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Buck Showalter talks about 'respect for Nick [Markakis] and what he does'

Buck Showalter talks about 'respect for Nick [Markakis] and what he does'

CHICAGO-- Nick Markakis’ catch to rob a home run in Monday’s 8-2 win over the Chicago White Sox received some national attention. While Orioles manager Buck Showalter said Markakis deserves that recognition, the right fielder often shuns it.

Not only did Markakis rob Conor Gillaspie of a potential two-run homer Monday, but he also had a three-hit game, including a two-run home run and a pair of hits off tough left-hander Chris Sale. Markakis entered Tuesday with a 10-game hit streak and was hitting .415/.493/.615 in the month of August.

“There’s such a respect for Nick and what he does from his teammates and frankly from the opposition,” Showalter...

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