George Sherrill

Ten years on, trade of Bedard for Jones and Tillman among most productive in Orioles history

Ten years on, trade of Bedard for Jones and Tillman among most productive in Orioles history

Last we heard from Orioles center fielder Adam Jones in these parts, he was casting his future in Baltimore into doubt at FanFest as he said the team hasn't been receptive to extending his contract beyond the pending expiration of his contract.

On Thursday, he took to Twitter to express how thankful he was to have arrived with the Orioles at all. Ten years ago Thursday, Jones was one of five players (along with Chris Tillman, George Sherrill, Tony Butler and Cam Mickolio) to come to Baltimore in a deal that sent then-ace Erik Bedard to the Seattle Mariners. It's worked out tremendously for the Orioles based just on the performance of him and Tillman, but Jones made clear that it was...

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