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Interview with BayBears' Manager Gary Jones

Interview with BayBears' Manager Gary Jones

MOBILE-- Judging Bruce Bochy is fairly simple for the most part. Add up how many games he wins and loses and go from there. Judging Gary Jones is a little different. Sure its important to win, but the reason everyone is in the minors is to get to the major leagues. His job is to not only win, but to develop players for the Padres at the same time, two concepts that don't always go together.

Its always interesting to us that most people think your whole day is just managing the game. Can you give us an idea of what you go through during the day leading up to the game? Gary Jones: It really begins the night after the game. You start thinking about the lineup you might want to use, guys you might want to give a day off because of a nagging injury. (For example) Macias is getting a...

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