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With Nick Markakis gone, Orioles' Travis Snider says, 'I'm here now'
With Nick Markakis gone, Orioles' Travis Snider says, 'I'm here now'

Orioles manager Buck Showalter can break down a position to its most esoteric aspects and then put it back together in terms anyone can understand, which is what he did Monday when the talk turned to filling the club's unexpected opening in right field. Obviously, he has been thinking about that since Nick Markakis became a free agent and signed with the Atlanta Braves, but it will be a lot easier if newly acquired outfielder Travis Snider grabs the everyday job this spring and doesn't let go. "Oh sure," Showalter said, "but we're equipped to have that be a two- or three-headed player. It also allows us to keep everybody in the flow and create a role for...

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