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Jones and Hardy homer as Orioles get their first-ever win against Verlander
Jones and Hardy homer as Orioles get their first-ever win against Verlander

DETROIT — Orioles center fielder Adam Jones has seen enough of Justin Verlander to know that the deeper the Detroit Tigers' ace right-hander gets into games, the more unbeatable he becomes. “You'd rather face anybody,” Jones said. “Their bullpen's pretty good, but you'd rather face their bullpen than face Verlander, and especially in the later innings, he gets a tad angry and he hits that 98, 99 [mph] mark.” Jones knows from experience, because the Orioles had never beaten Verlander heading into Tuesday night's game at Comerica Park. But Tuesday, the Orioles worked Verlander's pitch count and hit two homers off him —...

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