Billy Hamilton
CF | B/T: R/R | 6' 0" 160LBS | Age: 31

Draft: 2009 | Rd: 2, #57, Cincinnati Reds | Taylorsville HS
Poor Avg Great

Stats

PA AB R H HR RBI SB AVG OBP SLG OPS
2021 135 127 23 28 2 11 9 .220 .242 .378 .620
9 Seasons 3260 2966 439 712 24 189 314 .240 .293 .327 .620
AVG HR RBI SB OPS
2021 .220 2 11 9 .620
9 Seasons .240 24 189 314 .620

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 24 1677 350 2 0.6 0.4 83.7 104.2 11.0 27.4 .224 .280 .251 .255 .276 8.9 16.5 6.2
2016 25 1773 330 1 0.3 0.2 83.4 106.8 10.5 28.8 .231 .276 .294 .261 .288 11.5 20.2 7.8
2017 26 2518 456 2 0.4 0.3 80.5 103.7 10.2 32.5 .239 .289 .278 .262 .298 11.7 21.0 7.0
2018 27 2135 377 2 0.5 0.4 80.5 101.9 15.3 36.6 .222 .266 .277 .256 .293 8.5 23.7 8.3
2019 28 1404 234 0 0 0 80.5 99.9 15.9 31.2 .219 .259 .251 .252 .291 7.5 24.6 9.1
2020 29 117 27 1 3.7 2.8 82.2 100.3 24.6 48.1 .199 .285 .172 .236 .264 7.4 19.4 5.6
2021 30 530 84 1 1.2 0.7 83.9 103.8 18.6 38.1 .200 .265 .262 .216 .320 20.2 34.8 3.0
Player 10154 1858 9 0.5 0.3 81.8 106.8 12.8 32.0 .226 .275 .270 .255 .291 10.3 21.9 7.3
MLB 6.7 4.6 88.3 169.8 12.0 32.9 .246 .408 .317 .316 .370 35.6 22.0 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, Other
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Pitch Tracking

Year Pitch Type # % PA AB H 1B 2B 3B HR SO BBE BA XBA SLG XSLG WOBA XWOBA EV LA Whiff% PutAway%
2021 Fastballs 301 57.0 84 77 22 11 7 2 2 21 60 .286 .241 .506 .330 .341 .263 82.6 15 19.4 21.4
2021 Breaking 186 35.2 45 44 5 3 1 1 0 23 21 .114 .122 .182 .146 .136 .131 77.4 19 46.1 29.1
2021 Offspeed 41 7.8 5 5 0 0 0 0 0 3 2 .000 .198 .000 .236 .000 .193 95.7 -7 47.8 23.1
2020 Fastballs 84 71.8 27 24 3 2 0 0 1 5 20 .125 .213 .250 .318 .198 .263 81.0 16 19.3 22.7
2020 Breaking 24 20.5 5 5 1 1 0 0 0 2 3 .200 .196 .200 .230 .177 .188 78.1 51 33.3 20.0
2020 Offspeed 9 7.7 4 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 .000 .087 .000 .108 .000 .118 76.6 47 16.7 0.0
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
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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 48.0 18.3 28.3 5.4 30.0 42.9 26.9 4.9 34.3 27.7 20.3 0.6 0.6 0.4
2016 53.0 14.5 25.5 7.0 34.2 37.3 28.5 4.8 35.5 24.5 26.1 0.6 0.3 0.2
2017 47.8 15.1 28.5 8.6 34.2 40.6 25.2 6.6 37.5 23.9 25.9 1.3 0.4 0.3
2018 40.1 17.8 30.8 11.4 33.7 33.7 32.4 4.8 32.6 30.8 27.6 0.8 0.5 0.4
2019 41.9 19.2 25.6 13.2 37.2 35.5 27.4 7.3 30.3 31.2 23.9 0.4 0.0 0.0
2020 22.2 22.2 37.0 18.5 25.9 40.7 33.3 3.7 22.2 48.1 22.2 0.0 3.7 2.8
2021 39.3 23.8 25.0 11.9 41.7 32.1 26.2 10.7 25.0 29.8 29.8 2.4 1.2 0.7
Player 45.7 17.2 28.0 9.1 33.9 38.0 28.0 5.8 33.9 27.7 25.1 0.9 0.5 0.3
MLB 45.0 22.8 25.1 7.1 36.6 37.8 25.4 3.8 33.2 24.4 24.4 5.7 6.7 4.6
! 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 %
2021 4-Seamer -0.8 -2 220 41.5 61 .259 .483 .314 18.8 27.9 21.8 .232 .334 .250 25.6
2021 Slider -4.1 -5 126 23.8 34 .152 .242 .162 40.8 44.1 27.3 .150 .179 .162 11.1
2021 Sinker -1.3 -1 63 11.9 19 .313 .563 .388 20.0 21.1 28.6 .260 .314 .276 21.4
2021 Curveball -4.7 -3 62 11.7 12 .083 .083 .075 59.3 66.7 32.0 .072 .084 .065 0.0
2021 Changeup -3.6 -1 39 7.4 4 .000 .000 .000 47.6 50.0 18.2 .247 .295 .241 50.0
2021 Cutter 8.2 1 18 3.4 4 .667 .667 .625 28.6 0.0 0.0 .315 .332 .399 0.0
2021 Splitter -9.6 0 2 0.4 1 .000 .000 .000 50.0 100.0 50.0 -- -- .000 --
2020 4-Seamer -1.2 -1 61 52.1 19 .188 .375 .289 17.1 15.8 17.6 .238 .393 .314 14.3
2020 Curveball -3.3 0 13 11.1 1 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 .000 .000 .000 0.0
2020 Sinker -13.2 -2 12 10.3 3 .000 .000 .000 14.3 33.3 100.0 .124 .126 .114 0.0
2020 Slider 0.0 0 11 9.4 4 .250 .250 .225 60.0 50.0 33.3 .245 .288 .235 0.0
2020 Cutter -20.5 -2 11 9.4 5 .000 .000 .000 33.3 20.0 25.0 .188 .193 .171 0.0
2020 Changeup -11.2 -1 9 7.7 4 .000 .000 .000 16.7 0.0 0.0 .087 .108 .118 0.0
2019 4-Seamer -1.2 -8 639 45.5 162 .241 .303 .289 18.6 22.2 19.1 .220 .264 .263 8.4
2019 Sinker -2.1 -5 243 17.3 66 .241 .310 .267 12.4 16.7 20.4 .246 .295 .280 13.3
2019 Changeup -1.1 -2 170 12.1 38 .200 .257 .233 37.6 28.9 21.2 .223 .260 .235 0.0
2019 Curveball 0.8 1 127 9.0 25 .208 .208 .244 29.5 24.0 10.3 .275 .313 .274 0.0
2019 Slider -2.9 -4 126 9.0 33 .094 .094 .113 37.0 45.5 27.8 .127 .143 .118 0.0
2019 Cutter -0.1 0 75 5.3 20 .267 .333 .338 25.0 25.0 23.8 .233 .278 .320 18.2
2019 Splitter 8.2 1 7 0.5 4 .250 .750 .400 25.0 50.0 50.0 .201 .210 .181 0.0
2018 4-Seamer 0.3 3 946 44.3 236 .286 .433 .363 20.3 21.6 19.3 .250 .308 .306 11.1
2018 Sinker -2.5 -10 386 18.1 109 .200 .250 .224 18.0 14.7 20.3 .243 .289 .264 12.8
2018 Curveball -0.7 -2 280 13.1 67 .185 .308 .214 21.0 26.9 20.2 .160 .190 .173 2.1
2018 Changeup -2.4 -5 213 10.0 47 .156 .200 .164 38.1 23.4 19.3 .187 .214 .194 0.0
2018 Slider -1.7 -3 197 9.2 64 .210 .210 .205 33.0 42.2 29.0 .202 .229 .205 5.7
2018 Cutter -0.1 0 83 3.9 23 .300 .350 .398 25.0 26.1 20.0 .171 .218 .241 7.1
2018 Splitter 2.1 1 26 1.2 8 .429 .429 .425 42.9 37.5 30.0 .238 .252 .279 0.0
2017 4-Seamer -0.6 -7 1,023 40.6 249 .261 .362 .323 15.7 18.1 15.2 .253 .312 .300 14.9
2017 Sinker -0.7 -3 448 17.8 117 .308 .430 .355 12.6 19.7 25.3 .266 .325 .289 15.1
2017 Curveball -0.5 -2 289 11.5 52 .235 .294 .232 26.4 30.8 19.0 .201 .240 .190 8.3
2017 Changeup -1.2 -3 281 11.2 78 .230 .257 .220 32.5 23.1 24.7 .250 .278 .245 1.7
2017 Slider -2.3 -6 276 11.0 70 .134 .149 .166 20.5 28.6 17.7 .181 .206 .191 12.8
2017 Cutter -0.3 0 147 5.8 51 .240 .420 .303 19.0 17.6 19.1 .236 .309 .231 7.1
2017 Splitter -2.3 -1 29 1.2 8 .143 .143 .200 33.3 25.0 22.2 .167 .188 .222 0.0
2017 Knuckleball 2.2 0 16 0.6 4 .500 .500 .450 0.0 0.0 0.0 .223 .242 .203 25.0
2017 N/A 23.9 1 4 0.2 1 1.000 2.000 1.250 50.0 0.0 -- .247 .357 .232 0.0
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
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Swing/Take

Runs
Year Team PA Pitches Heart Shadow Chase Waste All
2014 610 2,314 -11 -11 13 4 -6
2015 454 1,676 -22 -15 8 3 -25
2016 460 1,772 -23 -8 10 5 -16
2017 631 2,515 -23 -25 18 8 -22
2018 554 2,132 -23 -16 15 7 -17
2019 342 1,356 -14 -17 11 5 -16
2020 36 117 -3 -3 -1 1 -6
2021 135 530 -1 -10 -1 1 -11
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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 1,677 49.6 66.5 81.4 27.5 67.7 44.0 35.7 46.8 16.7 8.5 81.0
2016 1,773 51.3 65.5 82.9 24.2 65.1 44.6 34.6 45.4 18.6 8.1 77.6
2017 2,518 51.1 65.1 82.3 26.8 68.7 46.6 32.5 46.4 19.2 6.0 72.8
2018 2,135 52.2 68.4 79.0 26.8 61.9 44.1 36.3 48.6 23.3 7.7 83.0
2019 1,404 52.7 67.3 80.8 26.3 56.0 43.8 35.4 47.8 22.5 7.8 77.1
2020 117 58.1 83.8 78.9 30.6 73.3 44.4 50.0 61.5 20.8 8.5 100.0
2021 530 52.8 70.7 75.8 39.2 49.0 45.5 43.7 55.8 30.7 7.9 85.7
Player 10,154 51.5 67.0 80.9 27.1 63.5 44.8 35.4 47.6 20.8 7.5 79.2
MLB 48.5 66.8 82.0 28.3 58.4 42.6 29.3 47.0 24.6 7.2 76.0
! Note: All figures in this table cover the period 2015-present.

Percentile Rankings

Year xwOBA xBA xSLG xISO xOBP Brl Brl% EV HardHit% K% BB% Whiff% Speed OAA
2015 2 9 1 2 8 2 2 1 1 64 33 79 99
2016 3 12 1 1 16 1 1 1 1 45 44 72 100
2017 1 21 1 1 11 1 1 1 1 45 31 73 99 98
2018 1 10 1 1 11 1 1 1 1 31 46 56 99 98
2019 1 6 1 1 9 1 1 1 1 31 56 68 96 89
2020 90
2021 97
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Expected Home Runs

Year Team Avg HR Trot Actual HR xHR HR-xHR Doubters Mostly Gone No Doubters No Doubter %
2019 -- 0 0.7 -1.0 4 1 0 --
2020 -- 1 0.9 0.0 0 1 0 0.0
2021 17.2 2 1.1 1.0 0 2 0 0.0

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2019 0 0 4 0 2 0 1 0 0 1 3 1 0 1 1 1 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2
2020 1 1 1 1 1 1 0 1 1 1 1 1 0 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 0 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 0 1
2021 2 0 2 1 2 0 1 2 1 2 1 0 0 2 1 2 1 0 2 2 1 0 0 1 1 2 0 1 2 0 2
! Note: This tells how many of this player's home runs would have been out of other stadiums. This accounts for different wall heights and distances, but does not attempt to adjust for 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 +/-   2021 +/-   2022 +/-  
Exit Velocity 83.7 83.4 -0.3 80.5 -2.9 80.5 0 80.5 0 82.2 1.7 83.9 1.7 undefined
Launch Angle 11 10.5 -0.5 10.2 -0.3 15.3 5.1 15.9 0.6 24.6 8.7 18.6 -6 undefined
Barrel % .6 .3 -0.3 .4 0.1 .5 0.1 0 -0.5 3.7 3.7 1.2 -2.5 undefined
Hard Hit % 8.9 11.5 2.6 11.7 0.2 8.5 -3.2 7.5 -1 7.4 -0.1 20.2 12.8 undefined
Sweet Spot % 27.4 28.8 1.4 32.5 3.7 36.6 4.1 31.2 -5.4 48.1 16.9 38.1 -10 undefined
xBA .224 .231 0.007 .239 0.008 .222 -0.017 .219 -0.003 .199 -0.02 .2 0.001 undefined
BA .226 .26 0.034 .247 -0.013 .236 -0.011 .218 -0.018 .125 -0.093 .22 0.095 undefined
xwOBA .255 .261 0.006 .262 0.001 .256 -0.006 .252 -0.004 .236 -0.016 .216 -0.02 undefined
wOBA .251 .294 0.043 .278 -0.016 .277 -0.001 .251 -0.026 .172 -0.079 .262 0.09 undefined
xSLG .28 .276 -0.004 .289 0.013 .266 -0.023 .259 -0.007 .285 0.026 .265 -0.02 undefined
SLG .289 .343 0.054 .335 -0.008 .327 -0.008 .275 -0.052 .219 -0.056 .378 0.159 undefined
K% 16.5 20.2 3.7 21 0.8 23.7 2.7 24.6 0.9 19.4 -5.2 34.8 15.4 undefined
BB% 6.2 7.8 1.6 7 -0.8 8.3 1.3 9.1 0.8 5.6 -3.5 3 -2.6 undefined
Swing % 46.8 45.4 -1.4 46.4 1 48.6 2.2 47.8 -0.8 61.5 13.7 55.8 -5.7 undefined
Whiff% 16.7 18.6 1.9 19.2 0.6 23.3 4.1 22.5 -0.8 20.8 -1.7 30.7 9.9 undefined
In Zone % 49.6 51.3 1.7 51.1 -0.2 52.2 1.1 52.7 0.5 58.1 5.4 52.8 -5.3 undefined
Out of Zone % 50.4 48.7 -1.7 48.9 0.2 47.8 -1.1 47.3 -0.5 41.9 -5.4 47.2 5.3 undefined
Out of Zone Swing % 27.5 24.2 -3.3 26.8 2.6 26.8 0 26.3 -0.5 30.6 4.3 39.2 8.6 undefined
First Pitch Swing % 35.7 34.6 -1.1 32.5 -2.1 36.3 3.8 35.4 -0.9 50 14.6 43.7 -6.3 undefined
First Pitch Strike % 64.3 64.6 0.3 63 -1.6 65.5 2.5 63.2 -2.3 69.4 6.2 63.7 -5.7 undefined
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Statcast Shift Statistics

SeasonBat SidePAShifts%wOBA - No ShiftwOBA - Shift
2016 L 329 0 0.0 .313
2016 R 122 0 0.0 .249
2017 L 457 0 0.0 .297
2017 R 174 0 0.0 .232
2018 L 399 0 0.0 .282
2018 R 157 0 0.0 .265
2019 L 226 5 2.2 .258 .174
2019 R 115 0 0.0 .233
2020 L 24 2 8.3 .159