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Gallery: Derek Jeter says goodbye to Yankee Stadium a winner with walk-off win over the Orioles

Gallery: Derek Jeter says goodbye to Yankee Stadium a winner with walk-off win over the Orioles

NEW YORK, Sept. 26 (UPI) --Players and fans in awe as Yankees captain Derek Jeter closes final home game with walk-off single.
Matt Bradwell and The Sports Network
Blue Jays even series with win against the Orioles

Blue Jays even series with win against the Orioles

Drew Hutchison gave up one run on one hit over 8 2/3 innings, helping the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Baltimore Orioles, 5-1, in the second test of a three-game series.

Orioles vanquish the Rays

Scott Pearce broke a scoreless tie with an RBI double in the fifth and Nelson Cruz crushed his major league-leading 22nd homer of the season, as the Orioles defeated the Rays, 2-0, at Tropicana Field on Wednesday afternoon.

Orioles beat Blue Jays 4-2

Delmon Young hit a two-run homer and the Baltimore Orioles got the best of Mark Buehrle in a 4-2 win over the Toronto Blue Jays.

Orioles sweep the Red Sox

Bud Norris' eight brilliant innings and three Baltimore home runs resulted in a 4-0 Orioles' victory over the Boston Red Sox that opened a three-game series.

Orioles defeat Rangers 8-3

Nelson Cruz's three-run homer capped a six-run eighth inning as the Baltimore Orioles rallied for an 8-3 win over the Texas Rangers.

Pittsburgh Pirates beat Orioles 9-8

Tony Sanchez's single in the bottom of the seventh inning lifted the Pittsburgh Pirates to a wild 9-8 decision over the Baltimore Orioles at PNC Park.
Baltimore comes up over Atlanta in last day of spring training

Baltimore comes up over Atlanta in last day of spring training

Nick Markakis hit a two-run single during a seven-run eighth inning that propelled Baltimore to an 8-0 Grapefruit League win over Atlanta.

MLB: Baltimore 6, Boston 5

BALTIMORE, Sept. 28 (UPI) -- Steve Pearce drove in three runs, including a two-run double that put Baltimore ahead in the eighth inning, rallying the Orioles over Boston 6-5 Saturday.

MLB: Baltimore 3, Toronto 2

BALTIMORE, Sept. 26 (UPI) -- Miguel Gonzalez closed out his season by giving up just two hits in seven innings Thursday, bringing Baltimore a 3-2 win over Toronto.

MLB: Baltimore 9, Toronto 5

BALTIMORE, Sept. 25 (UPI) -- Ryan Flaherty hit half of Baltimore's four home runs Wednesday in powering the Orioles to a 9-5 decision over Toronto.

MLB: Tampa Bay 5, Baltimore 4

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., Sept. 23 (UPI) -- James Loney socked a game-winning homer in the bottom of the ninth Monday and Tampa Bay completed a four-game sweep of Baltimore with a 5-4 triumph.

MLB: Baltimore 3, Toronto 1

TORONTO, Sept. 15 (UPI) -- Danny Valencia had two RBI and Miguel Gonzalez turned in a strong start before coming out with an injury Sunday in Baltimore's 3-1 win over Toronto.

MLB: New York Yankees 6, Baltimore 5

BALTIMORE, Sept. 13 (UPI) -- A wild pitch by Baltimore closer Jim Johnson allowed Brendan Ryan to score in the ninth Thursday and give the New York Yankees a 6-5 win over the Orioles.

MLB: Baltimore 4, New York Yankees 2

BALTIMORE, Sept. 9 (UPI) -- Chris Tillman struck out nine over seven efficient innings Monday and the Baltimore Orioles posted a crucial 4-2 win over the New York Yankees.
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Baltimore Orioles Nick Markakis hits a solo homer against the New York Yankees in the first inning at Yankee Stadium in New York City on July 20, 2009. The Yankees defeated the Orioles 2-1. (UPI Photo/John Angelillo)
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Nicholas William Markakis (born November 17, 1983 in Glen Cove, New York) is a Major League Baseball right fielder for the Baltimore Orioles. Of Greek and German descent , Markakis is known for his arm strength, stellar right field defense and smooth hitting.

Markakis was born on Long Island, New York, but he later moved to Woodstock, Georgia with his family, which includes his parents, Dennis and Mary Lou and his brothers Dennis, Greg and Michael (also an alumnus of Young Harris College).

At Young Harris College, Markakis played as both an outfielder and a pitcher, hitting .439 with 21 home runs and 92 RBIs, while also gathering a 12–0 win–loss record as a pitcher with 1 save and a 1.68 earned run average in 15 games. He was twice named Georgia Junior College Player of the Year and was awareded Baseball America's 2002 National JUCO Player of the Year.

This article is licensed under the GNU Free Documentation License.
It uses material from the Wikipedia article "Nick Markakis."
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