Adam Jones RUMORS & NEWS

  • Duquette responds to Jones' claim that Orioles' OF lacks athleticism

    MLB.com "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..." February 14

  • Adam Jones: “The market is really, really crazy”

    Masn "Adam Jones won’t reach free agency, barring an extension on his contract, until the conclusion of the 2018 season. It doesn’t tap him on the shoulder, but he can feel its presence. Jones has stated that whether he stays in Baltimore depends on the front office, that he’s not calling all the..." February 04

  • Adam Jones: Orioles haven't done enough to improve defense, athleticism in outfield

    Baltimore Sun "Several years ago, Orioles center fielder Adam Jones called on the organization to start being more aggressive in keeping its own players once they hit free agency. Recent history illustrates that has been heeded, but now Jones has another call to above: improve the level of athleticism when it..." January 28

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

    Larry Brown Sports "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..." January 23

  • Jones: Buck should have used Britton in WC Game

    MLB.com "Perhaps because Adam Jones considers Buck Showalter one of his best friends in baseball, the Orioles' center fielder felt he could be candid about the manager's much-scrutinized decision not to deploy Zach Britton in the American League Wild Card Game against the Blue Jays this past..." December 03

  • Adam Jones says Camden Yards is 'eerie' with attendance down

    Fox Sports "The Orioles are desperately trying to hold on to a wild-card spot with 10 games remaining in the regular season. And center fielder Adam Jones would like to see a few more fans in the seats. Jones stopped short of calling out the absent fans, saying it’s "not sad, just, like, eerie." And he did..." September 22

  • Athletes like Adam Jones deserve to be heard with open ears

    Fox Sports "Everyone on Twitter has an opinion, and by golly each and every one of them is going to be heard. So Colin Kaepernick can’t have an opinion? Adam Jones can’t have an opinion? Athletes who face constant scrutiny must act like docile servants? Please. If anything, we need to hear more from..." September 13

  • Jones embraces backlash: 'People don't like the truth'

    Masn "Orioles center fielder Adam Jones has heard the praise and he expects some pushback for comments appearing this morning in a USA Today article regarding minorities in baseball and how it’s a “white man’s sport.” Jones spoke yesterday with reporter Bob Nightengale about San Francisco 49ers..." September 13

  • Adam Jones on MLB's lack of Kaepernick protest: 'Baseball is a white man's sport'

    USA Today "We see the silent, powerful and contentious protests now almost every time we turn on the TV and watch an NFL game. It started with San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick sitting, and later kneeling, during the national anthem during the NFL exhibition season. He was soon joined by..." September 13

  • Adam Jones is right, but baseball's racial makeup shouldn't stop national anthem protests

    Sporting News "Orioles center fielder Adam Jones is one of those athletes who thinks a step beyond a lot of his peers, and it makes him a very interesting interview subject. Earlier this year, in a conversation that started with pro wrestling, Jones turned to the subject of fantasy sports, and the way that..." September 12