David Hamilton
SS | Bats/Throws: L/R | 5' 10" 188LBS | Age: 26
Draft: 2019 | Rd: 8, #253, Milwaukee Brewers | Texas
PA AB R H HR SB AVG OBP SLG OPS
2023 39 33 2 4 0 2 .121 .256 .182 .438
2024 201 187 34 50 5 23 .267 .318 .417 .735
2 Seasons 240 220 36 54 5 25 .245 .308 .382 .690
AVG HR SB OPS
2023 .121 0 2 .438
2024 .267 5 23 .735
2 Seasons .245 5 25 .690
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Statcast Batting Statistics

Season Age Pitches Batted
Balls
Barrels Barrel % Barrel/PA Exit
Velocity
Max EV Launch
Angle
LA Sweet-
Spot %
XBA XSLG WOBA XWOBA XWOBACON HardHit% K% BB%
2023 25 160 23 0 0.0 0.0 89.0 105.0 17.7 13.0 .150 .176 .216 .227 .204 26.1 25.6 15.4
2024 26 764 134 7 5.2 3.5 88.3 106.7 13.7 42.5 .252 .381 .322 .300 .378 34.3 26.4 6.5
Player 924 157 7 4.5 2.9 88.4 106.7 14.3 38.2 .237 .350 .305 .288 .352 33.1 26.3 7.9
MLB 7.0 4.8 88.5 122.4 12.3 33.1 .245 .406 .316 .315 .369 36.4 22.2 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
2023 56.5 21.7 4.3 17.4 26.1 30.4 43.5 0.0 43.5 39.1 17.4 0.0 0.0 0.0
2024 35.8 27.6 34.3 2.2 42.5 32.8 24.6 7.5 23.9 24.6 29.9 9.0 5.2 3.5
Player 38.9 26.8 29.9 4.5 40.1 32.5 27.4 6.4 26.8 26.8 28.0 7.6 4.5 2.9
MLB 44.5 23.6 24.8 7.0 37.1 37.5 25.3 3.9 32.7 24.8 24.4 5.8 7.0 4.8
! 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 %
2024 4-Seam Fastball 0.6 1 231 30.2 74 .258 .530 .371 26.2 29.7 28.6 .219 .410 .312 36.4
2024 Slider -2.0 -2 118 15.4 21 .250 .300 .264 33.3 38.1 21.6 .209 .330 .251 33.3
2024 Sinker 1.7 2 95 12.4 32 .290 .419 .347 10.0 6.3 8.3 .340 .468 .359 34.5
2024 Curveball -1.9 -2 86 11.3 19 .158 .158 .142 31.0 42.1 33.3 .242 .267 .224 9.1
2024 Cutter -1.4 -1 83 10.9 21 .278 .333 .331 11.4 9.5 10.5 .351 .508 .415 56.3
2024 Changeup 0.1 0 79 10.3 20 .316 .421 .340 40.6 25.0 19.2 .238 .314 .261 35.7
2024 Sweeper 5.2 2 31 4.1 5 .200 .600 .320 33.3 40.0 25.0 .097 .118 .096 33.3
2024 Split-Finger -3.0 -1 30 3.9 7 .286 .286 .257 38.5 57.1 30.8 .078 .080 .070 0.0
2024 Knuckleball 0.2 0 3 0.4 -- -- -- -- -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
2024 Slurve 3.3 0 1 0.1 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2023 4-Seam Fastball -2.2 -1 66 41.3 17 .200 .333 .282 11.1 23.5 16.7 .161 .198 .219 36.4
2023 Changeup -2.5 -1 34 21.3 5 .000 .000 .140 50.0 40.0 11.8 .216 .236 .300 50.0
2023 Slider -0.5 0 23 14.4 6 .000 .000 .233 0.0 16.7 11.1 .155 .176 .330 33.3
2023 Split-Finger -3.6 0 11 6.9 2 .000 .000 .000 16.7 0.0 0.0 .111 .113 .101 0.0
2023 Sinker -8.2 -1 11 6.9 5 .200 .200 .180 22.2 20.0 25.0 .089 .110 .085 0.0
2023 Curveball -1.2 0 9 5.6 2 .000 .000 .350 -- 50.0 33.3 -- -- .350 --
2023 Cutter -4.6 0 4 2.5 1 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 .392 .418 .356 0.0
2023 Slurve -5.3 0 2 1.3 1 .000 .000 .000 -- 100.0 100.0 -- -- .000 --
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
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Swing/Take

Runs
Year Team PA Pitches Heart Shadow Chase Waste All
2023 39 160 -4 -2 1 0 -4
2024 201 764 -2 -5 5 3 1
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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 %
2023 160 53.8 57.0 87.8 27.0 55.0 45.6 25.6 43.1 20.3 7.5 58.3
2024 764 52.7 63.5 80.9 22.7 47.6 39.9 32.8 44.2 25.4 8.0 73.8
Player 924 52.9 62.4 82.0 23.4 49.0 40.9 31.7 44.0 24.6 7.9 71.2
MLB 48.6 67.0 82.0 28.4 57.9 42.6 29.8 47.2 24.8 7.3 76.2
! 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
Bat
Speed
Swing
Length
2023 16 92
2024 27 47 33 27 27 10 24 36 26 21 22 29 43 84 94 25 50
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Expected Home Runs

Year Team Avg HR Trot Actual HR xHR HR-xHR Doubters Mostly Gone No Doubters No Doubter %
2023 -- 0 0.0 0 1 0 0 --
2024 19.7 5 3.5 2 2 1 3 60.0
Player 19.7 5 3.5 2 3 1 3 60.0

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2023 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2024 5 3 3 6 3 3 4 3 5 3 3 5 4 3 3 3 3 3 3 4 3 3 6 4 3 3 4 3 3 3 3
Player 5 3 3 6 4 3 4 3 5 3 3 5 4 3 3 3 3 3 3 4 3 3 6 4 3 3 4 3 3 3 3
! 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 2023 2024 +/-  
Exit Velocity 89.0 88.3 -0.7
Launch Angle 17.7 13.7 -4.0
Barrel % 0.0 5.2 5.2
Hard Hit % 26.1 34.3 8.2
LA Sweet-Spot % 13.0 42.5 29.5
xBA .150 .252 0.102
BA .121 .267 0.146
xwOBA .227 .300 0.073
wOBA .216 .322 0.106
xSLG .176 .381 0.205
SLG .182 .417 0.235
K% 25.6 26.4 0.8
BB% 15.4 6.5 -8.9
Swing % 43.1 44.2 1.1
Whiff% 20.3 25.4 5.1
In Zone % 53.8 52.7 -1.1
Out of Zone % 46.3 47.3 1.0
Out of Zone Swing % 27.0 22.7 -4.3
First Pitch Swing % 25.6 32.8 7.2
First Pitch Strike % 71.8 66.7 -5.1
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Statcast Fielder Positioning

wOBA
SeasonAlignment TypeBat SidePAShifts/Shades%No Shift/ShadeShift/Shade
2023 Shades L 39 10 25.6 .243 .139
2024 Shades L 201 79 39.3 .356 .268
! 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 %
2023 36 15.2 38.9% 2.8% 37 18.6 8.1% 0.0%
2024 191 14.9 51.3% 0.0% 129 18.9 11.6% 0.0%
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