"Great," Orioles manager Buck Showalter predicted. "I know what kind he's going to get from me. Great."
Markakis, who signed a four-year deal with Atlanta as a free agent last winter, is batting .286 with a .368 on-base percentage in 97 games.
"I hope he doesn't give us a good reception," Showalter said. "Nick is having a good year, like everybody knew he would. We know one thing, he can play the right field wall well. I'm sure they'll use him in the advanced meeting."