George Sherrill

As Adam Jones likely nears final game with Orioles, he leaves a winning legacy — on and off field

As Adam Jones likely nears final game with Orioles, he leaves a winning legacy — on and off field

When Adam Jones committed to the Orioles with a six-year, $85 million contract extension in May 2012, he said he never saw himself wearing another uniform. The San Diego native spoke about how Baltimore was now his city.

But Sunday’s season finale against the Houston Astros at Camden Yards could be the current longest-tenured Oriole’s last game in black and orange. As the 33-year-old center fielder’s contract expires, the club has embarked on a tear-down and rebuild amid the worst year in its history.

If the Orioles had their way, Jones would have been part of the midseason purge that traded away standouts Manny Machado, Zach Britton, Jonathan Schoop, Kevin Gausman, Darren...

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