Nick Markakis
RF | Bats/Throws: L/L | 6' 1" 210LBS | Age: 39
Draft: 2003 | Rd: 1, #7, Baltimore Orioles | Young Harris College
PA AB R H HR SB AVG OBP SLG OPS
2018 705 623 78 185 14 1 .297 .366 .440 .806
2019 469 414 61 118 9 2 .285 .356 .420 .776
2020 141 130 15 33 1 0 .254 .312 .392 .704
15 Seasons 9,321 8,302 1,119 2,388 189 66 .288 .357 .423 .780
AVG HR SB OPS
2018 .297 14 1 .806
2019 .285 9 2 .776
2020 .254 1 0 .704
15 Seasons .288 189 66 .780
MLB Percentile Rankings
Hits Spray Chart

Statcast Batting Statistics

Season Age Pitches Batted
Balls
Barrels Barrel % Barrel/PA Exit
Velocity
Max EV Launch
Angle
Sweet
Spot %
XBA XSLG WOBA XWOBA XWOBACON HardHit% K% BB%
2015 31 2711 530 4 0.8 0.6 88.3 108.5 6.8 30.6 .263 .342 .327 .305 .308 33.6 12.1 10.2
2016 32 2626 507 25 4.9 3.7 90.7 114.3 10.7 37.7 .276 .415 .321 .337 .357 42.6 14.8 10.4
2017 33 2717 486 16 3.3 2.4 88.3 114.4 8.8 34.0 .269 .382 .321 .320 .341 34.7 16.4 10.1
2018 34 2798 552 17 3.1 2.4 90.6 109.3 10.1 38.4 .293 .425 .345 .345 .355 41.6 11.3 10.2
2019 35 1872 361 11 3.0 2.3 91.2 114.7 7.3 34.1 .298 .430 .332 .350 .361 44.3 12.6 10.0
2020 36 550 107 2 1.9 1.4 89.0 106.1 9.5 35.5 .276 .364 .307 .310 .337 42.1 16.3 7.1
Player 13274 2543 75 2.9 2.2 89.7 114.7 8.9 35.0 .279 .395 .328 .329 .343 39.2 13.6 10.1
MLB 6.9 4.7 88.4 122.4 12.2 33.1 .245 .405 .316 .315 .369 36.3 22.1 8.4
! Note: All figures in this table cover the period 2015-present.




Fastball: 4 Seam, 2 Seam, Cutter, Sinker. Offspeed: Split, Change, Fork, Screw. Breaking: Slider, Curve, Knuckle, Sweeper, Slurve, Other
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Batted Ball Profile

Season GB % FB % LD % PU % Pull % Straight % Oppo % Weak % Topped % Under % Flare/Burner % Solid % Barrel % Barrel/PA
2015 54.3 15.1 25.7 4.9 27.5 40.6 30.9 3.4 40.2 19.8 30.9 3.2 0.8 0.6
2016 44.0 20.1 31.0 4.9 31.2 40.2 28.2 1.6 33.9 23.5 29.2 5.7 4.9 3.7
2017 49.4 17.7 28.0 4.9 27.0 41.6 31.5 4.9 31.9 22.0 33.1 3.7 3.3 2.4
2018 44.0 19.7 31.2 5.1 29.5 41.5 29.0 1.1 33.9 23.2 32.4 6.0 3.1 2.4
2019 48.2 18.6 29.9 3.3 28.0 42.9 29.1 1.1 37.7 19.4 34.1 4.7 3.0 2.3
2020 43.0 16.8 33.6 6.5 31.8 40.2 28.0 0.9 32.7 24.3 32.7 6.5 1.9 1.4
Player 47.7 18.2 29.3 4.8 28.8 41.2 29.7 2.4 35.3 21.8 31.9 4.8 2.9 2.2
MLB 44.6 23.4 24.9 7.0 37.0 37.6 25.3 3.9 32.8 24.7 24.4 5.8 6.9 4.7
! Note: All figures in this table cover the period 2015-present.

Run Values by Pitch Type

Year Pitch Type Team RV/100 Run Value Pitches % PA BA SLG wOBA Whiff% K% PutAway % xBA xSLG xwOBA Hard Hit %
2020 4-Seamer -1.9 -4 189 34.4 39 .167 .222 .256 10.3 17.9 13.7 .244 .336 .284 55.2
2020 Sinker -4.7 -5 99 18.0 35 .212 .364 .270 7.3 20.0 36.8 .238 .326 .270 42.3
2020 Slider -0.7 0 72 13.1 15 .286 .286 .287 15.6 13.3 10.5 .297 .345 .310 16.7
2020 Changeup 0.1 0 61 11.1 18 .353 .471 .400 13.0 5.6 11.1 .373 .430 .373 31.3
2020 Curveball 8.5 5 54 9.8 15 .400 .867 .527 12.5 6.7 5.3 .307 .475 .332 57.1
2020 Cutter 2.5 1 47 8.5 11 .375 .500 .468 23.5 27.3 21.4 .314 .374 .413 20.0
2020 Splitter -1.3 0 27 4.9 8 .143 .286 .244 27.3 25.0 15.4 .247 .326 .301 40.0
2020 Sweeper 0.0 0 1 0.2 -- -- -- 0.0 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
2019 4-Seamer 1.3 9 712 38.0 157 .352 .584 .455 15.4 13.4 11.6 .346 .549 .436 51.9
2019 Sinker -0.3 -1 372 19.9 92 .256 .366 .346 6.0 10.9 11.6 .264 .344 .310 45.8
2019 Changeup -2.0 -5 249 13.3 78 .230 .257 .253 10.2 9.0 8.6 .273 .348 .290 28.4
2019 Slider 2.0 5 233 12.4 71 .265 .397 .315 15.7 14.1 12.7 .285 .433 .319 50.0
2019 Curveball 1.0 2 158 8.4 29 .345 .483 .359 20.0 10.3 9.4 .356 .446 .346 42.3
2019 Cutter -0.3 0 119 6.4 34 .241 .345 .306 13.8 17.6 14.6 .280 .416 .330 44.0
2019 Splitter 0.1 0 22 1.2 5 .200 .200 .180 25.0 20.0 16.7 .105 .139 .105 25.0
2019 Sweeper -4.7 0 6 0.3 2 .000 .000 .000 33.3 50.0 33.3 .013 .025 .015 0.0
2018 4-Seamer 0.2 2 1,054 37.7 241 .288 .428 .359 8.2 10.8 9.2 .289 .438 .359 43.0
2018 Sinker 1.0 6 577 20.6 149 .348 .519 .403 9.7 9.4 12.2 .327 .479 .380 48.4
2018 Slider 0.6 2 410 14.7 116 .262 .411 .303 13.0 14.7 11.9 .277 .412 .315 35.5
2018 Curveball -0.2 -1 361 12.9 89 .289 .386 .342 14.8 11.2 10.4 .295 .375 .318 35.6
2018 Changeup 3.4 8 225 8.0 57 .302 .453 .352 14.9 8.8 7.0 .283 .364 .311 41.7
2018 Cutter 0.1 0 112 4.0 28 .280 .320 .288 23.1 25.0 19.4 .231 .308 .286 42.1
2018 Sweeper -0.6 0 21 0.8 5 .500 .750 .570 20.0 0.0 0.0 .231 .323 .334 25.0
2018 Splitter 11.9 2 20 0.7 5 .333 1.333 .680 37.5 20.0 14.3 .444 1.295 .708 100.0
2018 Knuckleball -6.4 -1 12 0.4 3 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 .249 .305 .246 0.0
2018 Slurve -3.9 0 1 0.0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2017 4-Seamer 0.3 2 928 34.2 192 .299 .421 .376 15.2 17.2 12.0 .305 .448 .369 39.1
2017 Sinker 0.0 0 716 26.4 170 .295 .403 .358 8.8 7.6 8.8 .300 .433 .362 35.3
2017 Slider 0.1 0 335 12.3 97 .223 .319 .268 24.0 29.9 25.0 .192 .256 .208 23.1
2017 Curveball -2.7 -8 279 10.3 77 .216 .257 .228 14.0 19.5 16.3 .256 .320 .265 33.9
2017 Changeup 2.7 7 256 9.4 71 .333 .540 .411 21.9 12.7 12.3 .258 .394 .325 35.2
2017 Cutter -3.0 -4 125 4.6 40 .194 .278 .238 14.3 17.5 22.6 .250 .344 .293 33.3
2017 Splitter 5.1 2 31 1.1 6 .600 .800 .625 30.8 16.7 16.7 .279 .341 .342 75.0
2017 Sweeper 0.5 0 13 0.5 1 .000 .000 .000 25.0 100.0 20.0 -- -- .000 --
2017 Forkball 1.3 0 2 0.1 -- -- -- 0.0 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
2017 Slurve 0.0 0 1 0.0 -- -- -- 0.0 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
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Swing/Take

Runs
Year Team PA Pitches Heart Shadow Chase Waste All
2008 662 2,541 -1 2 18 14 34
2009 708 2,754 -9 -1 12 13 15
2010 688 2,784 -6 -13 27 11 18
2011 706 2,757 -20 -11 23 10 2
2012 467 1,801 -2 -3 15 8 18
2013 696 2,647 -10 -17 12 7 -7
2014 737 2,937 -19 -7 20 10 4
2015 675 2,675 -5 -11 16 8 9
2016 675 2,591 -15 -16 24 9 2
2017 654 2,686 -12 -17 18 11 0
2018 709 2,846 -14 -9 27 13 18
2019 490 1,962 -9 -14 20 8 6
2020 179 722 -8 -8 6 2 -8
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Plate Discipline

Season Pitches Zone % Zone Swing % Zone Contact % Chase % Chase Contact % Edge % 1st Pitch Swing % Swing % Whiff % Meatball % Meatball Swing %
2015 2,711 46.0 60.4 91.1 25.6 82.9 42.3 18.5 41.6 11.6 6.8 69.4
2016 2,626 47.9 61.1 90.6 21.3 78.1 44.0 23.2 40.4 12.8 7.0 71.0
2017 2,717 48.8 59.0 88.1 23.3 76.0 44.3 19.4 40.7 15.6 6.9 73.9
2018 2,798 50.3 60.6 92.6 20.0 76.3 41.8 19.5 40.4 11.4 7.8 72.8
2019 1,872 47.8 60.2 90.4 24.9 79.0 45.4 20.5 41.8 13.3 7.4 70.5
2020 550 50.7 62.4 92.5 22.9 72.6 42.5 22.7 42.9 12.7 6.2 76.5
Player 13,274 48.3 60.3 90.7 22.9 78.4 43.4 20.3 41.0 12.9 7.1 71.8
MLB 48.6 67.0 82.0 28.5 58.0 42.6 29.6 47.1 24.8 7.3 76.1
! Note: All figures in this table cover the period 2015-present.

Percentile Rankings

Year xwOBA xBA xSLG xISO xOBP Brl Brl% EV Max EV Hard
Hit%
K% BB% Whiff% Chase
Rate
Speed OAA Arm
Strength
2015 41 67 18 8 78 6 4 41 64 41 87 83 95 71 23
2016 63 79 46 33 85 52 33 80 95 81 79 79 94 93 24 17
2017 42 68 24 13 72 28 18 55 96 45 71 66 89 78 28 21
2018 72 95 54 26 90 26 13 79 68 72 96 69 99 90 38 71
2019 73 96 40 16 90 12 10 86 96 80 94 69 98 75 32 25
2020 32 78 20 7 55 4 6 53 33 66 81 27 98 76 37 75 11
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Expected Home Runs

Year Team Avg HR Trot Actual HR xHR HR-xHR Doubters Mostly Gone No Doubters No Doubter %
2016 21.6 13 16.6 -4 14 17 6 46.2
2017 22.4 8 9.2 -1 8 9 3 37.5
2018 22.3 14 12.3 2 16 13 3 21.4
2019 21.8 9 8.3 1 6 8 2 22.2
2020 23.8 1 1.0 0 1 0 1 100.0
Player 22.0 45 47.5 -3 45 47 15 33.3

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2016 13 18 11 23 17 14 19 20 15 10 11 24 17 10 16 19 9 15 19 17 15 12 27 23 15 14 19 27 19 17 7
2017 8 11 5 10 11 7 11 8 7 7 6 16 9 9 7 10 7 6 12 7 11 9 13 11 9 7 11 13 14 9 3
2018 14 17 7 13 10 9 13 14 9 6 10 19 20 9 10 16 12 10 12 14 15 11 21 16 9 8 10 14 17 12 6
2019 9 12 4 9 9 9 10 8 6 5 7 8 9 9 8 7 9 8 9 9 9 12 9 11 8 7 6 8 11 8 5
2020 1 1 1 2 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Player 45 59 28 57 48 40 54 51 38 29 35 68 56 38 42 53 38 40 53 48 51 45 71 62 42 37 47 63 62 47 22
! Note: This tells how many of this player's home runs would have been out of other stadiums. This accounts for different wall heights, distances and environmental effects. For these purposes, the 2020 Blue Jays home field was still Rogers Centre, not Sahlen Field.
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Year to Year Changes

Metric 2015 2016 +/-   2017 +/-   2018 +/-   2019 +/-   2020 +/-  
Exit Velocity 88.3 90.7 2.4 88.3 -2.4 90.6 2.3 91.2 0.6 89.0 -2.2
Launch Angle 6.8 10.7 3.9 8.8 -1.9 10.1 1.3 7.3 -2.8 9.5 2.2
Barrel % 0.8 4.9 4.1 3.3 -1.6 3.1 -0.2 3.0 -0.1 1.9 -1.1
Hard Hit % 33.6 42.6 9.0 34.7 -7.9 41.6 6.9 44.3 2.7 42.1 -2.2
Sweet Spot % 30.6 37.7 7.1 34.0 -3.7 38.4 4.4 34.1 -4.3 35.5 1.4
xBA .263 .276 0.013 .269 -0.007 .293 0.024 .298 0.005 .276 -0.022
BA .296 .269 -0.027 .275 0.006 .297 0.022 .285 -0.012 .254 -0.031
xwOBA .305 .337 0.032 .320 -0.017 .345 0.025 .350 0.005 .310 -0.040
wOBA .327 .321 -0.006 .321 0.000 .345 0.024 .332 -0.013 .307 -0.025
xSLG .342 .415 0.073 .382 -0.033 .425 0.043 .430 0.005 .364 -0.066
SLG .376 .397 0.021 .384 -0.013 .440 0.056 .420 -0.020 .392 -0.028
K% 12.1 14.8 2.7 16.4 1.6 11.3 -5.1 12.6 1.3 16.3 3.7
BB% 10.2 10.4 0.2 10.1 -0.3 10.2 0.1 10.0 -0.2 7.1 -2.9
Swing % 41.6 40.4 -1.2 40.7 0.3 40.4 -0.3 41.8 1.4 42.9 1.1
Whiff% 11.6 12.8 1.2 15.6 2.8 11.4 -4.2 13.3 1.9 12.7 -0.6
In Zone % 46.0 47.9 1.9 48.8 0.9 50.3 1.5 47.8 -2.5 50.7 2.9
Out of Zone % 54.0 52.1 -1.9 51.2 -0.9 49.7 -1.5 52.2 2.5 49.3 -2.9
Out of Zone Swing % 25.6 21.3 -4.3 23.3 2.0 20.0 -3.3 24.9 4.9 22.9 -2.0
First Pitch Swing % 18.5 23.2 4.7 19.4 -3.8 19.5 0.1 20.5 1.0 22.7 2.2
First Pitch Strike % 56.0 55.4 -0.6 57.0 1.6 57.4 0.4 57.3 -0.1 53.2 -4.1
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Statcast Fielder Positioning

wOBA
SeasonAlignment TypeBat SidePAShifts/Shades%No Shift/ShadeShift/Shade
2016 Shifts L 663 19 2.9 .315 .550
2017 Shifts L 654 21 3.2 .326 .166
2018 Shifts L 694 73 10.5 .347 .331
2019 Shifts L 468 115 24.6 .300 .432
2020 Shifts L 141 34 24.1 .315 .281
! Note: Shifts are through the 2022 season, Shaded starting from the 2023 season, Shift: three or more infielders are on the same side of second base, Shade: positioned outside of their typical responsible slices of the field.
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Pitch Tempo

Bases EmptyRunners On Base
SeasonTeamPitchesTempoFast %Slow %PitchesTempoFast %Slow %
2010 932 17.0 25.9% 2.8% 521 23.0 1.3% 11.7%
2011 913 16.5 27.5% 1.6% 433 22.5 0.2% 9.9%
2012 628 16.9 22.8% 1.3% 283 23.4 0.4% 10.6%
2013 815 17.0 22.9% 1.6% 484 23.4 0.6% 9.9%
2014 1014 17.7 17.6% 2.5% 466 24.6 0.6% 15.9%
2015 881 16.6 35.4% 3.0% 465 23.9 8.0% 17.2%
2016 779 18.4 20.2% 5.5% 553 24.8 4.3% 22.4%
2017 860 18.1 17.2% 2.6% 549 24.3 0.4% 14.0%
2018 783 18.2 16.1% 2.8% 646 24.3 0.0% 14.7%
2019 536 18.1 11.8% 0.9% 404 24.9 0.0% 13.1%
2020 153 18.1 15.7% 2.6% 120 23.0 0.0% 9.2%
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