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Two home runs, both opposite-field shots, in one game, a big win over a division rival -- that's something to be celebrated in a special way.
That's just what the Baltimore Orioles did for Adam Jones on Friday after he clubbed a pair of homers to right field in a 6-0 win over the Boston Red Sox .
Two "pies" to the face during the All-Star center fielder's postgame interview didn't come from other players, but instead from first-base coach Wayne Kirby and hitting coach Jim Presley. The latter even waited patiently for Jones to wipe off his face from the first round before nailing him a second time.
Did Jones seem a little irked? He did say something about how Kirby had violated pie protocol by not leaving Jones with a towel. After all, Jones knows something about proper delivery of the postgame pie.
You get the idea. If an Oriole is going to get a creamy facial while being interviewed on TV, Jones invariably will be one of the guys doing the deed.
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Owning the homerun record in Major League Baseball is one of the most coveted achievements of our national pastime. To break this record a player must be able to display power, plate discipline and consistency over a grueling 162 game schedule while also battling fatigue and ever mounting pressure to join baseball’s elite company. Since 1927 the only players to hold the single...
Orioles’ center fielder Adam Jones hits 2 home runs on Friday night to lead his team to a 6-0 victory over the Red Sox, and he received two congratulatory pies to the face as a thank you. The shaving cream pies were hand delivered by first base coach Wayne Kirby and hitting coach Jim Presley. A good time was had by all.
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