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Garrett Jones Seeking Consistency

Garrett Jones Seeking Consistency

Garrett Jones will be part of a platoon at first base heading in to the 2012 season.

BRADENTON, Fla. -- First Baseman Garrett Jones said he is looking for more consistency for the 2012 season. Jones saw his average go up and down every month with Pittsburgh last year, .265 in April, .179 in May, .297 in June, .183 in July, .284 in August and finished with a .235 average in September.

"Overall consistency at the plate" Jones said on what he wants to improve this season. "Every aspect of the game. Just having that mental focus day in and day out and being more consistent on a day-to-day basis. I think I’ll be a better player. Just really maintain that focus throughout the season."

Jones, 30, worked hard over the offseason in hopes of improving for this season. The first baseman said...

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