During the first 2 1/2 months of the Baltimore Orioles’ surprisingly successful season, sports writers from around the country descended upon Camden Yards to find out why a perennial loser was suddenly a contender in the AL East. The answer, manager Buck Showalter insisted, was not profound. He summed it up with one word: “Pitching.”
The Baltimore Orioles have reinstated outfielder Nick Markakis from the 15-day disabled list and optioned infielder Joe Mahoney to Triple-A Norfolk.
Buck talked about his 2 corner outfielders; heading in opposite directions – medically.
They are better, but not as good as they teased us to believe.
Baltimore Orioles outfielder Nick Markakis has had surgery for a fractured right wrist.
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Dr. Vip Nanavati of Mercy Medical Center weighs in on Nick Markakis’ injury.
Orioles outfielder Nick Markakis has a hamate fracture of his right wrist and will undergo surgery on Friday in Sarasota, Fla.
Adam Jones and Nick Markakis hit two-run homers and the Baltimore Orioles matched a season high with their fifth straight win, 6-5 over the Washington Nationals on Saturday night.
Nick Markakis homered into the second deck in right field to give the Baltimore Orioles a 2-1 win in 11 innings over the Washington Nationals on Friday night.
I’ve been covering Orioles baseball since 1980 and I’m not sure there’s ever been a week like this one.
The Orioles became the first AL team to open a game with three straight home runs, and Baltimore added two more long balls against Colby Lewis en route to a 6-5 victory over the Texas Rangers in a doubleheader opener Thursday.