Wed, 17 Dec 2014 13:50:42 -0800
Atlanta Braves OF Nick Markakis (neck) is expected to resume baseball activities before the team begins spring training in late February, the team announced Wednesday, Dec. 17.
Mon, 15 Dec 2014 13:36:37 -0800
Atlanta Braves OF Nick Markakis (neck) is scheduled to undergo neck surgery this week. He is expected to resume baseball activities in about eight weeks and should be ready for spring training.
Sat, 13 Dec 2014 12:21:13 -0800
Atlanta Braves OF Nick Markakis' four-year deal does not include a no-trade clause. Team policy forbids giving free agents contracts with no-trade clauses in them.
Fri, 12 Dec 2014 17:51:56 -0800
Atlanta Braves OF Nick Markakis will receive a $2 million signing bonus by Jan. 1 as part of his four-year contract with the team.
Tue, 09 Dec 2014 15:15:26 -0800
Atlanta Braves OF Nick Markakis is expected to hit leadoff to start the season, according to manager Fredi Gonzalez. However, Markakis could eventually move to No. 2 in the order later in the year.
Fri, 05 Dec 2014 10:21:26 -0800
Atlanta Braves OF Nick Markakis (neck) is likely to have surgery to fix a herniated disc in his cervical spine, according to multiple sources. Markakis is currently leaning toward having the surgery, and it could happen in two weeks. However, the Braves had no worries about giving Markakis a four-year deal after reviewing a report from a specialist on Markakis. He'll need a recovery period of eight to 12 weeks after the surgery, but the Braves are confident that Markakis will be ready for opening day.
Wed, 03 Dec 2014 16:45:35 -0800
Updating a previous report, Atlanta Braves OF Nick Markakis' four-year deal is worth $44 million, according to a source.
Wed, 03 Dec 2014 15:20:40 -0800
Updating a previous report, free-agent OF Nick Markakis (Orioles) signed a four-year deal with the Atlanta Braves Wednesday, Dec. 3. Financial terms have not been released.
Wed, 03 Dec 2014 13:56:09 -0800
Free-agent OF Nick Markakis (Orioles) and the Atlanta Braves are negotiating a four-year, $45 million contract, according to sources.
Tue, 02 Dec 2014 17:03:31 -0800
Free-agent OF Nick Markakis (Orioles) had dinner Monday, Dec. 1, with representatives of the Atlanta Braves, including manager Fredi Gonzalez, a source said Tuesday, Dec. 2.