Jahmai Jones is an American professional baseball player in Major League Baseball. As of the 2022 season, he plays for the Baltimore Orioles. He has also played for the Los Angeles Angels. He debuted in the MLB with the Angels in 2020.
Player Profile and Family
Jones was born Jahmai Fitzgerald Jones on August 4, 1997. His hometown is Roswell, Georgia. He stands 183 cm tall and his last listed weight is 95 kilograms. He is a right-handed player and he bats and throws with his right hand. He plays the position of the second baseman.
His father is Andre Jones who played professional football for the National Football League. His brother is the TJ is in the NFL as well as his other brother Malachi is in the Canadian Football League.
Jones attended the Wesleyan School. When he was a senior, the Gwinnett Daily Post named him as the Baseball Player of the Year. In 2015, the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim selected him during the 2015 MLB Draft.
He started with the Angels by playing on their minor league affiliate teams. While with them, he played for the Arizona League Angels, Orem Owls, and the Burlington Bees. He has also played for the Inland Empire 66ers and the Mobile BayBears.
He has also played in the Arizona Fall League for the Mesa Solar Sox. In 2020, the Angels added him to their 40-man roster and he made his MLB debut on August 31, 2020.
In February 2021, the Angels traded him to the Baltimore Orioles. The Orioles assigned him to play for the Norfolk Tides.