That is the only way I know how to start this entry. I like Adam Jones a lot. Yes, I was against the contract he signed but strictly from a financial responsibility angle. I was happy to have him sign long term and after the rest of the contracts started falling his may prove to be a good if not great deal in retrospect.
But as much as I like him he is an extremely frustrating player to watch. I recently (and it seems like a bad version of Groundhog Day sometimes) watched him strike out on 3 consecutive swing and misses where the pitcher threw zero pitches inside the strike zone. In fact, none were close. Amazingly, doing a little bit of quick research for this entry I found out that pitchers don’t watch any game tape at all because guys still throw him strikes. Last season Continue reading