Two home runs, both opposite-field shots, in one game, a big win
over a division rival — that’s something to be
celebrated in a special way.
That’s just what the Baltimore Orioles did for Adam Jones
on Friday after he clubbed a pair of homers to right field in a 6-0
win over the Boston Red Sox .
Two “pies” to the face during the All-Star center
fielder’s postgame interview didn’t come from other
players, but instead from first-base coach Wayne Kirby and hitting
coach Jim Presley. The latter even waited patiently for Jones to
wipe off his face from the first round before nailing him a second
Did Jones seem a little irked? He did say something about how
Kirby had violated pie protocol by not leaving Jones with a towel.
After all, Jones knows something about proper delivery of the
You get the idea. If an Oriole is going to get face full of
shaving cream while being interviewed on TV, Jones invariably will
be one of the guys doing the deed.