Author | Luke Jones

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Orioles hear Gausman’s statement loud and clear

July 02, 2015 | Luke Jones

After 6 1/3 shutout innings on Thursday, the right-hander will accompany the club to Chicago and not be optioned back to the minors.


Orioles sign former All-Star closer Perez to minor-league deal

July 02, 2015 | Luke Jones

BALTIMORE — Though still needing to serve a 50-game suspension, former All-Star relief pitcher Chris Perez agreed to a minor-league deal with the Orioles on Thursday. The 30-year-old will report to Sarasota while serving the ban for a second offense of using a drug of abuse. Perez had posted a 9.39 ERA in 7 2/3 […]


Orioles thoughts on Young, Paredes, starting rotation

July 02, 2015 | Luke Jones

After his batting average fell 59 points during a two-week slump, Jimmy Paredes is raking once again.


Orioles part ways with veteran outfielder Young

July 01, 2015 | Luke Jones

The hero of Game 2 of the 2014 American League Division Series was designated for assignment on Wednesday.

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Which free-agent newcomer will bring biggest impact to Ravens?

July 01, 2015 | Luke Jones

Kendrick Lewis is projected to start at free safety for the Ravens this season.

Luke Jones

Luke Jones is the Baltimore Ravens and Orioles beat reporter for and is a PFWA member. His mind is filled with useless sports knowledge and movie quotes, yet he rarely remembers where he put his car keys. Luke's favorite sports memories include attending the Ravens' Super Bowl XXXV victory parade in the pouring rain and watching the Terps advance to the Final Four at the Carrier Dome in 2002, making snow-heavy Syracuse bearable for one day. Follow him on Twitter (@BaltimoreLuke) in addition to reading his contributions at