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Adam Jones hears from his mom after smashing his helmet after strikeout

Adam Jones hears from his mom after smashing his helmet after strikeout

NEW YORK — After Adam Jones struck out in the seventh inning Friday night against New York Yankees right-hander Ivan Nova, Jones took another swing. This time, it was at his helmet in the tunnel leading out of the clubhouse. Jones, who entering Saturday had hit just .231 since June 1, made sure he was in an area clear of teammates — and, he thought, of cameras — when he flipped his helmet in the air, slammed it with his bat and then flung his bat at the helmet. YES Network cameras, however, captured the brief tirade. Jones didn't know it until outfielder Nolan Reimold, who had been in the clubhouse watching the television feed, approached Jones. “Nice...

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