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    This Diary Belongs to: Nick Markakis

    Hi, my name is Nick Markakis. I am a 17 Year old RF for my high school team the Woodstock Knights. I can't wait for this upcoming season for two reasons. 1st of all I am coming off a year where I hit .430 with 11HR's. This leads to the second reason: I am signed up for the draft and the scouts say I am one of the top 10 prospects! I couldn't believe it. I hope it is true though as I have not even decided on a college! Well, gotta go, My 1st game is tonight. Atlanta, Your Coming Down!!


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    Re: This Diary Belongs to: Nick Markakis

    Okay, i got this idea from Rockiesfanforever and Metsguy234. Now I am going to have rules, but as I am specifying on one player, they will be strange.
    1. I will not conduct the draft ruling a team. The AI will. Whoever Nick goes to, I will play as.
    2. If I am hurt in the minors for more than 3 months I can heal my self. However, If I am hurt in the bigs, I can not do a thing.
    3. In the minors I will update monthly. Majors, every game I played along with a occasional summary.
    4. On trades, I will control trades. Wherever Nick goes, I go.
    5. On free agency, I will negotiate as the team, but if Nick has a personality that does not match well, D+ or lower, I only have 2 offers. C+ or higher 3 offers. B+=4. A=5, A+=Infinate.
    6. AI will set rosters unless they do something stupid. I control call ups.

    Any suggestions, let me know. Feedback and ideas greatly welcomed.
    I am still only in middle school and going into high school next year, so my schedule may be demanding, but I will try my best to keep this one going.

    AND SO IT BEGINS====================================================


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    Re: This Diary Belongs to: Nick Markakis

    There's a reason it's Rockiesfan4ever LOL.

    Good luck
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    Re: This Diary Belongs to: Nick Markakis

    June 6th, 2001- So, it is the big day. The draft. I am sweating bullets and laying on my bed, cell at side. I feel sick and my head hurts. The Tylenol ha snot been working at all. I got no sleep last night. Yet I feel more excited than ever before in my life. Wait, my cell, my cell is ringing! The number, its my agent! Lord, I hope he's calling to say I am drafted. Got to go!


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    June 6th, 2001- Lord, what a day. I spoke to my agent for 2 hours, but I don't think I said a word. I got drafted! Yes! It gets better, if that's possible. I WAS A FIRST ROUND DRAFTEE!!!!!!!! Now, I am sure what your thinkin, can ya get on with it. I was chosen by the Orioles, which I guess is okay(I was kinda hopin for the Braves, but even the D-Rays would please me! I was #10, so my agent was right. After that the rest of my day was like a twister had struck. They arranged for a flight from Atlanta to Baltimore, where I was to be anounced. I landed and was escorted straight to the park. There was a sight I could never believe... The great Cal Ripken was there to great me, smiling and waving at the steps. Reporters with cameras basically pulled me out of the car and bombarded me with q's. I don't think I heard a darn one of 'em. They brought me inside and gave me a huge jersey with Markakis stitched in orange on the back. They had me go up on the podium with Peter Angelos to do a Q and A. Then he assigned me to the Rookie league Bluefield orioles and Introduced me to the manager, John Walters. Finally, around midnight, me and my parents staggered back into the luxury apartment the team had reserved. After this entry it's lights out for me.'night


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    Re: This Diary Belongs to: Nick Markakis

    Interesting idea, RedSox. Big props for uniqueness!

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    Re: This Diary Belongs to: Nick Markakis

    thanks Arctic!


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    June 8th- I played my first game today! They batted me third in front of Jose Batista. I went 2 for 4, drove in a run and scored a run. This is only the beginning though. It will get even better, I promise!


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    Re: This Diary Belongs to: Nick Markakis

    June 30th- I have now played 7 games, and am off to a great start! The manager tells me I may be promoted by years end. I am batting .400(10-25) with 2 Homers and 6 rbis. I also have 3 doubles. If I keep up at this rate, maybe I will be in the majors soon. The O's have a poor line-up. I just hope they don't sign a good free agent outfielder or trade for one. I don't wanna get stuck down here all my life. On another note, my family is not so happy with me now that the initial joy of being drafted has passed. My dad is proud of me and feels I have made the right choice. My mother, however, is a different story. As I am only 17 I was still in school for another year at the draft. When I was drafted I dropped out so I could devote myself to baseball. My mom now refuses to talk to me. And when i have tried to visit on off days we fight. She says I should have put my education first, baseball second. But nothing else in life really jumped out at me. I guess I'll have to wait and see if I made the right choice...


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    July 31st- It is the trade deadline, and the Orioles apparently are not going to make any trades, a choice that could haunt them later. But that doesn't effect me. John is so pleased with my 3Homers and .438 average that he is requesting I get called up to single A. I have only played 14 games, but pitchers already seem to fear facing me. Maybe I will be considered as great as my hero, Dale Murphy. I hope so!


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    August 29th- This has been by far my favorite month! To start it off I was called up to Single A. I was introduced to my new manager, Frank Edwinson, a plump man with a curly mustache. He seemed kind, but the Frederick Keys(my team) 2nd base man Willie Harris told me to watch out for his temper, recalling how he was benched for ten days for nocking over the cooler. Me and Willie soon became friends, and with his support I kept up my hot streak. I hit .347 with 4 homers and 22 rbi's in 28 games and 98 at bats. However, my demanding schedule means that I have been unable to see my family since my call up. Dad understands, but mom is furious with me as ever. On a good note my dad is coming to the game tomorrow! Unfortunatly the season is almost over though, but hopefully I can keep up my streak!


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    Oct. 4th.- Willie was right, old frankie sure does have a nasty temper. On the 30th he benched me, saying he had decided I was too young to be playing that much. I requested to be able to finish the season, and he got mad. Not just mad, but exploded. He picked up one of the bats and flung it, screaming " I am in charge here, not you rook! Your done for the year! I am tired of you defying me, You are a disgrace! and on and on. Willie told me he is always like this and will be over it next year. I hope so, because he made me miss the rest of the season.But I guess I am over it... On a side note, the big club, which was 31-25 when I was drafted, finished 63-99! Only B.J Ryan the closer, had an era under 5 and just outfielder Brady Anderson reached 20 Homers! I hope they improve by my debut, I don't wanna be like the Braves of the '80s!


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    Re: This Diary Belongs to: Nick Markakis

    Well, at least you're through year 1! It'll probably be a little bit before you make the bigs, but the quick promotion to A ball is a good sign!
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    Re: This Diary Belongs to: Nick Markakis

    Thanks, I am hoping that this next season i will at least make to AA, and maybe even AAA and a September call up. I don't wanna push him though and have him fade away!


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    2008 Royals-Gil Meche No hitter in 10 innings 1-0 final score

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    Re: This Diary Belongs to: Nick Markakis

    Quote Originally Posted by RedsoxRockies View Post
    Okay, i got this idea from Rockiesfanforever and Metsguy234.
    Hey, no problem, looking forward to seeing where it goes!
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