Adam Jones

Early Orioles notes: Adam Jones gets day off in Seattle series finale; Hardy keeping progressing

Early Orioles notes: Adam Jones gets day off in Seattle series finale; Hardy keeping progressing

Center fielder Adam Jones received a day off Wednesday afternoon as the Orioles completed their 10-day, 10-game West Coast road trip in Seattle.

Orioles manager Buck Showalter said he wanted to give Jones the benefit of having consecutive days off. The Orioles are off Thursday after returning to Baltimore following Wednesday’s game.

“He’s fine,” Showalter said. “He’s sore, but just wear and tear [of playing] nine days in a row. Trying to give him the benefit of two days. He’s available off the bench. I knew I was going to do it one day on this trip. I was hoping it was the only day. We talked about it. He’s fine. … I’d like to get him off...

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