Date of Birth: 11/26/1994
Height: 6' 2" Weight: 205 lbs
College Experience: University of Wisconsin-Whitewater
Resides: Madison, Wisconsin
Austin Jones enters his second professional season and first with the ThunderBolts in 2019. He was acquired in a trade with the Joliet Slammers in exchange for Riley Krane on January 8, 2019. His career began in August of 2018, when he pitched in five games down the stretch for Joliet and won a Frontier League championship. Jones was selected in the 26th round of the 2016 draft by the Chicago Cubs but elected not to sign. He attended the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, where he went 22-7 with a 2.49 ERA in 53 games (24 starts) over four years. He struck out 205 in 202.1 innings. Austin attended Wauwatosa West High School in Wauwatosa, Wisconsin.