Aaron Gleeman

Tigers prospect JaCoby Jones suspended 50 games

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Tigers shortstop prospect JaCoby Jones has been suspended 50 games following a second positive test for a drug of abuse.

Detroit acquired Jones from Pittsburgh in the midseason trade for reliever Joakim Soria and he finished the year at Double-A. Picked in the third round of the 2013 draft, Jones hit .257 with 16 homers, 25 steals, and a .737 OPS in 133 total games between Single-A and Double-A this season.

While not a top prospect, he has an intriguing power-speed combination for a middle infielder and could have been in the mix to reach the majors next season if not for the suspension.