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10 Days – Adam Jones

Adam Jones

The Orioles have been an Opening Day force, winning 10 of their last 13 games on that occasion. Last year, it was Adam Jones who provided the key blow, scorching an 0-2, 98-mph two-seamer from Rays reliever Jake McGee to the wall in left center for a two-run double. That provided the tying and go-ahead runs in a 7-4 Baltimore victory at Tropicana Field. Watch:

Jones already had doubled in the first and singled in the third. He finished that game 3-for-5 with two runs scored, on his way to 100 runs for the season, so it was hardly “just one of 162.” Adams went on to his second consecutive (third overall) All-Star selection, finishing 2013 with 33 home runs, 108 RBIs, a .285 average and a second straight Gold Glove in center field. Continue reading