Nick Markakis

Former Orioles right fielder Nick Markakis wins his third Gold Glove, first in National League

Former Orioles right fielder Nick Markakis wins his third Gold Glove, first in National League

Right fielder Nick Markakis, who won the American League Gold Glove in 2011 and 2014 with the Orioles, won the National League version Sunday night as a member of the Atlanta Braves.

"This is a great honor to be recognized with the Gold Glove Award," Markakis, who underwent neck surgery before the 2015 season and wasn't expected to win another Gold Glove, told MLB.com. "We play a lot of games throughout the season, and winning awards isn't what you strive for; the most important part to me is working to help my team win. If you are rewarded at the end of the year with an award, then it's a plus."

Markakis won after being named a finalist with Jason...

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