Nick Markakis

Atlanta Braves

Hitter-At-A-Glance

Although he has not seen a pitch in 2016, Nick Markakis saw 21,738 pitches that were tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2007 and 2015.

In 2015, compared to how other hitters perform with similar pitches:
Against Fastballs (1,801 seen), he had a steady approach at the plate (0.12 c) with a below average likelihood to swing and miss (11% whiff/swing). When he connected (212 tracked), he generated average power (89.4 mph average exit velocity) and sprays the ball to all fields (-4.1° average spray angle).

Against Breaking Pitches (528 seen), he had a steady approach at the plate (0.10 c) with an exceptionally low likelihood to swing and miss (16% whiff/swing). When he connected (76 tracked), he generated average power (86.4 mph average exit velocity) and sprays the ball to all fields (3.1° average spray angle).

Against Offspeed Pitches (293 seen), he had a patient approach at the plate (-0.10 c) with an exceptionally low likelihood to swing and miss (8% whiff/swing). When he connected (45 tracked), he generated above average power (91 mph average exit velocity) and often goes the other way (3.4° average spray angle).