Cameron Maybin

Adam Jones: 'I've got a lot of friends with rings ... so I want to play for something'

Adam Jones: 'I've got a lot of friends with rings ... so I want to play for something'

Adam Jones doesn’t mince words, and sitting at his corner locker inside the Orioles clubhouse at the Ed Smith Stadium complex on Sunday morning — the eve of the first full-squad workout of spring training — the Orioles’ longest-tenured player made it clear what will keep him in Baltimore beyond this season.

Jones will enter his 11th season with the Orioles this year, and he is eligible for free agency after the season, so for the first time in his career, he can choose where he plays. And even though he’s been one of the primary faces for the Orioles’ resurgence of three playoff berths over a five-year span, last year’s last-place finish was a marked regression.

He’s been in...

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