TSN TV Schedule TSN2 TV Schedule
MLB

Showalter: Markakis sidelined about another week

{eot}
Associated Press
3/12/2013 2:22:20 PM
Decrease Text SizeIncrease Text Size
Text Size

SARASOTA, Fla. -- Baltimore Orioles right fielder Nick Markakis has been diagnosed with a small herniated disk in his neck and will be out about another week.

Orioles manager Buck Showalter made the announcement on Tuesday morning.

Markakis was scratched from the Orioles lineup on March 3 with neck spasms, and had an MRI on Monday. He was told he'd miss two weeks, but since he's already rested it for a week, Markakis should be ready to play next week.

Showalter says Markakis has returned to Baltimore to see a spine specialist.

In 2012, Markakis had surgeries on his abdomen, right hand and left thumb. He has played in an average of 160 games a year in his previous five seasons.

Nick Markakis (Photo: Greg Fiume/Getty Images)

zoom

(Photo: Greg Fiume/Getty Images)
Share This

Share This

Add to FacebookAdd to DiggAdd to FarkAdd to TwitterAdd to Stumble UponAdd to Reddit
Print this Story



Baseball Canada

Keep up with the latest on Canada's national programs from the governing body for amateur baseball in Canada.


Baseball Canada Website

Podcasts

TSN 1050: The Baseball Podcast : Episode 17 - Aug. 6th

Scott MacArthur, Richard Griffin & Gregor Chisholm discuss quiet trade deadline for the Blue Jays, struggling rotation & potential Biogenesis fallout.

TSN 1050: The Baseball Podcast: July 30 - Episode 15

Scott MacArthur & Toronto Star's Richard Griffin preview the trade deadline, Blue Jays' needs & being on Boston as Jon Lester rumours ramp up.

TSN 1050: Blue Lunch: July 9 - John McDonald

LA Angels infielder, John McDonald joined Blue Lunch to discuss his career from the time he left Toronto to the present.


More Podcasts

© 2014
All rights reserved.
Bell Media Television