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Nick Markakis to have surgery Friday

Updated: May 31, 2012, 8:21 PM ET
ESPN.com news services

BALTIMORE -- Baltimore Orioles right fielder Nick Markakis has a hamate fracture of his right wrist and will undergo surgery Friday in Sarasota, Fla.

The procedure will be performed by Dr. Brian Schofield, a hand specialist.

The injury is believed to have occurred more than a week ago when Markakis slid into a base. He then aggravated it during his final at-bat Tuesday against the Toronto Blue Jays.

The Baltimore Sun reported Thursday that Markakis is expected to miss ...

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