Baltimore Orioles shortstop J.J. Hardy (2) sticks his tongue out as teammates throw sunflower seeds at him after hitting a solo home run in the bottom of the third inning against the Minnesota Twins at Oriole Park at Camden Yards Wednesday, May 24, 2017 in Baltimore, Md. The Twins won 4-3. (Michael Ares/The Baltimore Sun/TNS)

Michael Ares

The Orioles slick-fielding shortstop is on contract for another $14 million next year. 

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