Found June 01, 2012 on Oriole Post:
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 on the disabled list. According to the Baltimore Sun’s Eduardo A. Encina, the right-fielder is schedule to have surgery on his wrist. He has a broken bone. Considering that Nick Markakis is one of their bigger bats in the lineup and has stayed relatively healthy throughout his career, it’s big a letdown. Furthermore, with the Orioles struggling – having lost five straight games and three series in a row – on the offensive front, Markakis’ injury came at the worst time possible. Starting right fielder Nick Markakis will miss two to four weeks with a broken bone in his right wrist and make his first trip ...

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