Darren O'Day

What are 10-and-5 rights and how did they keep Adam Jones with the Orioles?

What are 10-and-5 rights and how did they keep Adam Jones with the Orioles?

The Orioles continued to purge their major league roster en route to a total rebuild Tuesday.

But one big-name veteran who remained after the club’s flurry of moves before the nonwaiver deadline is center fielder Adam Jones.

The Orioles had planned to trade Jones to the Philadelphia Phillies — but he was able to block that move because of his 10-and-5 service time rights. So just what exactly does that mean?

The 10-and-5 rule allows players who have...

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