"Oh, yeah, I've been seeing people all wearing them out, saying they need to do this and that," Jones said. "The guys are up there competing. They're working their tails off. I told Schoop, I said, 'Hey, keep going up there hacking. Look for your pitch and hack. Whatever you're hearing, let it go. Go up, see a pitch, get it and don't miss it, put a good swing on it. Strike out, that's part of the game. Trust me, I'm going to strike out a lot, too. I'm going to go up there and swing the bat. You've got too much talent to go up there and be passive. Go up there and enjoy yourself.' "