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Even though Adam Jones isn’t from Baltimore, he’s making sure it’ll be home for a while longer. Jones signed a six-year, $85.5 million contract with the Orioles on Sunday, ensuring that the 26-year-old center fielder will be with the team through 2018.
Former first-round draft pick Billy Rowell, selected by the Baltimore Orioles with the ninth overall pick in 2006, has been suspended for 50 games for a second violation for a drug of abuse under the minor league drug program.
Baltimore Orioles outfielder Adam Jones was back in the starting lineup after leaving Tuesday night’s game against Minnesota with an illness.
Zack Britton did not get out of the first inning unscathed, but the Baltimore Orioles rookie left-hander made it into the sixth inning — a major improvement from recent starts.
The New York Yankees set a franchise record for runs in the first inning, scoring 12 times against Baltimore in the second game of a day-night doubleheader Saturday.
Resting several stars in the opener of a day-night doubleheader, the New York Yankees enjoyed watching all those fill-ins bring home a win.
Edwin Encarnacion and Eric Thames hit back-to-back home runs, Carlos Villanueva won for the first time in five starts and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Baltimore Orioles 8-5 on Thursday night.
Jeremy Guthrie pitched well enough to win, yet all he got for his seven-inning effort was his major-league high 14th loss.
Adam Jones homered and drove in two runs to back an effective pitching performance by Brad Bergesen and lead the Baltimore Orioles over the Los Angeles Angels 3-2 Saturday night.
Baltimore Orioles left fielder Luke Scott is probably done for the season, or at best headed for an extended stay on the disabled list with a troublesome shoulder injury.
Luke Scott was activated from the 15-day disabled list Friday by the Baltimore Orioles, who hope the time he had off will enable him to play the rest of the season with a shoulder injury.
Robert Andino homered and had a career-high four RBIs, and the Baltimore Orioles beat the Cleveland Indians 8-3 Sunday to secure their first winning streak in nearly a month.