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Nick Markakis | Outfielder

Team: Baltimore Orioles
Age / DOB:  (30) / 11/17/1983
Ht / Wt:  6'1' / 190
Bats / Throws: Left / Left
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Nick Markakis is not in the Orioles' lineup Sunday.
It appears to just be a day of rest. Steve Pearce is in right field Sunday in Markakis' place. Adam Jones is also getting a breather, with David Lough handling center field. Sep 7 - 11:39 AM

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Nick Markakis went 3-for-5 with a run scored in Sunday's win over the Twins.

Markakis broke out of a 4-for-48 slide with the three-hit afternoon. The multi-hit game was his first since August 18. The extended slump has his season line at .281/.343/.395 with 67 runs scored.
Aug 31 - 5:23 PM

Nick Markakis, who entered the night hitless in his last five games, delivered his 12th homer Monday in the rout of the Rays.

Markakis is still in a 1-for-25 slump, without so much as a walk mixed in. He hit in 15 of his first 16 games in August before the recent slump.
Aug 25 - 10:31 PM

Nick Markakis went 3-for-5 with a two-run home run as the Orioles defeated the White Sox on Monday.

Markakis homered with the Orioles already virtually assured of a victory, as his two-run home run in the ninth inning made it 8-2. He is now on a 10-game hitting streak and has hit safely in 15 of 16 games in August. Markakis now owns a .297/.362/.414 slash line with 11 home runs and 42 RBI.
Aug 18 - 11:22 PM

Nick Markakis went 4-for-5 with an RBI and two runs scored in Sunday's loss to the Cardinals.

Markakis had his way with Cardinals starter Lance Lynn, collecting three hits in three at-bats off the righty before delivering an RBI single against left-hander Randy Choate. After a rough July, Markakis has enjoyed August -- he's hit in nine of the 10 games this month, including five multi-hit games. The good stretch has his overall line up to .292/.358/.405 as the Orioles leadoff hitter.
Aug 10 - 6:26 PM

Nick Markakis hit a leadoff home run and finished 3-for-4 in Sunday's win over the Mariners.

Markakis took Mariners starter Hisashi Iwakuma deep to lead off the game, and it turned out to be the only run either team would score on the afternoon. Markakis wasn't done, though, also adding a single and a double in the game. The home run was his ninth of the year, and Markakis is quietly hitting .286/.349/.397 at the top of the Orioles lineup this year.
Aug 3 - 6:11 PM

Nick Markakis went 2-for-6 with a three-run home run, but the Orioles needed 12 innings to overcome the Angels in a win on Tuesday.

Markakis took Jered Weaver out to right field in the fourth inning, giving the Orioles a 6-4 lead at the time. It was a rare bit of power from Markakis, who now has a .285/.346/.393 line with eight home runs and 37 RBI on the season.
Jul 29 - 11:21 PM

Nick Markakis went 4-for-5 with two runs scored from the leadoff spot Saturday against the A's.

Markakis hasn't been particularly valuable for fantasy purposes, but he's given the Orioles a nice .355 OBP while mostly hitting this year. He and Steve Pearce were both on base four times ahead of Adam Jones and Nelson Cruz in the order tonight.
Jul 20 - 12:32 AM

Nick Markakis went 2-for-4 with an RBI double and a run scored in Thursday's win over the Blue Jays.

Markakis had a 14-game hitting streak snapped on Monday, so he hopes to start anew with his performance against the Jays. He scored after leading off the first inning with a single, then doubled in an insurance run in the bottom of the seventh. Markakis is having a fine season, slashing .305/.363/.423 with six home runs and 28 RBI at the top of the Orioles' lineup.
Jun 12 - 10:15 PM

Nick Markakis went 1-for-5 with a two-run home run in Thursday's loss to the Rangers.

Markakis put the Orioles on the board, going deep off of Colby Lewis in the third inning for his fifth homer of the season. The outfielder is having another productive season, slashing .306/.363/.420 with 23 RBI atop the Orioles' lineup.
Jun 5 - 11:23 PM

Nick Markakis went 2-for-3 with a homer and two walks in the Orioles' 6-5 defeat of the Rangers on Wednesday.

Markakis has hit in nine straight games, scoring runs in seven of them. It doesn't look like he'll ever again be a 20-homer threat, but he's batting .300, he's getting a ton of at-bats at the top of the Orioles lineup and he's attempting some steals again after being a non-factor there the last two years, making him a fair fourth or fifth outfielder in mixed leagues.
Jun 5 - 12:55 AM

Nick Markakis went 3-for-6 with an RBI and a run scored in Tuesday's win over the Rangers.

Markakis' three singles raised his batting average to .304. He's got an eight-game hitting streak in which he's 13-for-35 (.371) with four doubles and six runs scored, pushing his season batting line up to .304/.358/.397.
Jun 3 - 11:35 PM

Nick Markakis had a nice night at the dish in Friday's win over the Indians, going 4-for-5 with a double and a run scored.

With the strong night, Markakis is now hitting a healthy .306/.358/.399 on the season to go along with three homers and three steals. He's been a very useful option in mixed leagues thus far.
May 23 - 11:45 PM

Nick Markakis went 3-for-4 in Thursday's win over the Royals.

All three hits were singles, boosting the average up to .302. While the high average is nice, the Orioles would also like to see a little more power out of their corner outfielder, as Markakis is currently sitting on a meager .389 slugging percentage. He put up a career-worst .356 SLG last season.
May 15 - 11:18 PM

Nick Markakis went 2-for-5 with a solo home run as the Orioles defeated the Pirates in 10 innings on Thursday.

Markakis took Pirates reliever Bryan Morris out to right field for his second home run of the season. He had homered in the first half of Thursday's double-header as well. The power display was nice to see as he entered the day with a .360 slugging percentage, but it's now up to .417.
May 2 - 12:58 AM

Depth Charts

Batters
PosRoleName
C1Caleb Joseph
2Nick Hundley
3Steve Clevenger
4Matt Wieters
1B1Steve Pearce
2B1Jonathan Schoop
SS1J.J. Hardy
3B1Chris Davis
2Kelly Johnson
3Ryan Flaherty
4Jimmy Paredes
5Manny Machado
LF1David Lough
2Alejandro De Aza
3Quintin Berry
CF1Adam Jones
RF1Nick Markakis
DH1Nelson Cruz
2Delmon Young
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Chris Tillman
2Bud Norris
3Miguel Gonzalez
4Wei-Yin Chen
5Kevin Gausman
6Johan Santana
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Zach Britton
2Tommy Hunter
3Darren O'Day
4Andrew Miller
5Brian Matusz
6Brad Brach
7Ubaldo Jimenez
8T.J. McFarland
9Evan Meek
10Joe Saunders
11Ryan Webb