Baltimore Orioles
2014 Avg.
.284
 
Career Avg.
.279
Name  Adam Jones
Born  8/1/1985
Height  6-3
Weight  220
Number  10
Position  CF
Bats  R
Throws  R
4/19/2014 10:10:00 AM
Description: Orioles center fielder Adam Jones is just 2-for-19 (.105) with eight strikeouts against Boston left-hander Felix Doubront.
Insight: The right-handed hitting Jones has a better career batting average versus right-handed pitchers (.287) than lefties (.260) and this matchup follows that trend. Avoid him on Saturday.
 
4/8/2014 8:13:00 PM
Description: Orioles center fielder Adam Jones hit his first homer of the season Tuesday at New York.
Insight: Jones also had a double, scored two runs and drove home two. He has increased his homer total in each of the past three seasons and blasted a career-high 33 in 2013.
 
4/6/2014 9:22:00 AM
Description: Orioles center fielder Adam Jones has an ugly 3-for-27 (.111) history against Justin Verlander of the Tigers.
Insight: Jones is hitting .235 in 17 at-bats this season and is still in search of his first homer. With Verlander on the hill Sunday, Jones probably won't get it.
 
4/5/2014 9:31:00 AM
Description: O's outfielder Adam Jones has seen little success against Detroit starter Rick Porcello, 3-for-18 (.167) with no extra base hits and six strikeouts.
Insight: Jones was a fantasy stud last season, batting .285 with 33 HR, 108 RBI, 100 runs and stole 14 bases. He's still searching for his first extra base hit and should be avoided on Saturday.
 
4/3/2014 9:59:00 AM
Description: O's outfielder Adam Jones struggles versus Boston starter Felix Doubront going 2-for-17 with eight strikeouts in their matchups.
Insight: Jones was a fantasy stud last season, batting .285 with 33 HR, 108 RBI, 100 runs and stole 14 bases. He's managed a couple of singles through the first two games and probably won't break out the long ball on Thursday.
 
9/29/2013 1:09:00 PM
Description: O's center fielder Adam Jones is getting a rest Sunday versus Boston.
Insight: After going two years without missing a game, Jones has now missed two contests in the last week. Nate McLouth (.258, 12 HR, 34 RBI, 30 SB) will take over in center field.
 
9/26/2013 9:15:00 AM
Description: Baltimore center fielder Adam Jones had Wednesday's game off but he'll likely be back in the lineup Thursday to face Blue Jays starter Mark Buehrle, who he is 8-for-21 (.381) with two doubles and a homer against.
Insight: Jones has had another strong season, tying last season's total with 32 homers, scoring 98 runs, stealing 14 bags, hitting .285 and driving in a career-high 106 runs.
 
9/25/2013 6:22:00 PM
Description: Baltimore center fielder Adam Jones won't play Wednesday against the Blue Jays.
Insight: The Orioles were eliminated from the AL Wild Card race last night. This is a rare sight as Jones (.285, 32 HR, 106 RBI) had started 322 games in a row before tonight.
 
9/6/2013 1:18:00 PM
Description: Orioles center fielder Adam Jones is an ugly 1-for-27 (.037) with six strikeouts when facing White Sox starter John Danks.
Insight: Jones is having another All-Star season, batting .295 with 30 HR, 100 RBI and an .838 OPS. He's batted .311 in August and .316 so far in September, but this is an extremely unfavorable matchup.
 
8/27/2013 11:02:00 AM
Description: Orioles center fielder Adam Jones is just 2-for-14 with six strikeouts when facing Boston starter Felix Doubront.
Insight: Jones is having another All-Star season, batting .299 with 27 HR, 95 RBI and an .837 OPS. he's batting .341 in August, but this is an unfavorable matchup.
 
Hot8/21/2013 10:18:00 PM
Description: Orioles center fielder Adam Jones homered Wednesday for the fourth time this month.
Insight: Jones is hitting .364 in August after going 2-for-4 Wednesday against the Rays.
 
8/19/2013 9:46:00 AM
Description: Orioles center fielder Adam Jones has had an excellent season and an outstanding month of August, hitting .375 with three homers, 15 RBI and 12 runs in 15 games, but has an unfavorable Monday matchup versus Tampa Bay ace David Price.
Insight: Jones has faced Price 36 times and has yet to hit one out of the park. He's a career .200 hitter with an ugly .508 OPS and nine strikeouts in their matchups.
 
Hot8/18/2013 6:01:00 PM
Description: Orioles center fielder Adam Jones has had an outstanding month of August, hitting .375 with three homers, 15 RBI and 12 runs in 15 games.
Insight: The 28-year-old also had an impressive July, swatting seven homers and batting .285 with an .884 OPS. In fact, he has had an OPS of .873 or better in four of five months this season (.634 OPS in June).
 
8/4/2013 9:50:00 AM
Description: Orioles center fielder Adam Jones is just 3-for-17 (.176) against Seattle left-hander Joe Saunders without an extra base hit and a putrid .440 OPS.
Insight: The 28-year-old has been one of the best fantasy options in baseball for the second straight season, but is batting .211 over his last five games and faced an unfavorable matchup.
 
7/31/2013 10:06:00 AM
Description: Orioles center fielder Adam Jones has hit .500 in his career against Houston's Erik Bedard.
Insight: Jones is 6-for-12 with two doubles against Wednesday's scheduled starter. The 28-year-old has been one of the best fantasy options in baseball for the second straight season.
 
7/26/2013 10:14:00 PM
Description: Baltimore center fielder Adam Jones smacked two homers Friday in a victory over Boston.
Insight: It was Jones' first multi-home run game of the season. Both of his home runs went to right field, bizarre considering that Jones' first 20 homers of the season all went to left or center field. The two home runs traveled 345 and 346 feet respectively, his shortest homers of the season.
 
7/26/2013 9:56:00 AM
Description: Orioles center fielder Adam Jones is a .219 career hitter against Red Sox pitcher John Lackey.
Insight: With a .292 average, 20 homers, 71 RBI, 70 runs, nine steals and an .818 OPS, Jones is a top fantasy talent, but he has never performed well against Lackey. Jones has struck out 10 times and gone just 7-for-32 against Friday's opposing starter.
 
7/19/2013 9:57:00 AM
Description: Orioles center fielder Adam Jones is 3-for-14 (all singles) with seven strikeouts in 14 at-bats versus Texas starter Derek Holland.
Insight: Jones is posting another solid statistical season (.296, 19 HR, 67 RBI, 67 runs, 9 SB), but has an unfavorable matchup to open the second half. Over his eight-year career, Jones is a better first-half fantasy value than second half, because his OPS is 55 points lower after the break.
 
7/13/2013 9:10:00 PM
Description: Orioles center fielder Adam Jones went 1-for-2 with a solo homer and a pair of walks Saturday against the Blue Jays.
Insight: Jones has just 12 walked in 95 games this season, but he's once again putting up five-category fantasy production, hitting .293 with 18 home runs, 65 RBI, 64 runs and nine steals.
 
7/8/2013 9:28:00 AM
Description: Orioles All-Star center fielder Adam Jones is just 1-for-10 with six strikeouts against Rangers left-hander Derek Holland.
Insight: Jones is putting up All-Star worthy numbers again this season, though until Sunday's homer against Mariano Rivera he had gone 15 games without an extra base hit. Add in this unfavorable matchup and you should consider giving him the night off.