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Buck Showalter indicates Nick Markakis told him his comments were taken out of context
Buck Showalter indicates Nick Markakis told him his comments were taken out of context

After Nick Markakis’ comments Wednesday to USA Today, Orioles manager Buck Showalter said he had a text-message dialogue with Markakis on Thursday indicating that the outfielder's statements were taken out of context. “I got a text from Nick, which was expected, [talking about] the context with which it was presented compared to how he meant it,” Showalter said. “Quite frankly, it’s not a subject matter or a topic. “Obviously, we wanted Nick back and we made an offer. We couldn’t match the offer that Atlanta did, so he went there. I shouldn’t say couldn’t. I should say wouldn’t. I think everybody here wishes him well and...

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