Shortly after they signed outfielder Nick Markakis to a free agent deal this offseason, the former Oriole had to have surgery to repair a herniated disk in his neck.
2014 record: 96-66, 1st place in AL East
Manager: Buck Showalter
Estimated 2015 payroll: $115 million
Less than two weeks after signing a four-year free agent deal with the Atlanta Braves, outfielder Nick Markakis is scheduled to undergo neck surgery this week.
The Atlanta Braves pulled the trigger on a move that had been rumored for days in signing Gold Glove outfielder Nick Markakis to a free agent deal on Wednesday.
After trading Jason Heyward and listening to offers for Justin Upton, the Braves outfield could look very different in 2015.