Nick Markakis

Atlanta Braves

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Hitter-At-A-Glance

Nick Markakis has seen 22,883 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 (783 seen), he has had a patient approach at the plate (0.15 c) with a below average likelihood to swing and miss (11% whiff/swing). When he connects (128 tracked), he generates average power (92 mph average exit velocity) and sprays the ball to all fields (-3.8° average spray angle).

Against Breaking Pitches (257 seen), he has had a steady approach at the plate (0.06 c) with a low likelihood to swing and miss (18% whiff/swing). When he connects (51 tracked), he generates above average power (91.6 mph average exit velocity) and sprays the ball to all fields (4.9° average spray angle).

Against Offspeed Pitches (100 seen), he has had a very patient approach at the plate (0.03 c) with a low likelihood to swing and miss (18% whiff/swing). When he connects (18 tracked), he generates thundering power (94.3 mph average exit velocity) and often goes the other way (3° average spray angle).