Orioles decline their portion of 2015 option on outfielder Nick Markakis

The Orioles today announced that they have declined their portion of a mutual option on outfielder Nick Markakis for 2015.

Markakis, 30, batted .276/.342/.386 with 14 home runs and 50 RBI in 155 games in 2014.

The Orioles now have 32 players on their 40-man major league roster.