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Posted by: Kim Jones on Jul 7, 2011 at 09:58:05 PM

For some scouts, seeing a player succeed in the Major Leagues is refreshing. When you happen to be the scout that spotted Derek Jeter, it's life-affirming.

Kim Jones speaks with Dick Groch, the man who recognized Jeter's talent long before the rest of the world comprehended it, about the All-Star and future Hall of Famer's success as he approaches 3,000 hits.

You won't want to miss this! WATCH HERE>

Posted by: Kim Jones on May 20, 2011 at 03:45:12 PM

Joba Chamberlain and David Robertson are always game for a great interview. The two of them sit down with Kim Jones before the Subway Series (click the image below to watch).

In the interview, both relievers talk about their experiences playing when they were younger, what it was like to NOT pitch in that 15-inning game and Robertson's new reputation as the "Houdini" of the Yankees' pen. Lots of lightheardedness awaits!

 

Posted by: Kim Jones on May 14, 2011 at 10:38:25 AM

Mariano Rivera will be known for a long time as baseball's best closer, but people may not know all his special routines for shutting the door on opponents. Fortunately, he's willing to reveal a few secrets to his recipe!

Some hints:

He always throws 10 to 12 pitches in the bullpen.

He takes two to four steps out of the bullpen before jogging to the mound.

Sometimes he doesn't even need eight pitches on the mound to get ready.

He usually knows which batters he's facing, but not always.

Watch the whole video to uncover it all!

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Posted by: Kim Jones on Apr 27, 2011 at 12:50:28 PM

Kimberly Jones talked baseball with Yankees fans prior to the start of Thursday's game. Here is the transcript:

 

Posted by: Kim Jones on Jun 20, 2010 at 12:55:19 PM

Watch Kimberly Jones chat away with an affable Jeff Francoeur about team chemistry, the Mets' recent success and his love of golf.

WATCH HERE!

Posted by: Kim Jones on Apr 13, 2010 at 04:15:25 PM

Kimberly Jones chatted before the Yankees took on the Angels Wednesday afternoon.

 

Posted by: Kim Jones on Apr 11, 2010 at 02:47:05 PM

A baby ray at the Trop. Cownose Rays. Not cowbell, cownose.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Posted by: Kim Jones on Apr 9, 2010 at 09:31:01 PM

The view from my in-game report -- the seat where Evan's 473-foot home run landed.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Posted by: Kim Jones on Apr 4, 2010 at 03:38:44 PM

In five hours and change, baseball again takes over our lives, giving us something to look forward to every day.  About darn time. And this beautiful weather, in Boston and New York, surely is payback for a brutal winter, and it comes at the perfect time -– to usher in first pitch.

The blog also has returned, as you can see. Or read. But there’s a wrinkle: I’ve made the leap to Twitter –- @YESKimJones –- and mostly will provide in-game updates there. For me, that’s a whole new world. Let’s hope I can manage the technology.

Wishing you a happy and healthy season. More updates from Fenway Park on Twitter and I’ll be writing here --  at least a little something –- almost daily. Promise.

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