Nick Markakis was born Nov. 17, 1983 in Glen Cove, N.Y. Markakis graduated from Woodstock High in metro Atlanta and attended Young Harris College in northeast Georgia. In Markakis' first season at Young Harris, he was Baseball America’s 2002 National Junior College Player of the Year. Markakis was drafted in the first round of the 2003 draft by the Orioles. He was the seventh player drafted. He was drafted three times. The time he was a 6-1, 160-pound high school pitcher in 2001, by the Reds in the 35th

Braves-Blue Jays will appear on Facebook on Wednesday, not local TV

The Braves and Blue Jays will be showcased Wednesday as MLB’s Facebook Watch game of the week.

Facebook and MLB entered an expanded partnership before the 2018 season that included one game broadcast a week, allowing fans across the globe to watch American professional baseball. 

» Click here: Watch Braves-Blue Jays Live

Wednesday’s game will be exclusively on Facebook Watch, available on the MLB Live or Braves pages. There will be a local radio broadcast, but no local TV broadcast. 

Scott Braun, Mark DeRosa and J.P. Arencibia will be in the booth with Alexa Datt reporting. The broadcast will heavily feature social media and interactions with the viewers, with fan comments visible throughout the game (optional). 

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