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Jones 'just missed the ball' on Longoria's inside-the-park home run
Jones 'just missed the ball' on Longoria's inside-the-park home run

The Orioles' series finale with the Tampa Bay Rays had already included a series of unusual plays when Evan Longoria came up in the eighth inning and lined a Jeremy Accardo pitch to center field. Orioles center fielder Adam Jones broke on the ball, but it tailed away from him and hit off his glove, rolling all the way to the center-field wall. Jones sprinted after it, but by the time he threw the ball back into second baseman Ryan Adams, Longoria was rounding third. He scored pretty easily, and the two-run, inside-the-park homer giving the Rays a four-run lead on the way to a 9-6 victory at Camden Yards. "I missed the ball. I had a shot at it, I just missed the ball,"...

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