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Prospect Profile: Kennard Jones

Prospect Profile: Kennard Jones

The buzz surrounding centerfielder Kennard Jones was high prior to and during the early part of the 2004 season. He began to get on base with regularity, using a solid batting eye and a good stick. That was the California League. When Kennard Jones got into the Southern League, however, things changed

He lost confidence. In fifty games with Lake Elsinore, Kennard Jones batted .291 with 17 multi-hit games to his credit. His .368 on base percentage led to plenty of chances for the Lake Elsinore Storm. Although he has the speed, Jones has never been able to master the art of the steal. Speedsters often make it look easier than it is but reading the pitcher's moves takes time and the initial jump... Recommended Stories

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