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Orioles' Adam Jones surges in All-Star voting as his candidacy is debated
Orioles' Adam Jones surges in All-Star voting as his candidacy is debated

A fast-rising Adam Jones was fifth in the outfield balloting for the American League when results were last released Monday, and MLB tweeted today that he's been gaining on Toronto's Melky Cabrera and Oakland's Yoenis Cespedes, both of whom were ahead of him and one of whom will likely occupy a third starting spot with Angels' Mike Trout and Blue Jays' Jose Bautista. Whether the three-time All-Star will get his fourth nod in the Midsummer Classic — let alone start in it — has dominated the local discourse for days. Michael Phelps tweeted out his support for Jones this afternoon, and the team has put on a week-long promotional blitz to put...

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