Through 36 games this season, Jones is 17-for-100 (.170) with two doubles, two home runs, nine RBIs, five walks and 42 strikeouts. In Sunday's 3-2 loss to the Kansas City Royals, the 29-year-old struck out in two of four plate appearances, though he did walk once.
A Pennsylvania grand jury on Thursday found former Pittsburgh Pirates closer Felipe Vazquez guilty of sexually assaulting a 13-year-old girl.
He trotted back to the dugout, where he'd bask for a little while and return after his next at-bat, in which he doubled off the wall, just 2 feet short of another home run. It was that kind of night, the kind Drew had envisioned in all the hours spent in the gym in his garage and taking hacks in the cage and baking in the sun during workouts. The kind where the safety net is gone and the world, which moves too fast sometimes, goes at just the right speed.
An ear-piercing crack of the bat sent another Jo Adell drive deep into the Las Vegas night and left Russ Langer, the longtime radio voice of the triple-A Aviators, a bit confused.Why Red Sox were 'enticing' to Charlie Morton in free agency originally appeared on NBC Sports Boston
"I've had switches go off," Drew says. "I've had realizations happen these last 12 months that I've been through it before. Not the exact situation or setting or environment, but I have proof that I can get through these things. This is just another one of those hurdles that I have to get over."
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