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Orioles right fielder Nick Markakis, who has been bothered for months by what he thought was a deep bone bruise in his abdomen, had surgery on Thursday to repair his rectus abdominis, also known as the "six-pack" muscle.
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Right fielder Nick Markakis underwent surgery to repair abdominal muscles on Thursday, according to the Baltimore Sun.
These god forsaken Adam Jones rumors JUST WON'T STOP, so I figured I'd briefly touch on them. When it comes down to Martin Prado or Adam Jones on the Braves, the two players are rather similar. Prado made $3.1 million in 2011, and has two more seasons of team control. Jones made $3.25 million, and also has two more seasons of control left. Neither player has great plate...
With the Hall Of Fame election announcement coming on January 9, 2012, it is time to review the ballot, go over the names, and decide who belongs in the Hall Of Fame.
There are twenty seven men on the ballot this year and we will take a look at each one individually prior to official announcements. You can find all of the profiles in the I-70 Baseball Exclusives: Cooperstown Choices...
In the weekly Wednesday chat, one of the popular subjects was the Braves pursuit of Baltimore outfielder Adam Jones. According to reports, Atlanta has been trying to land Jones for the better part of a few months, using Jair Jurrjens and Martin Prado as the bait, while the Orioles demand a lot more in return for their center fielder. A segment of Braves fans seem to be offended...
Yesterday, we heard that the Orioles and Cubs talked about a deal involving Alfonso Soriano. In order to ship the outfielder elsewhere, the Cubs would have to eat a substantial portion of the $54MM remaining on his contract. Here's more on Soriano and the Orioles..
Talks between the Orioles and Cubs were probably not very serious, sources told Rich Dubroff of CSNBaltimore...
The Orioles continued their offseason efforts to tap into international scouting -- the Asian market in particular -- by signing their first South Korean pitcher.
Will shortstop J.J. Hardy be able to replicate last year's numbers in 2012? Here's one set of projections for what the key Orioles' stats will look like this season.
The Orioles are reportedly showing interest in Manny Ramirez, at least enough to want to see him swing a bat again.