, who has 32 homers and played every game of this season, has been named the Most Valuable Oriole, becoming the seventh player in club history to win the award in consecutive seasons.
But not all the news Sunday morning was good.
Rookie right-hander Steve
Johnson was in a walking boot for the foot injury, but said it feels better this morning. The left knee, however, which he extended awkwardly when hit by the grounder, is in pain.
"The knee is bothering me a little bit," Johnson said. "It kind of gave out on me. I'm trying to figure out what's going on with that. I don't feel terrible, but something is bothering me a little bit. Trying to figure out what it is. … It's not so bad walking around, but I can make it hurt here and there."
Johnson said he’s not sure if he will get a MRI today on the knee – X-
"Obviously, it's never good. I don't want to be hurt and I'm hoping I am still OK. I feel like right now I could go out and pitch if I needed to. It makes me feel a lot better that way," Johnson said. "Obviously, I am still hoping I can help the team. I really believe I can do that, I'm just hoping I get some treatment and everything will be OK."
In more positive news, Jones joins six others as consecutive MVOs:
Closer Jim Johnson, who has a club record 49 saves, finished second to Jones in the balloting of media that cover the team. Catcher
Jones will be presented with the award before today’s home finale at