Originally written on NESN.com  |  Last updated 5/26/12
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Adam Jones is about to cash in on his rise. The Orioles outfielder is reportedly on the verge of signing the most lucrative contract in team history. It's reportedly slated to be for six years and between $80 to $90 million, eclipsing Miguel Tejada's six-year, $72 million deal from 2003 for the club record. In the process, it will also surpass Nick Markakis' record extension of a six-year, $66.1 million. With the Orioles sitting at 29-17 –– the top record in the American League East –– Jones has certainly earned the raise. Through 45 games, he's unloaded 14 homers and...
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