SARASOTA, Fla. – L.J. Hoes is getting a longer look at this year’s Orioles spring training. Last year, Hoes was a late invitee to camp, and one of the early cuts.
SARASOTA, Fla. – Now that Adam Jones has played his last game for the Orioles for the time being, manager Buck Showalter can either miss him or use it as an opportunity.
It took a while for Steve Pearce to come down from his 2012 season.
For him it was: “step it up, your adrenaline level, go to a new team, step up again,”
L.J. Hoes is hoping to make an impact with the Orioles this season. In 2008, Hoes was the team’s third round draft pick.
The Arizona Fall League is in its final week, and the Mesa Solar Sox, which the Orioles helped supply, is the league’s hottest.