Adam Jones' misplay in center field leads to Yankees' first run

Huh. Maybe if Adam Jones had devoted just a little less energy to blowing a big bubble and a little more energy to running really fast, the Orioles might have a 1-0 lead after three innings of Game 3. But instead, Jones didn't make a play on Derek Jeter's long drive that turned from likely third out to game-tying triple ...

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What you can't see in that clip? Jones got a terrible jump, and never seemed to realize just how well the wind-aided drive was carrying until it was too late.

Most center fielders probably would have made that play most of the time, bubble-blowing or not bubble-blowing.

No, that bubble doesn't look real good right now. But Miguel Gonzalez left a fastball up, and Jeter hit that fastball very hard, and Jones just didn't get a good read on the ball off the bat.

The pink bubble is just the thing we're going to remember.

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