Justin Jones
Justin Jones

Player Profile

Oakdale, Calif.

High School:

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 190

LH Pitcher



Cal Baseball Hosts Cal Poly Tuesday

5 p.m. Tilt at Evans


WSU Tips Cal Baseball, 7-6

Rubber Match Sunday


Cal Baseball Tops WSU, 4-2

Esquer 400th Win


Cal Hosts WSU in Pac-12 Series

Bears Battle Cougars


Cal Falls to No. 9 Oregon, 10-4

Pearson Homers

AS A JUNIOR (2012):

- Was 4-9 with a 4.57 ERA and one save in 16 games and 15 starts
- Threw a complete-game shutout (two hits, one walk, six strikeouts) May 6 at Washington State
- Has 23 career victories, tied for fifth on Cal's all-time list
- Has thrown 298.1 career innings, ninth on Cal's all-time list
- In three seasons has thrown six complete games and has 204 strikeouts in 298.1 innings
- Was drafted in the 26th round by the Minnesota Twins after junior season, but opted to return to Cal
- Named a 2012 third-team preseason All-American by the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association


- Was 2011 honorable mention All-Pac-10
- Finished 9-6 (nine wins 4th in Pac-10) with a 2.93 ERA in 20 games and 14 starts
- Had 81 strikeouts in a team-high 119.2 innings (5th in Pac-10, 5th on the Cal all-time single season list) with three complete games
- Was seventh in the Pac-10 with 27 batters struck out looking
- Earned win in June 11 start vs. Dallas Baptist in Santa Clara Super Regional (6.0 innings, one hit, no runs, one walk, three strikeouts), but left prior to the seventh inning due to cramping in left bicep
- Picked up win in relief June 4 vs. Alcorn State in the Houston Regional (6.1 innings, two hits, two runs, no earned runs, three walks, 10 strikeouts)
- Earned save June 5 vs. Baylor in Houston Regional (2.0 innings, one hit, two strikeouts)
- Threw a team-high 8.1 innings in three appearances (four hits, no earned runs, three walks, 12 strikeouts) at the Houston Regional
- Won in relief May 18 at UC Davis (4.0 innings, one hit, no runs, one walk, five strikeouts)
- Threw complete-game win May 7 at Oregon State (six hits, two runs, no walks, eight strikeouts)
- Threw a complete game but lost April 22 vs. Arizona State (9.0 innings, nine hits, five runs, two walks)
- Won April 16 at Washington (8.0 innings, seven hits, one earned run, three walks, four strikeouts)
- Pitched complete game April 2 vs. USC (seven hits, one earned run, one walk, career-high 12 strikeouts)
- Won March 26 vs. Washington State (8.0 innings, seven hits, no runs, no walks, seven strikeouts)
- Picked up win in relief March 20 vs. Ohio State (due to rain suspension, 8.0 innings, five hits, no runs, three walks, four strikeouts)
- Won Feb. 27 vs. Kansas State (7.0 innings, three hits, one run, three walks, three strikeouts)


- Was named Freshman All-American by both Collegiate Baseball and Baseball America, as well as first-team All-Pac-10
- Finished sixth in the Pac-10 with 10 wins (10-6, 4.22 ERA) and had 73 strikeouts (30 looking, 6th in Pac-10) in 98.0 innings (15 starts and 18 appearances)
- Was a part of two shutouts and threw two complete games, including a 6-4 victory March 12 at then No. 9-ranked Rice
- 10 victories as a freshman tied for sixth on the Cal all-time single-season list
- Won May 28 at Oregon (7.0 innings, six hits, one earned run, one walk, four strikeouts)
- Won May 1 vs. Oregon State (7.0 innings, eight hits, four runs, two walks, two strikeouts)
- Won April 17 vs. Washington (8.1 innings, 10 hits, one earned run, no walks, five strikeouts)
- Won April 10 at USC (8.0 innings, nine hits, one run, two walks, 10 strikeouts)
- Won April 3 vs. Arizona (8.0 innings, four hits, no runs, no walks, five strikeouts)
- Earned win in relief March 30 versus Fresno State (1.2 innings, three hits, two runs, one strikeout)
- Had complete-game win March 20 at Cal Poly (six hits, one earned run, no walks, nine strikeouts)
- Had complete-game win March 12 at Rice (six hits, four runs, four walks, five strikeouts)
- Won Feb. 27 vs. Saint Mary's (7.0 innings, two hits, two earned runs, three walks, 10 strikeouts)
- Won Feb. 20 versus Southern Utah (7.0 innings, seven hits, no runs, one walk, nine strikeouts)


- Was a seventh round draft pick of the Chicago White Sox in 2009 out of Oakdale High School
- As a senior was 10-1 with 118 strikeouts and a 0.42 ERA after going 12-0 with 124 strikeouts and a 0.40 ERA as a junior
- Was a two-time Cal Hi Sports All-State honoree and the 2009 Modesto Bee Player of the Year
- Helped Oakdale High School to the 2007 and 2008 San Joaquin Division IV titles
- Majoring in American studies
- parents are Stanley and Rosemarie Jones
- born January 10, 1991 in Modesto, Calif.

Most Strikeouts: 12, April 2, 2011 vs. USC
Most Innings Pitched: 9.0, six times, last time May 6, 2012 at Washington State
Longest Winning Streak: 5, March 27-April 17, 2010
Longest Losing Streak: 2, May 9-23, 2010

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