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Scouting Report: Austin "Bubba" Jones

Jones' power could take some time to develop

The New York Yankees selected first baseman Austin "Bubba" Jones in the seventh round of the 2011 MLB Draft out of Edmonds Woodway High School in Washington. He has spent his first year reconstructing his body and getting acclimated to the professional level, and while the stats haven't exactly proven it yet he is gaining confidence in his overall game.

Vital Statistics: Name: Austin Jones Position: First Base DOB: August 20, 1992 Height: 6'1" Weight: 200 Bats: Left Throws: Right "The season itself went great," he said. "I started off well. My numbers went down towards the end of July and into August but I don't think my game plan ever changed. "I felt really comfortable the entire year so I think it was an awesome year for me personally... Recommended Stories

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TAMPA, FL — After being selected by the New York Yankees in the 7th round of the 2011 draft, Austin …