Damon Jones is a Major League Baseball pitcher for the Philadelphia Phillies in the United States (MLB). Jones played collegiate baseball at the College of Southern Idaho and Washington State University after graduating from Twin Falls High School in Idaho.
The Philadelphia Phillies selected him in the 18th round of the 2017 Major League Baseball draft.
As a member of the Williamsport Crosscutters, Jones pitched 26 innings as a reliever, going 2–3 with an ERA of 4.85. In 23 appearances with the Lakewood BlueClaws in 2018, he pitched to a 10-7 record with a 3.41 ERA (22 starts).
A three-time Florida State League All-Star, Jones began the year with the Clearwater Threshers before being promoted to Reading and Lehigh Valley.
Jones has a 5-4 record with a 2.91 ERA and 152 strikeouts in 114+1/3 innings in 23 starts for the three teams. After the 2020 season, the Phillies added Jones to their 40-man roster.
His minor league season was cancelled because of the COVID-19 epidemic in 2020, hence he did not play a game.
Jones made his MLB debut on April 19, 2021. He was optioned down the next day. On July 11, Jones was activated off the COVID-19 injured list along with Alec Bohm, Connor Brogdon, Aaron Nola, and Bailey Falter.
Jones was optioned down to Lehigh Valley on July 16. He debuted on August 10 against the Dodgers, pitching 13 innings.
How Much Does Damon Jones Make?
The basic pay for Philadelphia Phillies starting pitcher Damon Jones is $700,000.