According to Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports and Mike Phillips of the Miami Herald, Jacque Jones has reached a contract agreement with the Marlins. It’s a no-risk move for the first place Fish, who will pay him the pro-rated league minimum. Jones, 33, hit .165/.244/.253 in 90 plate appearances for the Tigers.
Rosenthal and Phillips seem to disagree on Jones’ role. Rosenthal says Jones will be a fourth outfielder and bench bat and notes that he’ll begin at extended spring training. Phillips sees Jones as the team’s starting center fielder.