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Royals Rumors: KC Looking At Nick Markakis

Royals rumors indicate the front office is checking out Atlanta outfielder Nick Markakis as the trade deadline approaches. The KC Royals have looked at Markakis before, but his mediocre .260/.337/.366 slash line has deterred suitors from pulling the trigger. With Atlanta in clear sell mode, there’s no reason for them to retain any veteran assets […] Royals Rumors: KC Looking...
Via Kings of Kauffman
3 days ago

Report: Royals have interest in Nick Markakis

The Kansas City Royals are on the fringes of the playoff race, but they are still looking at potential upgrades. One of them is reportedly Braves outfielder Nick Markakis, whom Kansas City is looking at, according to Mark Bowman of MLB.com. Markakis fits in well with how the Royals build. He’s a contact-hitting outfielder who hits left-handed and doesn’t rely on power. He has...
Via Larry Brown Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Royals Have Shown Some Interest In Nick Markakis

The Royals are among the clubs that have taken a look at Braves right fielder Nick Markakis, writes MLB.com’s Mark Bowman. The presence of two other cost-controlled left-handed-hitting outfielders with limited power (Ender Inciarte and Mallex Smith) has “clouded” the future of Markakis in Atlanta, he notes. Given Markakis’ age, performance and salary, he’s a logical candidate...
Via MLB Trade Rumors
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Nick Markakis shatters a suite window in Cincy with a screeching foul ball

This is why we can't have nice things, kids.Atlanta Braves right fielder Nick Markakis sent a seemingly harmless foul ball into the stands at Great American Ball Park in the eighth inning. But it ended up doing plenty of damage:Luckily, it appears no one was sitting near the window inside the suite. And it did provide a little excitement in a matchup between the National League's...
Via Fox Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

The 2015 drought is over: Nick Markakis has hit a home run

We didn’t include this in our top 10 storylines to follow during the second half of the season, but perhaps should have. When was Nick Markakis finally going to hit a home run for the Atlanta Braves? Going into Monday’s play, the 31-year-old right fielder had gone 393 plate appearances without hitting a home run. Dating back to last year’s postseason, that was nearly a nine...
Via The Outside Corner
July 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Nick Markakis Leaves Orioles, Agrees To Four-Year Contract With Braves

ATLANTA — Free agent outfielder Nick Markakis and the Atlanta Braves have agreed to a four-year contract, pending a physical. The team announced the move Wednesday night. The 31-year-old Markakis spent the first nine years of his career with the Baltimore Orioles. This past season, he batted .276 with 14 homers and 50 RBIs. Markakis fills a void left...
Via NESN.com
December 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Braves continue to baffle, sign Nick Markakis for four years

I don’t know what the Atlanta Braves are doing this winter. They just signed former Oriole Nick Markakis to a four-year deal worth $44 million. Jeff Passan reports via Twitter, "Nick Markakis agrees to four-year deal with Atlanta Braves. Dollars unclear, but sides discussed a deal in neighborhood of $44M." When people hear the name “Nick Markakis”, they’re likely thinking...
Via The Outside Corner
December 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Braves cause head scratching with Nick Markakis signing

Over the last few days, rumors circulated that the Braves were pushing hard to sign Nick Markakis, so this morning, Mike Petriello wrote up a piece on Markakis’ value, questioning just MLB teams see in him that we don’t see. He didn’t find an answer, and besides durability, I don’t really have one either, but […]
Via Fangraphs
December 03, 2014  |  Discuss

What Are We Missing About Nick Markakis?

There’s not a contract agreement yet or even an indication that one is close, but one thing seems clear about this particular baseball offseason: There might not be a larger gap between our perception and the conversations we’re hearing in the real world than in those regarding Nick Markakis. A few weeks ago, it seemed like the […]
Via Fangraphs
December 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Baltimore Orioles rumors: Crucial free agency decisions loom

Three key members of the Orioles playoff run in 2014 are in danger of leaving during this off-season. Nick Markakis, Nelson Cruz, and Andrew Miller are free agents who are already garnering interest from teams around the league. These free agents will test the Orioles front office and their commitment to winning, as upcoming decisions on key players will give them the opportunity...
Via isportsweb.com
November 28, 2014  |  Discuss
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