The Baltimore Orioles announced that centerfielder Adam Jones has been named the Most Valuable Oriole for the 2011 season.  Jones finished ahead of J.J. Hardy and Matt Wieters respectively.’s Roch Kubatko reports that Hardy and Wieters both received first place votes from the members of the media that cover the O’s.  Mark Reynolds, Jim Johnson, Robert Andino and Nick Markakis also received votes according to Kubatko.

Jones enters tonight’s season finale hitting .281 with career highs in home runs (25), RBI (83), doubles (26), stolen bases (12) and games played (150).  He also leads the league in outfield assists from a center fielder with 12.