Nick Markakis

Atlanta Braves

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Hitter-At-A-Glance

Nick Markakis has seen 24,357 pitches that have been tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2007 and 2016.

In 2016, compared to how other hitters perform with similar pitches:
Against Fastballs (1,786 seen), he has had a patient approach at the plate (0.18 c) with a below average likelihood to swing and miss (12% whiff/swing). When he connects (272 tracked), he generates average power (91.7 mph average exit velocity) and sprays the ball to all fields (1.7° average spray angle).

Against Breaking Pitches (584 seen), he has had a steady approach at the plate (0.14 c) with an exceptionally low likelihood to swing and miss (15% whiff/swing). When he connects (106 tracked), he generates above average power (90.5 mph average exit velocity) and sprays the ball to all fields (8° average spray angle).

Against Offspeed Pitches (213 seen), he has had a patient approach at the plate (-0.03 c) with an exceptionally low likelihood to swing and miss (15% whiff/swing). When he connects (49 tracked), he generates above average power (90.8 mph average exit velocity) and sprays the ball to all fields (8.8° average spray angle).