Orioles catcher Matt Wieters might have stolen the spotlight with his walk-off home run in the 11th inning Monday, but for most of the night, it was the Nick Markakis show.
The right fielder spent nine seasons with the Orioles before signing with the Atlanta Braves in the offseason, and Monday marked his first time returning to Camden Yards to play his old club.
Markakis led off the game for the Braves and the fans gave him a nearly one-minute standing ovation, growing louder until he took off his helmet and tipped it to the fans in right and left field.
“It was good,” Markakis said of the ovation. “These fans have been great to me my whole career and...