Markakis brightens O's future
In many respects, the season cannot get over quickly enough for the Baltimore Orioles, who have assured themselves of a ninth straight losing season. September crowds at Camden Yards have been sparse, and those who bother to show up at all are often rooting for the visiting Yankees or Red Sox.
But the 2006 season has not been a total loss for the O's. Chris Ray has emerged as the team's closer and Adam Loewen, healthy again, has confirmed his promise. But perhaps most significantly, outfielder ...
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