Found May 26, 2012 on Los That Sports Blog:
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Baltimore Centerfielder & standout Adam Jones has signed a 6 year extension with the Orioles. The deal is the largest in franchise history & makes Jones the 2nd highest paid CF in baseball (Matt Kemp).
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