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With 2-1 loss to Royals in Game 4, Orioles swept in AL Championship Series
With 2-1 loss to Royals in Game 4, Orioles swept in AL Championship Series

Center fielder Adam Jones, perhaps the Orioles' best player and vocal leader, walked over to the corner of the Kauffman Stadium visiting clubhouse early Wednesday evening and began hugging teammates, from outfielder Nelson Cruz to pitcher Zach Britton to bullpen catcher Rudy Arias. Few, if any, words were exchanged each time. Moments before, Jones had been leaning on the dugout railing watching the Kansas City Royals whoop and holler and dogpile on the diamond after their 2-1 victory over the Orioles that completed a four-game sweep in the American League Championship Series. This wasn't supposed to be the scene — these Orioles who won 96 games, captured the AL East and...

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