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Full Q&A with Orioles center fielder Adam Jones on the decision to play him deeper in outfield

Full Q&A with Orioles center fielder Adam Jones on the decision to play him deeper in outfield

Early in spring training, when the Orioles took the field for their first workouts, Orioles center fielder Adam Jones stood on the warning track and yelled in, "Is this deep enough?"

Where the All-Star and Gold Glove center fielder would set up in his regular domain had become an oddly big story considering its scope. Jones wanted the team to add better defenders in the corner outfield spots. Executive vice president Dan Duquette said Jones should abandon his philosophy of playing shallow in favor of an analytically  supported deeper positioning.

Jones is following that new philosophy this year, and in a 10-minute interview Friday, described how the process...

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