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What's the old saying about not being able to play outfield and chew gum at the same time?

As pointed out by @GloBlair during the first inning of Friday's game, Adam Jones(notes) had a big ol' honking bubble worked up when Toronto's John Buck(notes) golfed a low pitch to deep center field. The reigning Gold Glover appeared to get a good jump on the play, but his dual attempt at blowing a bubble and fielding his position resulted in the ball bouncing off his glove and two Blue Jays runners coming home to score. Had he made the catch, the inning would have been over.

Watch the play here

Pop! I'd say Jones' inability to close his mitt around the ball had more to do with the play than that mischievous Bazooka Joe, but it still made for an interesting visual.

It also ended up having a big impact on the game as Toronto won 7-6 after Mike Gonzalez(notes) burst Baltimore's bubble with his second blown save of the season.

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