Nick Markakis

Atlanta Braves

Hitter-At-A-Glance

Nick Markakis has seen 22,151 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 (269 seen), he has had a patient approach at the plate (0.16 c) with a below average likelihood to swing and miss (13% whiff/swing). When he connects (46 tracked), he generates above average power (93.5 mph average exit velocity) and often goes the other way (-6.6° average spray angle).

Against Breaking Pitches (94 seen), he has had a steady approach at the plate (0.09 c) with an exceptionally low likelihood to swing and miss (15% whiff/swing). When he connects (18 tracked), he generates thundering power (97.1 mph average exit velocity) and often goes the other way (0° average spray angle).

Against Offspeed Pitches (45 seen), he has had an exceptionally patient approach at the plate (0.14 c) with a below average likelihood to swing and miss (22% whiff/swing). When he connects (8 tracked), he generates some serious pop (93.6 mph average exit velocity) and consistently goes the other way (-0.7° average spray angle).