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Nick Markakis to have pins out soon

Updated: October 1, 2012, 6:42 PM ET
Associated Press

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- Baltimore Orioles right fielder Nick Markakis has had his broken left thumb examined and it was determined that his surgically inserted pins will remain in place for another week.

Markakis underwent the examination Monday. Orioles manager Buck Showalter said Markakis' thumb will be in a splint for two weeks after the pins are removed.

Markakis left a game on Sept. 8 after being hit by a pitch from New York Yankees left-hander CC Sabathia. He is batting .298 ...

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