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The Jays won last year’s season series 10-9, and won six of 10 games at the Rogers Centre, but it’s not 2016 anymore. The Orioles claimed both games in Baltimore last week, putting the Jays in an early hole against their division rivals . . . Orioles outfielder
Adam Jones has played 157 career games against the Jays, totalling 33 homers — also the most he has hit against any team — and 84 RBIs while batting .275 with an .812 OPS . . . Francisco Liriano’s ERA never topped 5.46 last year. It’s at 135.00 after a season-opening performance that saw him surrender five runs and record just one out.