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Jones on Padres potential contributors

Wade LeBlanc

San Diego Padres roving minor league infield instructor Gary Jones moved to behind the bench when Randy Ready went to the bigs. He saw the progression of Cesar Carrillo, Mike Ekstrom in relief, what he told Wade LeBlanc, thoughts on newbies Aaron Poreda, Adam Russell and Ryan Webb, and where Cesar Ramos is today.

Cesar Carrillo gets a handful of starts towards the end of the year and I think you were there for four of them. What did you see from Cesar? Gary Jones: Number one I think he's healthy. He reminded me of the first day he signed, when I was in Mobile, he came to Mobile and pounded the strike zone down. He used his breaking ball, used his off-speed, he had a lot of confidence. That's what he...

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