Sources: O's, Markakis reach deal
The Baltimore Orioles have rewarded their top young hitter with a long-term extension.The Orioles and outfielder Nick Markakis agreed to a six-year, $66.1 million extension, pending a physical, sources told ESPN The Magazine's Buster Olney.
The deal was first reported by The Baltimore Sun. Sources told Olney that Markakis has escalator clauses that total another $7.5 million and also receives a limited no-trade clause. He and the team have a mutual option in the seventh ...
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