Aleksandr Maksiakov

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Aleksandr Maksaikov also listed as Alexander Maxyakov

  • Bats Right, Throws Right
  • Height 5' 10", Weight 161 lb.

Aleksandr Maksiakov was 0 for 6 with 3 walks for the Russian national team in the 2007 European Championship; he fielded .857 with 4 errors at shortstop, where he split time with Artemiy Artamonov. In the 2008 European Championship Qualifiers, he walked his only time up. He hit .316 with 5 runs in 5 games in the 2011 European Cup, fielding .903. He went 3 for 8 with a double, run and two RBI to help Russia win a qualifier for the 2012 European Championship. In the 2012 Euros, he went 3 for 3 against Croatia but 1 for 10 in the other games, while splitting second base with Artemiy Artamonov. His 3 RBI for the event still led the last-place Russian squad.