After longtime Orioles middle fielder Adam Jones mentioned on 105.7 FM on Sunday that the membership hasn’t invited him to any of its deliberate occasions for the 30-year anniversary of Camden Yards, an Orioles spokesperson mentioned the group remains to be working to ask Jones and different notable alumni from the ballpark’s three-decade historical past.
Jones, 36, performed for the Orioles from 2008 to 2018. He has hit extra residence runs at Camden Yards than some other participant and ranks within the high 10 in franchise historical past in video games, hits and extra.
After utilizing his 10-and-5 rights to negate a commerce to the Philadelphia Phillies throughout the 2018 season, the five-time All-Star turned a free agent and signed a one-year cope with the Arizona Diamondbacks.
He spent 2020 and 2021 enjoying in Japan, and has not signed to play wherever for 2022 after the Orix Buffaloes didn’t train a group choice for this season.
Active gamers, similar to former Orioles infielders Manny Machado and Jonathan Schoop, aren’t on the group’s listing of deliberate invitees.
Among those that have reportedly acquired an invite is former infielder Robert Andino, whose walk-off single at Camden Yards within the last recreation of the 2011 season prevented the Boston Red Sox from making the playoffs. Speaking on 105.7 FM, Jones mentioned he just lately spoke with Andino, who knowledgeable him the Orioles had requested him to look at an occasion associated to the venue’s 30-year anniversary.
Jones responded that he had but to obtain an invitation himself, however one is coming, a group spokesperson informed The Baltimore Sun.