Found February 20, 2013 on isportsweb.com:
PLAYERS: Adam Jones
TEAMS: Baltimore Orioles
The Baltimore Orioles bucked their trend in 2012, shooting up the AL East ladder and making a rare playoff appearance. Their 93-69 record was not only surprising but it broke a streak of consecutive last place finishes dating back to 2008. In fact, they hadn’t put together so much as a winning season since 1997. So to say that they shocked the baseball world is certainly fair. Bringing Buck Showalter in to manage this club has turned out to be a great move. Adam Jones, the face of the franchise, was signed to a big offseason contract prior to 2012 and away they went. The Orioles only had a +7 run differential a year ago, which is a sophisticated way of saying that they were a very clutch baseball team. Jim Johnson dominated at the back end of the pen and the O’s consistently found ways to win games late. They were so good late in games that after losing their first 2 extra-inning games of the year, they rattled off 16 straight to end the season. Their record in 1-run games you ask? ...
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