Red Sox fans give Adam Jones standing ovation at Fenway Park after racial incident

Orioles center fielder Adam Jones raised an issue in the baseball world Monday evening when he told reporters a fan at Fenway Park yelled a racial slur at him during Baltimore's win over the Red Sox.

On Tuesday, in his first game since the controversy and after a series of apologies by the Red Sox organization, Jones received a standing ovation from the Fenway Park crowd.

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Jones later struck out against Sox starter Chris Sale.

Earlier Tuesday, Red Sox outfielder Mookie Betts took to Twitter to encourage Red Sox fans to give Jones the ovation in a show of support.

Jones said that Boston has a long history of incidents like the one he encountered.

Tuesday's ovation was a nice moment, but as soon as that was over, there was return to normalcy in the Red Sox-Orioles rivalry — Sale threw behind O's third baseman Manny Machado on the first pitch after fanning Jones. The umpiring crew issued warnings to both teams.

UPDATE: Machado got revenge on Sale and the Sox later in the game, hitting a towering moon shot — and taking his time rounding the bases.

UPDATE 2: Machado unloaded a profanity-laced tirade (we counted 12 F-bombs) after the game. Sale shrugged.

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