ever learn to hit the cutoff man.
This is September and he is still making that basic mistake.
It just happened on A-Rod’s RBI single in the sixth. Jones, with no shot to get a speedy runner at the plate, overthrew the cutoff man by 10 feet, allowing A-Rod to practically walk into second.
You wonder how mistakes like these happen time and time again.
It could have been very damaging in a close game.
Fortunately for the O’s, Chris Ray struck out Posada and that play didn’t hurt the team - this time.