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Draft : : Prospect Scouting Reports
Draft Focus: JaCoby Jones
Frankie Piliere        
Published: Thursday, February 21, 2013

Every weekday leading up to the 2013 MLB Draft, Perfect Game will be providing a scouting profile on a notable draft-eligible prospect.  Stay tuned to Perfect Game and be sure to visit the Draft Page for all of the latest info and reports pertaining to the draft.



JaCoby Jones Perfect Game profile

Position:  3B/OF
Height:  6-3
Weight:  200
Bats/Throws:  R-R
Birthdate:  May 10, 1992
College:  Louisiana State
Hometown:  Richton, Miss.
Previously Drafted:  Astros '10 (19)
Projected Draft Round:  1S-2

Some players are all about their present ability and performance. Then, there are players that bring that “what if” factor to the table - JaCoby Jones is a “what if” player if there ever was one. And, of course that’s both a negative and very positive thing. Jones, who was named a PG/Aflac All-American in 2009, entered the spring of 2012 for LSU as one of the most highly touted sophomores in the country, and to make a long story short it just never came together for him. He left scouts scratching their heads and wondering when this supremely talented player would eventually translate into live game action. 


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