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Boise's Jones Forced to Adjust

BOISE – When the crowd at Memorial Stadium hears "Sumter County Friday Nights" by country singer Lee Brice, they know the Hawks' Richard Jones is stepping to the plate. It hasn't been an easy ride so far for the Sumter County, S.C., native in his quest to get to the big leagues.

"I started off in Peoria and got off to a slow start, and I kind of went into panic mode a little bit," Jones said. "That's not what you want from a mature player. I got sent back to Mesa and I needed to work on some things, which I agreed (with)." Jones was 0-for-3 with a walk in the Hawks 6-2 loss to Yakima on Friday. He is batting only .191 with 13 strikeouts in 47 at-bats with the team... Recommended Stories

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