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Duquette discusses ways to improve OF defense

Orioles center fielder Adam Jones made headlines at FanFest in January when he called for better, more athletic personnel in the outfield. On Monday, O's executive vice president of baseball operations Dan Duquette said Jones hadn't talked to him about his displeasure with the team's attempt to improving outfield defense, and he suggested that Jones could help by making his own adjustments.
6 days ago

Jones, Machado, Schoop, Castillo and Givens confirmed for WBC - School of Roch

The Orioles are losing five players in spring training to the World Baseball Classic, including new catcher Welington Castillo, who will need a crash course in getting acclimated to the pitching staff in camp. Center fielder Adam Jones and reliever Mychal Givens will play for Team USA, Castillo and third ... Read More
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Adam Jones calls for better defense in the outfield - School of Roch

Let Adam Jones play general manager and he's got strong opinions on where the Orioles need to improve in 2017. It isn't on the pitching staff, it isn't in the lineup, it isn't on the basepaths. "We don't need more power. I think that's prevalent. We don't need more offense. ... Read More
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Adam Jones will be a penalty box official for the AHL’s San Diego Gulls

Orioles outfielder Adam Jones doesn’t really sit still that often, especially during the long MLB offseason. Heading back to his hometown of San Diego, he’s found something to do with the month left until Spring Training begins for the O’s, and he’s taking on an unexpected role: working as an off-ice official for the AHL’s San Diego Gulls. The Gulls are Anaheim’s AHL...
Via The Comeback
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Adam Jones to serve as penalty box attendant for minor league hockey team

Baltimore Orioles outfielder Adam Jones is embarking on a new career, if only for a day.Jones, a San Diego native and season ticket holder for the AHL’s San Diego Gulls, signed a contract for Friday that will allow him to be an off-ice official in the team’s next game. “I’m living out my dream joining the San Diego Gulls to be an off-ice official and serve as a penalty box...
Via Larry Brown Sports
January 20, 2017  |  Discuss

Adam Jones disappointed with low fan turnout at Camden Yards

The Baltimore Orioles entered the week in the thick of an exciting American League playoff race, matched up against the Boston Red Sox in a crucial four-game series at Camden Yards that would go a long way in deciding their postseason fate. So, why is no one in Baltimore watching? The Orioles, who entered Wednesday a half game behind the Toronto Blue Jays in the second AL Wild...
September 21, 2016  |  Discuss

Adam Jones Addresses “Baseball is a White Man’s Sport”

Adam Jones created a bit of a stir when he told Bob Nightengale of USA Today that “baseball is a white man’s sport.” That’s understandable. Race can be a hot-button issue at the best of times, and given the current climate — Colin Kaepernick, Black Lives Matter, the presidential race — these are volatile times. Jones addressed his controversial comment with a group of...
Via Fangraphs
September 12, 2016  |  Discuss

Adam Jones has controversial take on national anthem protest

The attention being given to the growing national anthem protest movement started by San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick has spanned far and wide, but remains noticeably absent from the baseball diamond. Why is that? Adam Jones of the Baltimore Orioles has a possible reason, and it is sure to rile up some. “We already have two strikes against us already,’’ Baltimore...
Via The Comeback
September 12, 2016  |  Discuss

Adam Jones throws shade at Tim Tebow for pursuing pro baseball career

When it was reported that former NFL quarterback Tim Tebow would be pursuing a career in professional baseball, there was bound to be doubters. Baltimore Orioles center fielder Adam Jones, a five-time MLB All-Star, is one of them. He sent out this tweet on Tuesday, which seems to mock Tebow for thinking he can just jump right into a pro baseball career. After this @MLB season...
Via The Sports Daily
August 09, 2016  |  Discuss

Adam Jones uses cake to face to circumvent team rule

The 2016 MLB season just started and the Baltimore Orioles have already broken team rules. Sort of. Over the offseason, the Orioles banned pies to the face as a celebration for safety reasons. Jamming a pie in someone’s face had become tradition for the Orioles after victories, but they resolved to discontinue the process. So what was the team to do after Matt Wieters delivered...
Via Larry Brown Sports
April 04, 2016  |  Discuss

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