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Guillermo Garcia-Lopez


Markakis, Orioles finalize 6-year extension


Orioles outfielder Nick Markakis passed his physical yesterday and finalized his six-year, $66.1 million extension with the club. The Orioles will have a news conference today at noon to announce the deal, which will keep one of the organization's building blocks with the club through at least the 2014 season. The deal includes a $17.5 million mutual option for the 2015 season with a $2 million buyout, a limited no-trade clause in which Markakis can block a deal to eight teams each year, standard incentive clauses, escalating clauses that can be worth as much as $7.5 million, and a $2.1 million signing bonus to be paid...