Los Angeles Dodgers Sign Outfielder-Turned Pitcher

The Los Angeles Dodgers add some left-handed pitching depth.

The Dodgers have signed pitcher James Jones to a minor-league contract.

Jones is a former outfielder who has since transitioned to a pitcher. He made 22 appearances in the upper minors last season, recording a decent 3.86 ERA, 1.29 WHIP, and 36 strikeouts across 21 innings of work. He made one start, 21 relief appearances, converted one save and held a 4-0 record.

The thirty-four-year-old will add some extra bullpen depth for the Dodgers' upper minors.

For his pitching career, Jones holds a 4.48 ERA, 1.46 WHIP, and 159 strikeouts over 142.2 innings of work.

He is a former fourth-round pick by the Seattle Mariners in the 2009 MLB Draft.
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