Found October 10, 2012 on MLB Injury News:
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While the Baltimore Orioles’ primary focus is on their current American League Division Series opponents the New York Yankees, several injured players are looking later into the playoffs when they hope to rejoin the team. Baltimore released injury updates on outfielder Nick Markakis and utility player Wilson Betemit. Betemit continues to take batting practice at the Orioles’ Spring Training facility in Sarasota, FL. There’s some that said he was physically available for the ALDS, but the matchup wasn’t right and Baltimore opted to keep him off the roster. However, if his progress continues there’s a chance he’ll be added to the team’s roster if they’re able to advance past the Yankees. While Betemit could be available for the Championship Series, it may take Markakis a while longer to return. He did have the pins removed from his broken thumb on Tuesday, and he’s hoping Baltimore can continue to its playoff run long enough for him to fully recover. Follow @mlbinjurynews
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