Jimmy Jones - Timeline

Astros Trades & Transactions

Jan 3, 1991:Signed Jimmy Jones(P) from NY-A as free agent
Dec 19, 1992:Granted free agency to Jimmy Jones(P), who signed with Mtl-N on Jan 25

This Date in Astros History

Jan 3, 1991:The Astros ink free agent pitchers Dwayne Henry and Jimmy Jones to contracts. Henry would win three games with two saves as a reliever that season while Jones would go 16-14 in two seasons for Houston.
Jun 20, 1992:Everyone is talking about the Jones boys as they outpitch Orel Hershiser and Los Angeles, 1-0. Doug Jones picks up the victory after Jimmy Jones scatters six hits over eight frames. Eric Anthony drives home Luis Gonzalez with the only run in the bottom of the ninth.
Jul 29, 1992:Jeff Bagwell hits only the seventh Club Level home run in the history of Atlanta-Fulton Country stadium, a 440-foot blast off of Tom Glavine. It comes in a 5-3 loss to the Braves. Jimmy Jones is unable to hold an early 2-0 edge.
Aug 23, 1992:Jimmy Jones and three relievers outpitch Curt Schilling, 3-1, completing a three-game sweep over the Phillies and ending a 26-game road trip. Houston is 12-14 on the marathon tour. They manage just four hits off Schilling but two of them are RBI singles by Luis Gonzalez and Jeff Bagwell to give Jones all the runs he needs.