Orioles' Jones inks 6-year, $85.5 million contract


BALTIMORE (AP) — 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

In the midst of an offensive breakout, Adam Jones agrees to a six-year extension. – Keywords: Adam Jones, Matt Kemp, Curtis Granderson, Mike Cameron.

The Orioles are busily maintaining the fiction that someone will be surprised that the 11:30am "major announcement" they've been talking about since yesterday will be the Adam Jones contract extension's official unveiling.

The Orioles are busily maintaining the fiction that someone will be surprised that the 11:30am "major announcement" they've been talking about since yesterday will be the Adam Jones contract extension's official unveiling.

Meanwhile, center fielder Adam Jones is putting up MVP-caliber numbers. So with the 26-year-old set to hit arbitration one last time this offseason and then free agency after 2013, it's only natural for both sides to talk extension.

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