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Baltimore Sun 4 hours ago

Braves' Nick Markakis greets Orioles in Atlanta amid career year

As the Orioles trickled into SunTrust Field on Friday afternoon after a late arrival in Atlanta overnight, they were met with a pair of reminders of what they lack. By their dugout, former outfielder Nick Markakis, in the middle of a season that's about to earn him his first All-Star appearance...
TalkingChop Jun 20, 2018
Nick Markakis moves to DH as Braves complete series with Blue Jays

Nick Markakis moves to DH as Braves complete series with Blue Jays

The lineups are here. The Atlanta Braves are in action on Wednesday afternoon... even if you have to go to Facebook to watch the festivities. Regardless, there is a baseball game taking place and, for the first time in 2018, Nick Markakis will have the day off from the field for Atlanta. First pitch in Toronto today at 12:37 ET! #ChopOnGame Preview: https://t.co/464bgH16DR pic.twitter.com/Xch7MLP7wp— Atlanta Braves (@Braves) June 20, 2018 Markakis has appeared in the outfield for 72 of 72 games this season but, with a quick turnaround and an additional day to rest (and travel) on...
Baltimore Sun Jun 19, 2018

Former Oriole Nick Markakis surges to lead among NL outfielders in All-Star voting

Former Orioles outfielder Nick Markakis has moved closer to securing his first All-Star appearance — and start. Riding the Atlanta Braves’ rise to the top of the National League East, Markakis has surpassed Washington Nationals outfielder Bryce Harper in the latest NL voting results released Monday....
Braves’ Markakis now leading vote-getter among NL All-Star outfielders

Braves’ Markakis now leading vote-getter among NL All-Star outfielders

The leading vote-getter among National League outfielders is … Nick Markakis.
TalkingChop Jun 18, 2018
Freeman, Albies, Markakis in line for starting All-Star Game gigs per latest voting update

Freeman, Albies, Markakis in line for starting All-Star Game gigs per latest voting update

Kurt Suzuki is also making some noise in the balloting It’s Monday, so I guess that means it’s time for an ever-present All-Star Game voting update for the National League. Here’s what the “races” look like at the moment. Three-way race at catcher between @BusterPosey, @WContreras40 and Kurt Suzuki highlights latest National League balloting update. Visit https://t.co/Jd6REEkFYI to vote. #MLBVote pic.twitter.com/yClzTVtFqd— MLB Communications (@MLB_PR) June 18, 2018 Freddie Freeman, deservedly, is the leading individual vote-getter for the NL. This, at least, causes me no...
TalkingChop Jun 12, 2018
Mike Foltynewicz leaves start early with triceps tightness

Mike Foltynewicz leaves start early with triceps tightness

The Braves are beating up the Mets, but not everything is going well as Folty had to leave the game early. On Tuesday night, things are, for the most part, going great for the Braves. Ozzie Albies hit a grand slam, Freddie Freeman hit another homer, Nick Markakis continues to hit just about everything, and Mike Foltynewicz was absolutely dealing. Unfortunately, the latter’s night came to a premature end. RHP Mike Foltynewicz left tonight’s game due to triceps tightness.— Atlanta Braves (@Braves) June 13, 2018 Foltynewicz had been pitching very well again as he had put up five...
TalkingChop Jun 12, 2018
Braves News: Atlanta comes out strong in early All-Star polling

Braves News: Atlanta comes out strong in early All-Star polling

The Braves have been a dynamic offensive club for much of the first half, and the early All-Star balloting results indicate that fans have taken notice. BRAVES NEWS Freddie Freeman, Ozzie Albies, and Nick Markakis among leaders in early All-Star balloting The Braves are garnering a lot of attention with their surprisingly hot start to the season, and the early polling results for the All-Star seem to indicate that fans are back on board. After four seasons of middling (at best) results, the Braves are finally beginning to show the potential that many believed would shine through, and fans...
Baltimore Sun Jun 11, 2018

Former Oriole Nick Markakis second in voting among NL All-Star outfielders

While shortstop Manny Machado might be the most likely Orioles representative for the 2018 All-Star Game at Nationals Park on July 17, he could be joined by a former Oriole now playing in the National League. The Atlanta Braves’ Nick Markakis trails only the Washington Nationals’ Bryce Harper in...
TalkingChop Jun 11, 2018
Freeman, Ozzie, and Markakis among leaders in early All-Star balloting

Freeman, Ozzie, and Markakis among leaders in early All-Star balloting

Braves country has answered the call as several Braves are in the hunt for All-Star appearances The Braves have surprisingly been at or near the top of the National League East for most of the year in 2018. A team does not have that happen unless they have gotten some strong performances from individual players and that has certainly been the case this year. Freddie Freeman, Ozzie Albies, and Nick Markakis have all been among the league leaders in WAR and most offensive categories for the majority of the year. In addition to those players, there have been tons of other strong performers on...
TalkingChop Jun 10, 2018
Video: Tyler Flowers’ big game leads Braves over Dodgers

Video: Tyler Flowers’ big game leads Braves over Dodgers

Tyler Flowers drove in three runs to help the Atlanta Braves snap a brief two-game skid. The Atlanta Braves chased Alex Wood early and cooled off the Los Angeles Dodgers in the process with a 5-3 win Saturday night. Nick Markakis delivers his 1️⃣9️⃣th double of the season and the 4️⃣5️⃣0️⃣th of his career.GET. THIS. MAN. TO. THE. ALL. STAR. GAME.@Braves | #ChopOn pic.twitter.com/oxtITufiFQ— FOX Sports: Braves (@FOXSportsBraves) June 10, 2018 Trailing 1-0 in the second, Nick Markakis got things started with his 19th double of the season and the 450th of his...
TalkingChop Jun 10, 2018
Anibal Sanchez cools off red-hot Dodgers, Braves record 14 hits in 5-3 win

Anibal Sanchez cools off red-hot Dodgers, Braves record 14 hits in 5-3 win

Tyler Flowers picked up a couple of key hits early on to give the Braves a rare west coast victory The Braves evened up the series in Los Angeles on Saturday night with a 5-3 victory over the Dodgers and old friend Alex Wood. Anibal Sanchez was strong in this one as he surrendered just two runs to a red-hot Dodgers lineup across 5 1⁄3 innings. He gave up three hits, walked two and struck out five. He improved to 2-0 on the year with a 2.37 ERA. The Braves trailed 1-0 early, but Charlie Culberson was able to line a single up the middle to score Nick Markakis and tie things at 1-1 in the...
TalkingChop Jun 9, 2018
Video: Braves drop opener to Dodgers

Video: Braves drop opener to Dodgers

Brandon McCarthy struggled as the Braves dropped their series opener in Los Angeles The Atlanta Braves dropped to 1-3 on their current road trip with a 7-3 loss to the Los Angeles Dodgers Friday night. DAILY DOUBLE: ZUK EDITION Kurt Suzuki drives in Nick Markakis with a double off the left field wall. @Braves are on the board. #Braves | #ChopOn pic.twitter.com/VkgxlASQxu— FOX Sports: Braves (@FOXSportsBraves) June 9, 2018 Atlanta fell behind 3-0 but a double from Kurt Suzuki finally put them on the board. Suzuki went 1-for-3 with a walk in the game. Trailing 5-1 in the sixth,...
Kemp is raking, but Braves better off for making trade

Kemp is raking, but Braves better off for making trade

Think about this: Freddie Freeman, Matt Kemp and Nick Markakis, who hit third through fifth in the Braves’ lineup in 2017 when Freeman and Kemp were healthy, are now ranked first (Kemp .349), third (Freeman .338) and fourth (Markakis .328) in the National League batting race, and second (Freeman .993), third (Kemp .968) and eighth (Markakis (.890) in the league’s OPS rankings.

Braves quotes after Tuesday’s 14-1 rout of the Padres

SAN DIEGO -- Braves quotes after Tuesday night’s 14-1 rout of the  Padres at Petco Park, where Southern California native Freddie Freeman went 4-for-4 with two doubles, a homer and a walk, Dansby Swanson and Nick Markakis had multi-run homers, and Sean Newcomb pitched six scoreless innings of three-hit ball to continue his torrid stretch.
TalkingChop Jun 2, 2018
Video: Mike Foltynewicz shuts out Washington

Video: Mike Foltynewicz shuts out Washington

The Braves scored four times against Stephen Strasburg, Mike Foltynewicz took care of the rest. Mike Foltynewicz turned in one of the best performances of his career as the Atlanta Braves knocked off the Washington Nationals for the second straight night with a 4-0 win. GET THIS MAN TO THE @AllStarGame!#TakeKakes: https://t.co/tF2BPq04Q9 pic.twitter.com/weB0Nysr4c— Atlanta Braves (@Braves) June 1, 2018 Nick Markakis with the early sliding grab to rob the Nationals of a hit. Markakis went 1-for-4 at the plate and scored the 1,000th run of his career. Now Playing: Demolition...

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