"There's little things you're going to miss," Jones said. "I won't miss waking up in the morning and being sore. I won't miss a night game going into a day game. I won't miss 15 innings in Seattle and then getting up seven or eight times, having to do all the things players have to do every day to get ready.
"But I'll miss hanging out on the plane with all my teammates, off-days on the road, four movies in a day, being a professional kid, playing Xbox until 3 or 4 in the morning and sleeping until 2 in the afternoon
, then getting up and doing it all over again. But I want people to know one thing: This was a premeditated move. At the end of the day, it really comes down to what kind of father, what kind of parent, what kind of husband you are. I put my family through a lot."