DETROIT – The best revenge is a winning home run.
Detroit Tigers footballer JaCoby Jones, still clever after diving into a Kansas City Royals terrain on Tuesday night, rode straight on Wednesday night.
Jones doubled and hit the seventh inning in the solo home run to force the Tigers to score 5-4 at Comerica Park.
“I had to pay them a little for doing it to make it good,” he said. “I just see the ball at the plate well and I have to keep it and stay inside. We just have to keep grinding. While we’re not there, our team is dangerous enough to come back on, and the tabloid does a great job. “
Jones has reason to be particularly sensitive in this regard. He was placed on the injured list after 2017. In Minnesota, he was sold a step into the jaw. 2019 His season ended when he was dealt a square in the wrist in front of the Royals.
On Tuesday, Jones was stretched 92 miles per hour by a quick ball shot from Kyle Zimmer on the extended ear cap of his helmet, a protective element that was added after his horrific injury in Minnesota.
No one was thinking about the square, but Jones was still smiling. Zimmer tried to apologize as he walked away from the mound, but Jones only gave him a damn recognition.
“I was so crazy, I didn’t talk to anyone for an hour,” Jones said. “I’m not that angry (right now), but I just suck that I hit my head and become always. These are the guys who pushed me last year and broke my wrist. It just fails. Then yesterday to get in the face, just at the top.
“I’m not too mad, it just sucks. It’s kind of scary. When you throw and put something in a helmet, it can be life threatening and dangerous. Is as. I’m fine now. We have a few W’s, so if we do, I’ll be happy. “
Jones is 8-for-19 with three home runs in the young season. On the opening weekend in Cincinnati, he also caught a game-changing catch in the center field.
“He’s going well,” said Tigers manager Ron Gardenyr. “He has a good, short swing, uses the whole field, drives baseball and plays the dominant center field. He feels really good. We have a good time. He has a good time. “
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