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associated press Orioles center fielder Adam Jones got the shaving-cream treatment Thursday, his reward for hitting one of three eighth-inning home runs in a 10-6 win over the New York Yankees. Jones is batting .288 with a career-best 29 home runs and 74 RBI for Baltimore, which at 78-62 was a game back of New York entering Monday’s action.

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Say hello, Assad: See the Navy warships off the coast of Syria

The Navy has sent four warships — USS Ramage, USS Mahan, USS Gravely and USS Barry — armed with ballistic missiles into the eastern Mediterranean Sea amid violence in Syria. Navy ships are capable of a variety of military actions, including launching Tomahawk cruise missiles as they did against Libya in 2011.