Found May 12, 2013 on Next Impulse Sports:
PLAYERS: Adam Jones
TEAMS: Baltimore Orioles
Adam Jones of the Baltimore Orioles smashed a line drive home run during the O’s 6-0 win over the Twins on Sunday, but upon further review it wasn’t that normal. The home run barely cleared the outfield fence yet somehow it ended up hitting a railing right at the wall and landed in the upper deck. Not sure how one would measure that one, but it made for good TV. [MLB] Article found on: Next Impulse Sports

Adam Jones hit a 339 foot upper deck home run

Physics and probability put together are really cool. What are the chances we will ever see a hit ball smack guard rail at just the right speed and angle where it will bounce way up into the air about 20-25 feet then land in the second deck? Probably pretty slim. But that’s exactly what happened with an Adam Jones home run at Target Field when the Baltimore Orioles took on the...

Chicks Dig the Long Ball: Baltimore Orioles Adam Jones and the Lowest Upper Decker in History

It may seem kind of odd to say that a home run that landed in the upper deck is low, but this dinger that Adam Jones blasted for the Orioles in a 6-0 win Sunday was just that. It just so happened to get one heck of a fortuitous bounce to give the lift it needed at the last second to make the upper deck! Watch and you'll see what I mean! Your browser does not support iframes. [MLB]

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Orioles option RHP Steve Johnson to Triple-A

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Baltimore Recalled LHP Michael Belfiore from Triple A

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Orioles' Wei-Yin Chen heading to DL

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Twins square off with raw Baltimore starting pitcher

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The Baltimore Orioles always knew Manny Machado was special but not sure if they realized he was going to be this poised for a 20-year old. Machado makes a ridiculous heads up defensive play to bail his team out of a dangerous inning against the Tampa Bay Rays. Again this guy is 20-years old and mature beyond his years. The post Manny Machado Must See Heads Up Defensive Gem...

Resiliency and the DH Spot...

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Padres-Orioles Preview

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