Player Profiles: Adam Jones

Jones taking a big swing.

Another Baltimore Orioles outfielder and other player involved in the Eric Bedard trade with the Seattle Mariners meet Adam Jones.  Jones is one of the true five-tool players in the Major Leagues.

Since coming to the Orioles Jones has pretty much played everyday in center field.  Jones is a fan favorite and interacts with fans on twitter and is involved in the community.   Jones will be an Oriole for a very long time, in 2012 Jones signed a six-year $85.5 million contract extension with the Orioles.
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Player Profiles: Chris Tillman

478px-Chris_Tillman_on_July_29,_2009Chris Tillman came to the Baltimore Orioles in the same deal that brought Adam Jones to the Orioles.  Tillman was a second round draft pick in the 2006 draft and was selected by the Seattle Mariners.  In 2008 Tillman was traded to the Orioles for Eric Bedard.  Tillman is a tall right-handed starting pitcher.

The trade with the Mariners remains one of the Orioles best trades in history and really helped the Orioles turn back into a winning organization.  Tillman made his Orioles debut on 2009 but struggled in his three seasons.   In Tillman’s first three seasons he only had a combined seven wins.
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Player Profiles: Nick Markakis

Nick Markakis
Nick Markakis running the bases

This is my first player profile on a Baltimore Orioles player.  Who better to do a profile on then the Orioles longest tendered current Oriole that is why I selected Nick Markakis.  Markakis was the selected by the Orioles in the first round of the 2001 MLB draft.  Markakis made his Major League debut in 2006 and never looked back.

Since Markakis was a rookie he has been very consistent and holds a career batting average of .292 prior to the 2014 season.  Markakis really has no weaknesses in his game as he is a very good player overall.
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