Jeff Jones

Verlander throws during a spring training workout on Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015. (Photo by Ashley Dunkak/CBS Detroit)

Tigers Pitching Coach Jeff Jones Anticipates Great Season For Verlander

“You can tell just by watching hitters’ reactions on certain pitches how nasty he’s going to be,” pitching coach Jeff Jones said.

CBS Detroit–02/26/2015

Manager Brad Ausmus #7 of the Detroit Tigers (L) takes starting pitcher Justin Verlander #35 out of the game during the sixth inning at U.S. Cellular Field June 11, 2014 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Ausmus Says He’s Willing To Have Verlander ‘Pissed At Me,’ And Pull Him Earlier

Ausmus, however, said the core muscle repair surgery Verlander underwent in January could be affecting the ace in another way.

CBS Detroit–06/17/2014

DETROIT, MI - APRIL 06: Detroit Tigers pitching coach Jeff Jones #51 and manager Brad Ausmus #7 watch the action from the dugout during the game against the Baltimore Orioles at Comerica Park on April 6, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan. The Orioles defeated the Tigers 3-1. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Tigers Pitching Coach Breaks Down ‘Deception’ Of Robbie Ray’s Delivery; Ausmus, Avila Weigh In

Alex Avila can understand how Astros batters struggled to hit Robbie Ray’s deceptive fastball; at times Avila struggled to catch it.

CBS Detroit–05/07/2014

Watch all the player interviews above and stay tuned for more vides from San Fran as the Tigers try to even up their series with the Giants on Thursday night.

Verlander On World Series Game One: ‘I Just Wasn’t Able To Do It’

Justin Verlander saw his string of brilliant postseason outings end with his first loss of the playoffs.

97.1 The Ticket–10/25/2012

DETROIT, MI - SEPTEMBER 24: Pitching coach Jeff Jones #51 (C) of the Detroit Tigers talks to Justin Verlander #35 (L) and Alex Avila (R) between innings against the Baltimore Orioles during a MLB game at Comerica Park on September 24, 2011 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Dave Reginek/Getty Images)

Fans See A Different Porcello

Give credit to Tigers pitching coach Jeff Jones. He saw a flaw in Rick Porcello’s delivery recently and helped the young right-hander change it and Porcello cashed in last night.

97.1 The Ticket–05/02/2012

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Jones Hopes New Voice As Pitching Coach Will Make Impact

And maybe that’s what the firing of Rick Knapp will do to Detroit’s pitchers, almost all of whom acknowledged if they had done better, Jeff Jones would still be the bullpen coach instead of the new pitching coach.

97.1 The Ticket–07/08/2011