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Nick Markakis on 6 Year, $66M Contract Extension with Baltimore Orioles: "Hail Satan!"

posted Jan 22, 2009, 5:48 AM by Steven Seagal   [ updated Feb 15, 2009, 11:48 AM ]
"I made it clear to the Baltimore organization that I would accept no other combination of years or numbers than 6, 66," said Markakis.  "Actually, I was originally seeking a 1 year, $666M deal, but when it became clear that we were pretty far apart on the dollars, I began pushing for the compromise."  Markakis then began singing the lyrics to Iron Maiden's "Number of the Beast," while making the "devil horns" hand gesture.  When asked what sort of symbolic numbers he would seek at the conclusion of his new 6 year extension, Markakis was dismissive, saying "like I'll even be alive then."  "Hail Satan!" Markakis added.