Adam Jones has a lot on his mind today down in St. Petersburg, Fla., where the Orioles are getting ready to open their 2011 season against the Tampa Bay Rays. But the Orioles center fielder has enough of a sense of Baltimore baseball history to have tweeted get well wishes to hospitalized Hall of Famer Brooks Robinson, who is recovering from a high fever and infection at Greater Baltimore Medical Center.
“Stay strong my man. ... the O’s family is with you and your family,” Jones wrote on his Twitter account this morning.
Simple. Heartfelt. Straightforward. Maybe the whole everything-in-140-words-or-less isn’t such a bad thing.