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Orioles decline OF Markakis' $17.5M option

The Baltimore Orioles declined their $17.5 million mutual option on Nick Markakis’ contract, perhaps ending the veteran outfielder’s nine-year stint in Baltimore.



Bye bye Bud...

As anybody who has read my thoughts will know (and thanks for doing so btw!) sports administrators don’t get a good write-up from me. Mainly because most of them are awful – Sepp Blatter, Roger Goodell, Bernie Ecclestone, Richard Scudamore… the list goes on. 874 more words

Roster review: Drew Storen

Age on Opening Day 2015: 27

How acquired: 1st round pick, 2009 draft

MLB service time: 4 years, 140 days

2014 salary+bonuses: $3.45 million

Contract status: 499 more words

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Orioles decline their mutual option on Markakis

The Orioles announced Friday night that they declined their half of a mutual option on their longest-tenured player, Nick Markakis, for the 2015 season.