Nick Markakis

Video: Nick Markakis receives standing ovation in his return to Baltimore

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After playing his first nine seasons in the majors as a member of the Orioles, Nick Markakis left Baltimore for a four-year, $44 million contract with the Braves last December. The veteran outfielder made his return to Oriole Park at Camden Yards tonight as a visitor and received a standing ovation from the appreciative Baltimore crowd before his first at-bat. Check it out below:

Very cool stuff from the fans. And also from the Orioles, who played Markakis’ old walk-up music.