Nick Markakis

Atlanta Braves

Hitter-At-A-Glance

Nick Markakis has seen 22,501 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 (516 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 (79 tracked), he generates above average power (92.5 mph average exit velocity) and sprays the ball to all fields (-5° average spray angle).

Against Breaking Pitches (164 seen), he has had a steady approach at the plate (-0.01 c) with a low likelihood to swing and miss (20% whiff/swing). When he connects (33 tracked), he generates thundering power (94 mph average exit velocity) and sprays the ball to all fields (6.6° average spray angle).

Against Offspeed Pitches (78 seen), he has had a very patient approach at the plate (0.04 c) with a low likelihood to swing and miss (17% whiff/swing). When he connects (15 tracked), he generates thundering power (94.4 mph average exit velocity) and consistently goes the other way (0.7° average spray angle).