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Nick Markakis

32-Year-Old Outfielder – Atlanta Braves

2016 Stats

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.259

HR

5

RBI

49

R

38

SB

0

2016 Preseason Projections

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The power vanished for Markakis in his first year with Atlanta, as he managed only three home runs after reaching double digits in each of his nine seasons with Baltimore. However, the rest of his gam...

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LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: YES   BATS: L   THROWS: L   HT: 6' 1"   WT: 190   DOB: 11/17/1983   BORN: Glen Cove, NY   COLLEGE: Young Harris (GA) JC   DRAFTED: 1st Rd    Show ContractHide Contract

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Nick Markakis Contract Information:

Agreed to a four-year, $44 million contract with the Braves in December of 2014.

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Markakis struck out in the ninth inning of Thursday's 7-3 loss to the Rockies, ending an MLB-high streak for at-bats without a strikeout.

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Nick Markakis Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm G PA AB R H XBH 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO SH SF HBP AVG OBP SLG OPS
2004 20 A DEL 96 406 355 57 106 36 22 3 11 64 12 3 42 66 2 5 2 .299 .371 .470 .841
2005 21 A FRE 91 393 350 59 105 38 25 1 12 62 2 1 43 65 0 0 0 .300 .379 .480 .859
2005 21 AA BOW 33 143 124 19 42 21 16 2 3 30 0 1 18 30 0 1 0 .339 .420 .573 .993
2006 22 MAJ BAL 147 542 491 72 143 43 25 2 16 62 2 0 43 72 3 2 3 .291 .351 .448 .799
2007 23 MAJ BAL 161 710 637 97 191 69 43 3 23 112 18 6 61 112 1 6 5 .300 .362 .485 .848
2008 24 MAJ BAL 157 697 595 106 182 69 48 1 20 87 10 7 99 113 0 1 2 .306 .406 .491 .897
2009 25 MAJ BAL 161 711 642 94 188 65 45 2 18 101 6 2 56 98 0 10 3 .293 .347 .453 .801
2010 26 MAJ BAL 160 709 629 79 187 60 45 3 12 60 7 2 73 93 0 5 2 .297 .370 .436 .805
2011 27 MAJ BAL 160 716 641 72 182 47 31 1 15 73 12 3 62 75 0 6 7 .284 .351 .406 .757
2012 28 AA BOW 3 12 10 4 3 3 1 0 2 4 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 .300 .417 1.000 1.417
2012 28 MAJ BAL 104 471 420 59 125 44 28 3 13 54 1 1 42 51 0 5 4 .298 .363 .471 .834
2013 29 MAJ BAL 160 700 634 89 172 34 24 0 10 59 1 2 55 76 0 8 3 .271 .329 .356 .685
2014 30 MAJ BAL 155 710 642 81 177 42 27 1 14 50 4 2 62 84 0 2 4 .276 .342 .386 .728
2015 31 MAJ ATL 156 686 612 73 181 42 38 1 3 53 2 1 70 83 0 1 3 .296 .370 .376 .746
2016 32 MAJ ATL 98 426 374 38 97 29 24 0 5 49 0 0 45 61 0 5 2 .259 .338 .364 .702
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3-Year Averages     157 697 629 81 176 38 29 0 9 54 2 1 62 81 0 3 3 .280 .346 .369 .715
Career  (View All)     1619 7,078 6,317 860 1,825 544 378 17 149 760 63 26 668 918 4 51 38 .289 .358 .425 .783

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Nick Markakis Game Log    (View Full Game Log)
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DATE OPP AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS HBP SF E AVG OBP SLG OPS
Jul. 26 @Min 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .259 .338 .364 .702
Jul. 24 @Col 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 .262 .341 .368 .709
Jul. 23 @Col 3 0 2 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .264 .340 .370 .710
Jul. 22 @Col 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .260 .336 .364 .700
Jul. 21 @Col 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .260 .337 .366 .703
Jul. 20 @Cin 4 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .260 .335 .366 .701
Jul. 19 @Cin 5 2 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .260 .336 .364 .700
Jul. 18 @Cin 4 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .255 .332 .361 .693
Jul. 17 Col 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .252 .331 .359 .690
Jul. 16 Col 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .254 .329 .362 .691
Jul. 15 Col 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .254 .330 .363 .693
Jul. 10 @CWS 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .253 .328 .363 .691
Jul. 9 @CWS 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .256 .332 .367 .699
Jul. 8 @CWS 5 2 1 0 0 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .256 .332 .369 .701
Jul. 7 @ChC 5 2 2 0 0 2 3 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .257 .334 .362 .696
Jul. 6 @Phi 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .255 .333 .343 .676
Jul. 5 @Phi 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .255 .334 .344 .678
Jul. 4 @Phi 3 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .254 .334 .344 .678
Jul. 3 Mia 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .253 .332 .344 .676
Jul. 2 Mia 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .257 .336 .349 .685
Jul. 1 Mia 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .257 .337 .350 .687
Jun. 30 Mia 5 1 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .257 .334 .351 .685
Jun. 29 Cle 4 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .254 .333 .351 .684
Jun. 28 Cle 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .251 .331 .345 .676
Jun. 27 Cle 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 .254 .335 .350 .685
Jun. 26 NYM 4 1 2 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .257 .340 .354 .694
Jun. 25 NYM 5 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .254 .338 .348 .686
Jun. 24 NYM 4 1 2 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .251 .337 .347 .684
Jun. 23 NYM 4 2 2 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .247 .334 .337 .671
Jun. 22 @Mia 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .243 .332 .331 .663
Last 7 Days 25 2 8 2 0 0 2 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 .320 .414 .400 .814
Last 14 Days 51 4 14 2 0 1 3 7 7 0 0 0 1 0 .275 .356 .373 .729
Last 30 Days 115 13 34 7 0 3 10 10 18 0 0 0 1 0 .296 .349 .435 .784

Nick Markakis: MLB Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2016 92 92 5
2015 153 153 3
2014 2 147 147 6
2013 155 155 4
2012 102 102 2
2011 3 157 157 1
2010 159 159 1
2009 161 161

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Nick Markakis Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
201613691120.257.324.639
2015194180120.273.330.635
201418219183.280.330.673

Vs. Right

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2016234294370.265.393.748
2015418553412.306.397.795
20144606213421.274.409.751

Home

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2016187210180.246.316.636
2015301341291.276.346.692
2014317408211.265.369.690

Away

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2016187175310.273.412.767
2015311392241.315.405.798
2014325416293.286.403.765
Nick Markakis Advanced Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm PA AB Walk Rate Strikeout Rate BB/K Ratio Contact Rate BABIP Isolated Power
2004 20 A DEL 406 355 10.3% 16.3% 0.64 81% .342 .171
2005 21 A FRE 393 350 10.9% 16.5% 0.66 81% .341 .180
2005 21 AA BOW 143 124 12.6% 21% 0.60 76% .429 .234
2006 22 MAJ BAL 542 491 7.9% 13.3% 0.60 85% .315 .157
2007 23 MAJ BAL 710 637 8.6% 15.8% 0.54 82% .335 .185
2008 24 MAJ BAL 697 595 14.2% 16.2% 0.88 81% .351 .185
2009 25 MAJ BAL 711 642 7.9% 13.8% 0.57 85% .323 .160
2010 26 MAJ BAL 709 629 10.3% 13.1% 0.78 85% .334 .139
2011 27 MAJ BAL 716 641 8.7% 10.5% 0.83 88% .303 .122
2012 28 AA BOW 12 10 16.7% 16.7% 1.00 80% .167 .700
2012 28 MAJ BAL 471 420 8.9% 10.8% 0.82 88% .315 .173
2013 29 MAJ BAL 700 634 7.9% 10.9% 0.72 88% .296 .085
2014 30 MAJ BAL 710 642 8.7% 11.8% 0.74 87% .300 .110
2015 31 MAJ ATL 686 612 10.2% 12.1% 0.84 86% .338 .080
2016 32 MAJ ATL 426 374 10.6% 14.3% 0.74 84% .299 .105
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3-Year Averages     697 629 8.9% 11.6% 0.77 87% .310 .089
Career     7,078 6,317 9.4% 13% 0.73 85% .319 .136

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2016 Stat Review for Nick Markakis    As compared to the top 200 hitters in 2015 (min 420 PA)

Contact

Good contact skills often lead to better fantasy stats.

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.259 AVG
WEAK
84% Contact Rate
GOOD
.299 BABIP
AVERAGE
Power

SLG and ISO are useful indicators of power.

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.364 SLG
POOR
.105 ISO
POOR
Plate Discipline

Patience at the plate often leads to positive outcomes.

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0.74 BB/K
ELITE
10.6% BB Rate
GREAT
14.3% K Rate
GREAT
OPS/OBP

A couple of useful stats for evaluating a hitter.

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.702 OPS
WEAK
.338 OBP
GOOD

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Nick Markakis: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Markakis went 1-for-5 with a solo homer and two runs Friday at the White Sox.

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Markakis went 2-for-5 with a pair of homers and three RBI on Thursday at the Cubs.

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Markakis went 2-for-5 with his second home run of the season and two RBI in Sunday's win over the Mets.

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Markakis is out of the lineup Thursday against the Giants.

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Markakis went 2-for-4 with two RBI in Friday's 4-2 victory over the Marlins.

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Markakis is out of the starting lineup for Thursday's series finale against the Brewers, Kevin McAlpin of the Braves Radio Network reports.

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Markakis was 1-for-4 with a two-run home run as the Braves dropped Philadelphia on Friday night.

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Markakis is hitting .174 with no extra-base hits, two RBI and four runs in 46 at-bats this month.

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Markakis went 3-for-5 with a walk and a run scored in Sunday's 11-inning loss to the Diamondbacks.

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Markakis (personal) went 2-for-4 with a run scored in a 7-2 loss to the Diamondbacks on Friday.

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Markakis (personal) is back in the lineup for Friday's matchup with the Diamondbacks.

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Markakis will not be available for Wednesday's game against the Mets, Mark Bowman of MLB.com reports.

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Markakis went 4-for-5 with three RBI in Thursday’s 5-3 win against Boston.

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Markakis is hitting .274 with 15 RBI and eight runs in 73 at-bats this season. He also leads the Braves with nine extra-base hits.

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2016

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2015

While Markakis didn't live up to the expectations befitting the six-year, $66.1 million contract he signed with the Orioles in 2009, only four players in the big leagues piled up more plate appearances than Markakis during that span. Settling in as the leadoff hitter in Baltimore, Markakis benefited from the quality of the lineup behind him, eclipsing 80 runs scored for the second straight year and swatting double-digit home runs for the ninth consecutive season. Defensively, he would profile better in left field than right, but the Orioles didn't have the luxury of moving him across the outfield in 2014. Most of Markakis' value comes from his aforementioned durability, but he's also shown the ability to put a lot of balls in play, striking out in just 13 percent of his plate appearances as a big league hitter. The Braves signed him to a four-year deal in December, and he will likely be used as the leadoff hitter in Atlanta in Year 1 with his new club, assuming his recovery from mid-December neck fusion surgery goes as expected.

2014

Markakis suffered through the worst season of his career in 2013 with career lows nearly across the board. He actually produced a -0.1 WAR, marking the third consecutive year that his overall value has fallen, and the Orioles dropped him as low as seventh in the order late in the season. A second errorless season in the last three years might be a silver lining to Markakis, but not to his fantasy owners. Markakis enters a contract year and he will certainly be motivated to produce since the Orioles will be positioned to consider signing several other players. While he's still making contact at a steady clip, Markakis' .085 ISO last season was by far the lowest of his career.

2013

Markakis had a bounceback season interrupted when he tweaked his wrist while swinging at a pitch in June, then his thumb was broken when he was hit by a pitch in early September. While he was healthy, Markakis improved his OBP and his slugging percentage from career lows in 2011. He also tallied 44 extra-base hits in 2012, just two less than his 2011 total despite getting 221 fewer at-bats. Markakis is a contact hitter and he had a career-best 26.8 percent line drive rate last season. If he can repeat that number he should be a .300 hitter. The Orioles no longer appear to be sold on Markakis as their No. 3 hitter and he was used in later months as the leadoff man, even though he had just one stolen base on the season. A healthy Markakis should return in 2013 and should be planted at the top of the order.

2012

Markakis remains unable to recapture the magic of 2008, when he posted a .897 OPS, 20 HR and 106 runs. Markakis set a career low in OPS in 2011 with a .757 mark and continues to show shockingly little power. The 28-year-old finished with a .122 ISO, a below average mark for the second year in a row. He should be at or near 100 percent when spring training begins after suffering a bruised pelvis while diving for a ball late last season, but it's clear that 2010 and 2011 are more along the lines of what to expect as his slugging percentage has fallen in each of the last three seasons. He subsequently had surgery in January to repair an abdominal tear and will miss at least the first two weeks of spring training.

2011

Markakis was a huge disappointment last season, but his power and RBI drop was at least in part attributable to the failure of others, notably Adam Jones' regression and the absence of Brian Roberts in the lineup in front of him. His batting average and contact rate have remained stable, he's still hitting doubles, and he walked considerably more last year. If Roberts can stay healthy and keep getting on base in front of Markakis, we'll see a recovery this year. We just may never ever see that power breakout that many were hoping for - his range in any given year is in the 15-25 area.

2010

After signing a six-year extension prior to the start of the season, Markakis saw some of his numbers dip in 2009. He was more aggressive at the plate, cutting back on his walks from 2008. The effects were felt in a rise in RBI, but a drop in OBP and OPS. Meanwhile, after stealing just six bases it appears Markakis is no longer a threat on the basepaths. He's still a nice option for fantasy owners in the early-middle rounds, but the ceiling may not be as high for him as it once appeared.

2009

Though Markakis produced some similar numbers to his 2007 season in 2008, he fell 25 RBI and eight stolen bases short of his previous totals. Although he hit second in the order more often, Markakis actually had better numbers nearly across the board in that situation. He did not take the next step with his power, but he gained more plate discipline by increasing his walks more than 50 percent which in turn helped his on-base percentage and OPS. Look for a similar season, but know that his ceiling is probably 30 HR, 110 RBI and 20 SB.

2008

The Orioles justifiably get a lot of grief over their failures to draft and develop major league talent, but Markakis has gone a long way towards helping them shake that reputation. They were bold to promote Markakis out of spring training in 2006 with only 33 games of Double-A experience, but that gamble has paid off, both at the plate and in the field. Once again, he turned on the power over the second half of the season, hitting 14 homers and slugging .550 after the break.

2007

The Orioles stuck with Markakis after a slow start to the season, when he unexpectedly earned a spot after spring training, and the decision paid off in spades. After the All-Star break, Baltimore's top prospect hit .311/.364/.532 with 14 homers and 41 RBI in 267 at-bats. Translated over the entire season, that would yield 29 homers and 85 RBI. Moreover, Markakis spent most of the season batting in the No. 9 spot, and is expected to hit in the No. 3 spot in 2007 behind Brian Roberts and Melvin Mora and in front of Miguel Tejada. The 23-year-old should break out big time in 2007.

2006

Markakis is the new golden boy of the Baltimore organization, living up to his preseason billing as the team's top prospect by raking in Single-A and Double-A, batting .310 with 15 homers and 92 RBI. He continued his success in the Arizona Fall League with a .326 average and .408 OBP in 86 at-bats. What's scary is that Markakis was converted to an outfielder from a pitcher not too long ago, and still has room for improvement. He'll likely spend most of the next season in Triple-A, and could see time as an injury replacement or September call-up if he continues to hit well and adds a little power to his stroke.

2005

Markakis was Baltimore's No. 1 pick in the 2003 draft. He hit well for Greece in this summer�s Olympics, and had a successful season at low Single-A Delmarva. He�ll likely spend most of 2005 with high Single-A Frederick and is at least a couple years away.

2004

Markakis was Baltimore's No. 1 pick in the 2003 draft. He was a pitcher/outfielder at junior college, but the O's see him as an outfielder. He had some success, but limited power, for Single-A Aberdeen and was named the top prospect in the New York/Penn League. He's still about three years away.

2003