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Adam Jones | Outfielder | #10

Team: Baltimore Orioles
Age / DOB:  (31) / 8/1/1985
Ht / Wt:  6'2" / 215
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
College: None
Drafted: 2003 / Supplemental (Rd. 1) / SEA
Contract: view contract details

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Adam Jones played the role of hero for the United States on Friday, delivering a two-out RBI single in the bottom of the 10th inning, propelling the USA to a hard-fought 3-2 victory over Colombia in the World Baseball Classic.
Things got tense in what was supposed to be an easy victory, as the US fell behind early 2-0 and couldn't get anything going against Jose Quintana. Brandon Crawford got the club's first hit with two outs in the sixth which chased the right-hander, and after a single from Ian Kinsler, Jones came through with an RBI double to plate the team's first run. Kinsler scampered home on a wild pitch shortly thereafter to tie the game. In the 10th, Christian Yelich and Crawford drew one out walks, setting the stage for Jones' game-winning knock. Mar 10 - 9:38 PM

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Adam Jones went 2-for-3 with a homer and three RBI as the Orioles crushed the Red Sox 12-5 on Wednesday.

Jones would be somewhere in the 10-15 range among Team USA's best center field options were everyone willing to play, but since he's off to a hot start this spring, maybe his inclusion on the WBC roster will pay off anyway. He's currently 5-for-11 with two homers.
Mar 1 - 5:08 PM

Adam Jones went 2-for-3 with a homer Sunday as the Orioles topped the Pirates 8-3.

Jones hit cleanup yesterday. Today, he was in the two hole in an Orioles lineup that included eight regulars. Manager Buck Showalter is trying to figure out what arrangement makes the most sense after a 2016 in which Jones spent a lot of time hitting leadoff. Jones will get plenty of at-bats early on this spring in order to prepare him for the Would Baseball Classic.
Feb 26 - 4:07 PM

Adam Jones went 1-for-3 with a double and a run scored in his spring debut against the Pirates on Saturday.

He was batting in the fourth slot after finishing last season in the leadoff role. The power hitter seems more suited to bat it the heart of the lineup. He hit .265/.310/.436 with 29 home runs and 83 RBI last year.
Feb 25 - 4:28 PM

Eduardo Encina of the Baltimore Sun said "don't be surprised" if Adam Jones bats leadoff in 2017.

The Orioles experimented with a number of different leadoff hitters last season before eventually settling on Jones. The 31-year-old isn't a conventional table-setter—he slugged 29 homers while stealing just two bases last season. But neither are the Orioles' other leadoff options, aside from Hyun Soo Kim, who rarely starts against left-handers. Knowing Buck Showalter's penchant for mixing and matching, the leadoff spot will probably be a revolving door in 2017.
Feb 11 - 5:24 PM

Adam Jones socked a solo homer and drew a walk Friday versus the Yankees.

Jones hit the first of three homers in the fifth inning. He’s now up to 29 homers on the year. The power has remained consistent, but he doesn’t run anymore and he owns a pedestrian .757 OPS. With home runs up around the game, he’s just not as appealing in fantasy leagues as he used to be.
Fri, Sep 30, 2016 10:46:00 PM

Adam Jones tallied a solo home run in Monday's loss to the Red Sox.

Jones took Rick Porcello deep in the eighth inning to cut the deficit to three, but that's as close as the Orioles got. It was one of just four base hits by the O's on the night. Jones now has 28 dingers on the season.
Mon, Sep 19, 2016 09:45:00 PM

Adam Jones hit his 26th home run of the season in Tuesday's win over the Rays.

Since coming back from a hamstring injury five days ago, Jones is 8-for-23 with two homers, three RBI and five runs scored. After a slow start to the year, the 31-year-old is hitting .278/.317/.463 with 26 homers, 77 RBI and 79 runs scored on the year.
Tue, Sep 6, 2016 10:50:00 PM

Adam Jones went 2-for-4 with a solo home run in Saturday's win over the Yankees.

The homer, the 25th of the year for Jones, came in the fifth inning against Yankees starter CC Sabathia. He seems just fine after a hamstring injury held him out for a few games earlier in the week, as the 31-year-old has four hits in eight at-bats since returning to the lineup. Jones is hitting .279/.319/.462 with 76 RBI and 76 runs scored on the year.
Sat, Sep 3, 2016 10:57:00 PM

Adam Jones (hamstring) is back in the Orioles' lineup Friday.

He's dealt with a hamstring issue for a week but is finally ready to give it a go. Jones is in center field and batting leadoff against Chad Green and the Yankees.
Fri, Sep 2, 2016 03:02:00 PM

Orioles manager Buck Showalter said that he expects Adam Jones (hamstring) to be back in the lineup on Friday.

Jones has been nursing a left hamstring injury for over a week, but he's making steady progress on the side. Showalter has two more outfield options at his disposal should Jones' leg act up on him again in the near future. Earlier on Wednesday, the team claimed Drew Stubbs off release waivers from the Rangers and traded with the Diamondbacks for Michael Bourn.
Wed, Aug 31, 2016 10:50:00 PM

Adam Jones (hamstring) remains sidelined Wednesday.

Jones is still working through a left hamstring injury. Nolan Reimold is starting in center field and batting eighth versus Blue Jays right-hander Aaron Sanchez.
Wed, Aug 31, 2016 03:35:00 PM

Adam Jones (hamstring) is out of the Orioles' starting lineup again on Tuesday.

Jones tweaked his left hamstring late last week and remains day-to-day. Nolan Reimold is starting in center field and batting ninth Tuesday versus the Blue Jays.
Tue, Aug 30, 2016 04:21:00 PM

Adam Jones (hamstring) remains absent from the Orioles' starting lineup on Monday.

Jones told reporters Monday afternoon that his left hamstring feels much better, but he'll take at least one more day of treatment and rest. He tweaked the hamstring last Thursday and then reaggravated it Friday.
Mon, Aug 29, 2016 03:24:00 PM

Orioles manager Buck Showalter said Sunday that Adam Jones (hamstring) is "close" to returning to the lineup.

Showalter speculated that if they were playing a night game rather than a day game Sunday that Jones would be in the lineup. The outfielder has been in and out of action since suffering a hamstring injury Thursday but should be available off the bench Sunday and back in the lineup Monday.
Sun, Aug 28, 2016 01:04:00 PM

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