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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.

MLB: Baltimore 4, Chicago White Sox 3 (10 innings)

BALTIMORE, Sept. 7 (UPI) -- Matt Wieters stroked a game-winning, two-run single in the 10th inning Saturday, rallying the Baltimore Orioles over the Chicago White Sox 4-3.

MLB: Baltimore 10, Oakland 3

BALTIMORE, Aug. 25 (UPI) -- J.J. Hardy went 3-for-4 and socked one of three Baltimore homers Sunday, helping the Orioles roll to a 10-3 win over Oakland.

MLB: Baltimore 9, Oakland 7

BALTIMORE, Aug. 23 (UPI) -- A groundout by Adam Jones drove in the go-ahead score during a three-run Baltimore seventh Friday and the Orioles held on to defeat Oakland 9-7.

MLB: Baltimore 8, Colorado 4

BALTIMORE, Aug. 17 (UPI) -- Brian Roberts and Manny Machado each had a two-run double during a big third inning that carried Baltimore to an 8-4 interleague win over Colorado Saturday.

MLB: Arizona 7, Baltimore 6

PHOENIX, Aug. 13 (UPI) -- Adam Eaton cracked a homer in the bottom of the ninth inning Monday, sending the Arizona Diamondbacks over Baltimore 7-6 in an interleague game.

MLB: Baltimore 6, Houston 3

BALTIMORE, Aug. 1 (UPI) -- Nate McLouth had two RBI during a comeback surge Thursday that brought Baltimore a 6-3 triumph over Houston.

MLB: Baltimore 4, Houston 3

BALTIMORE, July 30 (UPI) -- Chris Davis delivered a go-ahead two-run homer Tuesday and Baltimore got an efficient start from Wei-Yin Chen in its 4-3 win over Houston.
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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.

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