Markakis’ go-ahead solo homer in the third inning of yesterday’s 5-3 win over the
"That's where I like to be," Markakis said after Saturday's game. "I like to be under the radar. Let the big dogs drive us in. And they've been doing it all year. They did it for us last year. Hopefully, they continue to do it for the rest of the year."
Opposing pitchers know Markakis hasn't been under the radar. He's been one of the team's toughest outs.
Against right-handed pitching, the left-handed hitting Markakis is batting .323/.382/.581, going 10-for-31 with four extra-base hits (two doubles and two homers), three RBIs and three walks. The Orioles face right-hander
Markakis has hit well leading off and in the No. 3 spot, which is important because it has afforded manager