"It's awesome," Jones said. "You can't protect these guys forever. You are going to have to throw them in the fire. And we're in the [AL] East, it's always a fire. So, if he's going to be in there playing every day, if Showalter has the confidence in him, he has to have the confidence in himself and go out there no matter what and have good at-bats and put the ball in play, hit the ball hard. The kid is talented. It's fun to see his progression over the first month."