Found August 12, 2013 on Fangraphs:
While many Orioles have had big years to put the team in playoff contention for the second year in a row, former franchise cornerstone Nick Markakis might be having the worst season of his career. The root of it seems to be a total power outage.

Down on the Baltimore Orioles farm: Tsuyoshi Wada

After missing the 2012 season due to Tommy John surgery, Tsuyoshi Wada is back on the mound for the Triple-A affiliate of the Baltimore Orioles, the Norfolk Tides. (Photo credit: Elaina Ellis/Norfolk Tides) When the Baltimore Orioles named Dan Duquette as the new President of Baseball Operations, one of his goals was to improve the Orioles pitching by utilizing international scouting...

Adam Jones: Giants fan threw banana at me

  getty images Adam Jones says a fan threw a banana at him at AT&T park on Sunday. While there has been no video of the incident to hit the web yet…. it is really hard to believe that Jones would have make the story up. After Sunday’s game the Baltimore Orioles outfielder posted the following tweet: I want to thank whatever slapdick threw that banana towards my direction...

'Banana fan' comes forward

A Giants fan has come forward to say he was the one who threw a banana towards the Orioles' Adam Jones ... but the incident had nothing to do with race.

Fan Who Threw Banana at Adam Jones ‘Embarrassed,’ Claims It Wasn’t Racially Motivated

Alexander Poulides probably shouldn’t be throwing anything onto a baseball field, but it’s safe to say he picked the wrong object to toss toward Orioles center fielder Adam Jones on Sunday in San Francisco. The 42-year-old fan told that he grabbed a banana off a cart and hurled it onto the field in disgust during the Giants’ 10-2 loss to the O’s. Jones went...

Adam Jones Says Fan Threw Banana at Him in San Francisco in Racist Gesture

Like the Red Sox soon will, the Baltimore Orioles are currently on a West Coast, National League road trip. Playing in San Francisco for a Sunday afternoon 10-2 win, Adam Jones says he was the victim of a racist display by a fan. After the win, the Baltimore center fielder took to Twitter to let his followers know that a fan in the outfield stands of AT&T Park threw a banana...

Jones moving past banana incident

Baltimore Orioles center fielder Adam Jones is moving on a day after tweeting a fan in San Francisco threw a banana onto the field near him. Jones said on Twitter after Sunday's game against the Giants that someone threw a banana at him in the ninth inning. He told reporters before Monday's game against Arizona that the incident was unfortunate, but that he had bigger things...

Adam Jones says fan threw banana at him

Baltimore Orioles outfielder Adam Jones said on Twitter that a fan threw a banana at him in the last inning of his team’s 10-2 win over the San Francisco Giants at AT&T Park on Sunday. Jones hit an RBI double in the eighth and a 3-run home run in the top of the ninth to […]

Adam Jones Tweets At ‘Slapdick’ Banana Throwing Fan At AT&T Park

Adam Jones homered and drove in four runs on Sunday, as the Orioles beat the Giants 10-2 to take the rubber game of…

O’s outfielder Adam Jones claims Giants fan threw banana in his direction

Orioles all-star outfielder Adam Jones had himself a pretty good day at the plate during Baltimore’s 10-2 win over the Giants at AT&T Park this past Sunday. Jones went 2 for 5 with four RBIs, three of those coming off a 9th inning home run off San Fran lefty Barry Zito. But Jones’ stellar day was marred by a Giants fan who, Jones claims, threw a banana in his general direction...

Simmons and Machado having historic fielding seasons

Andrelton Simmons of the Atlanta Braves and Manny Machado of the Baltimore Orioles are both in their second seasons and first full seasons. Simmons is 23 and Machado is 21. And both are already the best fielders at their positions in baseball. In fact, the seasons they are having in the field are downright historic. We all know that fielding statistics are not yet perfect. As...

Giants Issue Apology to Adam Jones for Banana-Throwing Incident

  Yesterday we reported that Baltimore Orioles All-Star outfielder Adam Jones, claimed that a fan threw a banana at him during a game against the San Francisco Giants at AT&T Park on Sunday. The Giants organization, have yet to identify the culprit, but they did issue an apology to Jones for the incident according to Sports Illustrated. “We were extremely disappointed to learn...

Orioles rumors: Baltimore discussing Mark Reynolds

The Cleveland Indians placed corner infielder Mark Reynolds on release waivers yesterday, according to Paul Hoynes of The Plain Dealer, and the next step will be offering the slugger his unconditional release. Several teams figure to express interest in Reynolds once he reaches his discounted rate, but his former team, the Baltimore Orioles, have been most-tied to him since he was...

Delgado takes shot at cooling off Orioles' Davis

By TAYLOR BECHTOLD STATS Writer Chris Davis appears to be on one of his homer binges, helping the Baltimore Orioles produce at a high rate offensively on their road trip. Now they're hoping their pitching can get back on track at Chase Field. Miguel Gonzalez will try to avoid a third consecutive loss and lead the Orioles to their fifth win in seven games Tuesday night against...

Orioles’ Jones targeted by racial taunt at AT&T Field

Adam Jones (seen here after hitting a home run) took to Twitter and told his followers he had a banana thrown at him during a game against the Giants at AT&T Field (photo courtesy of USA TODAY) Baltimore Orioles center fielder and star slugger Adam Jones (not to be confused with Cincinnati Bengals cornerback Adam “Pacman” Jones) was the victim of a racial incident today,...

O's Jones: Fan threw banana at me

Center fielder Adam Jones had a busy day Sunday at AT&T Park in San Francisco, driving in four runs, including a three-run homer, in the Orioles' 10-2 drubbing of the Giants. But it was his Twitter comments afterward that attracted the most attention.
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