Jones underwent nerve repositioning surgery on his right elbow Tuesday and will miss the remainder of the season, Scott Merkin of MLB.com reports.
Jones' ligament was intact, per Merkin, so that's the good news of this unfortunate development for the former Tommy John patient. The right-hander posted a 2.31 ERA in 11.2 innings, complemented by 15 strikeouts. He lost most of the year to this recovery and, in turn, the main setup job to Tommy Kahnle. Jones will look to position himself near the back of this or another bullpen in 2018, perhaps working his way toward save chances. Jul 13 10:06 am (EST)
- Jones (elbow) felt discomfort after throwing Friday and will be examined by a doctor over the All-Star break, Colleen Kane of the Chicago Tribune reports.
- Jones (elbow) played catch Friday but remains on a cautious rehabilitation schedule, according to manager Rick Renteria, Dan Hayes of CSN Chicago reports. "We're going to continue to take it slow with Jonesy and see what we have to do going into the break," Renteria said.
- Jones (elbow) joined the White Sox on the team's current road trip, Dan Hayes of CSN Chicago reports. All Nate Jones (R) News
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