Orioles outfielder Adam Jones has cleared trade waivers, according to an industry source, meaning the club has officially made him available to potential trade suitors again.
The Orioles’ ability to trade Jones still remains in the outfielder’s hands because of his service time veto rights.
Running players through trade waivers in August is a common practice and is necessary to precipitate a deal after the July 31 nonwaiver trade deadline. But it doesn't mean a player will be traded — only that he's available to be dealt.
Even though much attention is placed on the nonwaiver deadline at the end of July, contending teams can still deal for...