Providing a few updates on some injuries that occurred last season...
**JaCoby Jones went down with a knee injury in July, and missed the rest of the season. He didn't return from instructs, but I've been told that he should be good to go for Spring Training. I've also been told that there isn't any long-term concern with his injury that should restrict where he plays on the field. Jones split time between shortstop and center field last year.
**Jeff Inman injured his elbow in May, and missed the rest of the year. He underwent Tommy John surgery during the season and won't be back until later in the 2014 season.
**Jake Burnette had elbow soreness the last two years, which put him out a few times. However, he ended up missing most of 2013 due to shoulder surgery. He won't be back u...
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