Markakis (wrist) is in the lineup Sunday against the Marlins. As planned, Markakis will return to action Sunday following a three-game absence from the starting lineup. He'll start in right field and hit fourth in the order.
Markakis (wrist) is targeting a return for Tuesday's series opener against the Nationals, Mark Bowman of MLB.com reports. With this latest news, it appears likely that Markakis will sit out Saturday and Sunday so that his wrist can continue healing. The team doesn't play Monday, so he'll be able to get an extra day to rest before returning to action. Until Markakis is ready to play, look for Jace Peterson to continue starting in right field.
Markakis (wrist) is out of the lineup Friday against the Marlins. With Markakis sitting out, the Braves will start Jace Peterson in right field. Although Markakis is dealing with a sore wrist, the injury seems to be fairly minor, so he should return to the lineup in the near future.
Markakis rolled his right wrist making a catch Wednesday and was only available for pinch-running duties Thursday, Mark Bowman of MLB.com reports. X-rays came back negative. It's a clarification of what was assumed to be a normal day of rest. With the test results coming back clean, Markakis should resurface in the lineup over the coming days. He's slashed .283/.364/.402 on the year with eight home runs, 69 RBI and 70 runs scored in 583 plate appearances.
Markakis is out of the lineup against the Marlins on Thursday. Markakis gets the day off after starting 38 of the past 40 games, slashing .307/.391/.464 with three home runs and 21 RBI during that span. In his place, Jace Peterson will man right field while batting eighth.
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