Jones earns final roster spot

Updated: April 2, 2009, 5:51 PM ET
Associated Press

SURPRISE, Ariz. -- Andruw Jones and the Texas Rangers seem to be on the same page.

Hoping to make the team as a backup, Jones went 2-for-2 with a double and go-ahead home run Wednesday against the Los Angeles Angels to earn the final spot on the Rangers' roster.

"There was a time earlier in the spring we didn't think Andruw could help us," Texas manager Ron Washington said Thursday. "But Andruw wanted to be here and came back and said maybe we misunderstood what he was trying to do. ...

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