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Nick Markakis rejoins Orioles after the birth of his third son, Toby

By Dan Connolly

The Baltimore Sun

6:14 PM EDT, September 11, 2013

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Christina Markakis, the wife of Orioles right fielder Nick Markakis, gave birth to the couple’s third son Wednesday. Toby Markakis was eight pounds, manager Buck Showalter said.

“Just got a text from Nicky. Toby was born. Everything seems to be fine,” Showalter said. “I can tell how tired Nicky was when he texted 7 pounds, 16 ounces. That is eight pounds, right? That’s a big boy.”

Markakis wasn’t in the starting lineup, but he rejoined the team around 5:30 p.m.
  
“I’m sure he’ll walk in and try to plead his case [for playing time Wednesday],” Showalter said. “We’ll see.”