• O's Markakis to have pins removed in a week

    Summary of 3 articles · Updated Oct 1, 2012
    Orioles manager Buck Showalter said Markakis' thumb will be in a splint for two weeks after the pins are removed. Markakis left a game on Sept. Nick Markakis will not have the pins removed from his left thumb for at least another week, putting the Orioles outfielder's return at a minimum of three weeks and contingent on the club getting deep into the postseason. Baltimore Orioles right fielder Nick Markakis has had his broken left thumb examined and it was determined that his surgically inserted pins will remain in place for another week. Hammel could return to start an ALDS game ST. ST. Baltimore Orioles right fielder Nick Markakis has had his broken left thumb examined and it was determined that surgically inserted pins will remain in place for another week. Markakis left a game on Sept 8 after being hit by a pitch from New York Yankees left-hander CC Sabathia. I think from the get-go [head athletic trainer Richie Bancells] and the doctors have been very forthright about his [recovery].

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