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Boonville Daily News - Boonville, MO
  • Jones on a tear the last 10 games for Augusta GreenJackets

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  • Augusta GreenJackets player Chuckie Jones has been on a  tear recently in his last 10 games.
    After a slow start for the first half of the season, Jones is starting to heat up while hitting .297 in 10 games with 11 hits in 37 at-bats.
    For the season, Jones is hitting .234 with 83 hits in 354 at-bats with 54 singles, 18 doubles, two triples and nine home runs. Jones also has 43 RBIs and 51 runs scored with 118 strikeouts for an on-base percentage of .323 and a slugging percentage of .373.
    However, in the last 10 ballgames, Jones’ average has been on an upward swing by almost 60 points. Although he went 0 for 4 last night against the Greenville Drive, Jones has eight hits in 16 at-bats in his last five games for a .500 clip.
    Also, in his last 10 games, Jones has five singles, three doubles, three home runs and nine RBIs with an on-base percentage of .381 and a slugging percentage of .622.
    The month of August has also been kind to the Boonville native. While hitting .320 in August, Jones has 16 hits in 50 at-bats with nine singles, double doubles, three home runs and 11 RBIs with 18 strikeouts for an on-base percentage of .393 and a slugging percentage of .580.
    Jones also likes day games more than night games. While hitting .286 in day games with 20 hits in 70 at-bats with 12 singles, four doubles, one triple, three home runs and RBIs, Jones is batting almost 60 points fewer in night games while batting .222 with 63 hits in 284 at-bats with 42 singles, 14 doubles, one triple, six home runs and 32 RBIs.
    The first half of the season versus the second half has also shown a major improvement for Jones. In the first half, Jones hit .199 with 38 hits in 191 at-bats with 25 singles, nine doubles, one triple, three home runs and 19 RBIs. Meanwhile, in the second half, Jones is currently hitting .276 with 45 hits in 163 at-bats with 29 singles, nine doubles, one triple, six home runs and 24 RBIs.
    Against left-handed pitchers this season, Jones is hitting .227 with 17 hits in 75 at-bats with 12 singles, three doubles, one triple, one home run and seven RBIs. Meanwhile, against right-handed pitchers, Jones is batting .237 with 66 hits in 279 at-bats with 42 singles, 15 doubles, one triple, eight home runs and 36 RBIs.
    On the road this season, Jones is hitting .245 with 47 hits in 192 at-bats with 31 singles, eight doubles, two triples, six home runs and 24 RBIs. At home, Jones is hitting only .222 with 36 hits in 162 at-bats with 23 singles, 10 doubles, three home runs and 19 RBIs.
    As for playing on grass this season, Jones is hitting .234 with 83 hits in 354 at-bats with 54 singles, 18 doubles, two triples, nine home runs and 43 RBIs.
    Since starting in the Giants’ organization in 2010, Jones has hit .279, .218, .202 and .234.

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