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Mike Morse to rejoin slumping Nats this weekend, maybe tonight. [NJ]
To celebrate his return, Morse may or may not be on Twitter. [Nats Enq.]
Nick Markakis out 4 to 6 weeks with a broken hand. Bad news for O’s. [CC]
Did Mike Shanahan make a joke about a head injury? [CSNWashington]
Touchdown Tony Banks labels RGIII as a “little too cocky.” [Bog]
Steinz +12th Man crazies from Texas A&M = Pure comedy. [Bog, Bog]
Vote for the best tailgate game. For me, I’m a purist, so beer pong. [HH]
Run down of all the Wiz options at pick No. 3. I still say MKG. [CSNW]
A live account from Chuck Brown’s memorial service. [DCist]
BEST OF MAXIM
Welcome to Twitter, Michael Morse? Even more important than the question "Will Mike Morse return to the Nationals lineup on Friday?" is the question "Is @MLBeastMode38 really Michale Morse?"
Still trying to verify, but the pro-Heat Tweets seem to be a dead giveaway.
(Image of Morse in a sombrero for Cinco de Mayo via Morse's Facebook page)
And so, tonight is the long awaited return of Michael Morse to the Nationals lineup (weather permitting); Davey Johnson has him batting cleanup. We'll call it: Morsemas.
Meanwhile, after it was confirmed yesterday that Mike Morse really WAS on Twitter as @mlbeastmode38 -- despite a denial from Nats PR staff -- as of 4:30 PM Friday the @mlbeastmode38 account is "suspended...
Baltimore Orioles outfielder Nick Markakis was held out of the lineup for Wednesday's game against the Blue Jays with soreness in his right wrist.
It's the first game he's missed this season.
Markakis was injured on a swing in the ninth-inning of Tuesday's loss at Toronto. X-rays taken after the game were negative, but Markakis is scheduled to see a hand specialist...
Baltimore Orioles right fielder Nick Markakis is facing his second surgery in the last nine months. Markakis, who injured his wrist on a ninth-inning swing Tuesday, is set to undergo an operation Friday morning to remove a broken hamate bone from his right wrist. The timetable for Markakis' return is two to four weeks. "If you told me before that this is what they...
Baltimore Orioles right fielder Nick Markakis underwent surgery on his broken right hamate bone, and will likely miss 5 weeks of action.
The injury occurred making a sliding play over a week ago, however, the break come to light while swing the bat on Tuesday.
Fantasy owners should anticipate Markakis missing up to seven weeks of action, as that is a typical recovery time for a hamate...
I’m not sure if you all caught the game on MASN on Wednesday night, but the cameras panned to Nick Markakis – who was standing on the railing of the dugout – and he had some bandages wrapped around his wrist. That image didn’t look good and you knew immediately that he was going to miss some time.
Wrist injuries are often tricky; therefore, the Orioles have placed Nick Markakis...
Baltimore Orioles outfielder Nick Markakis has had surgery for a fractured right wrist.
The typical recovery time from this kind of surgery is three to four weeks. The operation was performed Friday by Dr. Brian Schofield in Sarasota, Fla.
Baltimore placed Markakis on the 15-day disabled list and purchased the contract of infielder-outfielder Bill Hall from Triple-A Norfolk.
Bad news for the Baltimore Orioles, as right fielder Nick Markakis will miss 3-4 weeks after breaking the hamate bone in his hand. Roch Kubatko of MASN is reporting that the injury first occured seven or ten days ago on a slide into second base, but the full break occured on Tuesday while swinging.
The Orioles are exploring various internal options to replace Markakis on the roster...
The Baltimore announced Friday that they have placed outfielder Nick Markakis on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to May 30, with a right hamate bone fracture and selected the contract of infielder/outfielder Bill Hall from Class AAA Norfolk. The timetable for Markakis' return is two to four weeks. Markakis is batting .256 with eight home runs and 26 RBI in 50 games...
He's the closest thing the Baltimore Orioles have had to an Iron Man since Cal Ripken Jr. retired. Nick Markakis missed his first game of the season Wednesday and just his sixth in the past three-plus seasons with a right wrist injury. Markakis was hurt on a swing in the ninth inning Tuesday, and he will be examined by a specialist Thursday. X-rays taken Wednesday were negative...
Wiz get third pick with Leonsis’ son representing at the Lottery. [Wiz Insider]
One mock draft by a guy I like has them taking Thomas Robinson. [SBN]
“Whomever the Wiz draft—Kidd-Gilchrist, Beal or Robinson—will help.” [TAI]
Leonsis lets us know Lids still sells hideous Wizards hats. [Ted's Take]
Nats and O’s get swept by Miami and Toronto, respectively. [WaPo, Sun...
A huge part of the Baltimore Orioles unforeseen success this season has been keeping their best players healthy: J.J. Hardy, Adam Jones, Matt Wieters and Nick Markakis have all played in at least 46 games. The Orioles found out Thursday this trend will not continue through June. Markakis has been diagnosed with a broken hamate bone (the same injury as Pablo Sandoval earlier this...
Three weeks ago, the Baltimore Orioles and Tampa Rays opened a weekend series at Camden Yards as co-AL East leaders.
That scenario will be repeated at Tropicana Field this weekend, although both teams will enter on losing streaks and Baltimore won't have Nick Markakis.
Markakis is headed to the disabled list for the first time for the slumping Orioles and will miss Friday night...