I agree with all you guys. I just think sometimes I'd rather have a sure thing than an unknown quantity, and that there is added value in Markakis' reliability that people aren't paying for. For me it might come down to where my team is at a certain point in time: do I need more certainty, or can I afford to take more risks. But outside of that context, in a vacuum, I gotta go with Markakis. It is a pretty high floor he gives you.
I agree with you. You know what you are going to get from Markakis and that is usually under-valued in fantasy baseball if you are talking about mid tier guys. Usually seems teams want studs or they want prospects and tend to shy away from good but never gonna be great players.