Found June 20, 2013 on isportsweb.com:
PLAYERS: Adam Jones
TEAMS: Baltimore Orioles
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Jones blows a signature bubble while cheering on his teammates (Photo credit: Rob Carr/Getty Images North America) The Baltimore Orioles completed a 13-3 drubbing of the Detroit Tigers yesterday to take 2 out of 3 from the current AL-Central leaders. They did it basically the same way they’ve done it all year: with a homerun heavy offense and clutch pitching out of the bullpen, along with breathtaking defense across the board. Sure, I could write about Chris Davis and his 26 bombs, or Jim Johnson righting the ship at just the right time, or Manny Machado’s outstanding poise and baseball I.Q. for someone who cannot even legally buy a beer yet. But instead, I want to talk about a guy who has, somehow, turned into an unsung hero for this year’s Orioles team: Adam Jones. The early years The center fielder came to Baltimore in a trade that saw the Orioles deal SP Eric Bedard to Seattle for Jones, SP Chris Tillman, RP George Sherrill, and two other minor league pitchers before the 2008 se...
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