Ray Jones
#14

Position: OF
Height: 6' 0"   Weight: 190 lbs
Pro Experience: Gary SouthShore (2019)
College Experience: California State University, East Bay
Bats: L
Throws: L

Biography:

Professional Career

2019

At age 25, Jones joined the RailCats where he hit .215 in 65 games with the team. The San Diego native registered 45 hits, 11 of which resulted in extra bases, while producing 28 RBI and scoring 17 runs.

2018

Jones played his first season of professional baseball in the Pacific Association of Professional Baseball with the Napa Silverados in 2018. In 67 games with the Silverados, Jones batted .342 with 93 hits, nine home runs, six triples and 41 RBI.

Cal State East Bay

The San Diego native played his college ball at California State University East Bay in Hayward, California. In his final season with the Pioneers in 2018, Jones led the team in batting average (.367), OPS (.915), SLG (.475), hits (58), and walks (19), while tying for the team lead in total bases (75) and triples (3).

Jones spent three years with CSU East Bay, one with a medical redshirt, after playing his freshman and sophomore seasons close to home at San Diego City College. He was a first team all-conference selection in both of his seasons at SDCC.

Personal

The son of Diana Gilbert and Ronnie Jones…Has three siblings: Juan Gilbert (31), Kierra Gilbert (29), and Luther Jones (26)…Favorite athlete is Jackie Robinson…Likes to eat pizza, Mexican food, and BBQ ribs…Favorite movies include: The Waterboy, John Wick, and 42…Enjoys watching ESPN and Impractical Jokers.

Catchers

# Name POS
0 Marshall Skinner C
72 Jackson Smith C

Infielders

# Name POS
6 Tommy McCarthy IF
7 Tom Walraven IF
8 Hayden Schilling IF
18 Michael Woodworth IF
31 Jose Mercado IF
41 Tyler Van Marter IF
44 Daniel Lingua IF
63 Ryan Cash IF

Outfielders

# Name POS
11 MJ Rookard OF
14 Ray Jones OF
18 Jesus Marriaga OF
20 Zach Welz OF
25 Billy Cooke OF
34 Alec Olund OF
39 Jacob Talamante OF

Pitchers

# Name POS
0 Matt Vonderschmidt P
5 Cole Cook P
15 Tasker Strobel P
37 Trevor Lubking P
48 Jack Alkire P
50 Yoel De Leon P
56 Josh Vincent P
58 John Sheaks P
64 Nick Garcia P

Inactive

# Name POS
10 Chris Erwin P
62 Cas Silber P

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