland’s Doug Jones celebrates his 31st birthday by saving his 14th game in 14 appearances, ... News -- May 2012
5/30 James Smyth Broadcast: All-Time Bluefield Team - Armando Benitez: Next up on the All-Time Bluefield-to-the-Bigs Team is reliever Armando Benitez. This two-time All-Star ranks 25th on the all-time ... News -- February 2012
2/12 High Heat Stats: The best relief career you never hear about: Who were the top relievers of the 1970s? If you ask the average fan, you’d likely hear Rollie Fingers, Sparky Lyle, Goose ... News -- August 2011
News -- July 2011
7/12 B-R Blog: Juan Perez pitches a perfect inning: Thanks to reader Jim P. for emailing in about this. Last night the Phillies' Juan Perez pitched a perfect inning, meaning 3 strikeouts ... News -- June 2011
6/24 My Pinstripes: Baseball Digest Birthdays: Phil Hughes | Baseball Digest: Baseball Digest Birthdays: Phil Hughes | Baseball DigestPhil Hughes will celebrate his 25th birthday today by making a rehab ... News -- May 2011
5/23 B-R Blog: 5+ Career Games Since 1919 With 1 IP Or Less & 5+ ER Allowed: Since 1919, how many pitchers have 5 or more games in their career where they lasted 1 inning or less in the game and allowed ... News -- April 2011
4/21 Wahoo's Warriors: Three-pitch save: Chris Perez needed just three pitches to pick up his 6th save of the season on Wednesday night against the Royals. It was the ...
4/7 B-R Blog: Games With 1+ IP, No Hits Or BB, 1+ Runs Allowed: Since 1919, through April 6, 2010, how many pitchers have appeared in more than one game where they pitched at least one inning ... News -- March 2011
3/2 Crashburn Alley: Madson’s Evolution Gives Phillies Tough Decision: The following article was written with the intention of being published in the Maple Street Press Phillies Annual 2011. Unfortunately, ... News -- February 2011
2/2 Crashburn Alley: The Overlooked Bullpen: Rob Bradford of WEEI posted his Major League bullpen power rankings this morning. Naturally, the first thing I did was a Ctrl ... News -- January 2011
1/13 B-R Blog: Does the W-L record matter for closers?: On our Trevor Hoffman Hall of Fame post, a couple of readers remarked on his career W-L record of 61-75 as being a detriment to ... News -- August 2010
8/13 B-R Blog: POLL: Is Mariano Rivera the greatest pitcher in baseball history?: Mariano Rivera is 40 years old, still pitching extremely well, and is first in baseball history in ERA+. Among active pitchers, ... News -- June 2010
6/28 B-R Blog: Rolling Down The Rhodes: I noticed this news yesterday -
With his scoreless seventh inning Saturday night against the Indians, Reds left-hander Arthur ...
6/18 B-R Blog: Arthur Rhodes’ excellent season: Arthur Rhodes is 40 and fabulous. Apparently for him, 40 is the new 27.
Rhodes now has the most scoreless appearances in a season, ... News -- May 2010
5/21 Crashburn Alley: The Big Truck Gets Big Outs: Since 1990, only three Phillies relievers with at least 50 IP have finished a season with an ERA below 2.00. Billy Wagner did ...