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 152 141 26 40 4 19 .284 .336 .440 .776
2 Seasons 191 174 28 44 4 21 .253 .319 .391 .710
AVG HR SB OPS
2023 .121 0 2 .438
2024 .284 4 19 .776
2 Seasons .253 4 21 .710
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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 26 586 101 5 5.0 3.3 87.9 105.4 13.0 41.6 .249 .374 .340 .297 .371 34.7 26.3 6.6
Player 746 124 5 4.0 2.6 88.1 105.4 13.9 36.3 .230 .337 .315 .283 .340 33.1 26.2 8.4
MLB 6.9 4.7 88.5 122.4 12.2 33.1 .245 .406 .316 .316 .369 36.4 22.1 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 36.6 28.7 33.7 1.0 38.6 34.7 26.7 7.9 24.8 22.8 29.7 9.9 5.0 3.3
Player 40.3 27.4 28.2 4.0 36.3 33.9 29.8 6.5 28.2 25.8 27.4 8.1 4.0 2.6
MLB 44.6 23.6 24.8 7.0 37.1 37.5 25.3 3.9 32.8 24.7 24.4 5.8 6.9 4.7
! 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 -0.1 0 179 30.5 58 .235 .529 .365 27.1 25.9 27.3 .198 .380 .298 36.1
2024 Slider -1.9 -2 88 15.0 16 .200 .267 .234 29.4 37.5 20.0 .164 .300 .225 33.3
2024 Changeup -0.2 0 68 11.6 17 .250 .250 .253 46.2 29.4 22.7 .213 .260 .233 27.3
2024 Curveball -0.6 0 67 11.4 14 .214 .214 .193 27.3 35.7 27.8 .266 .296 .248 11.1
2024 Cutter -1.2 -1 65 11.1 15 .357 .429 .370 14.8 13.3 14.3 .346 .498 .382 58.3
2024 Sinker 2.9 2 64 10.9 22 .381 .524 .407 9.7 9.1 12.5 .397 .528 .412 36.8
2024 Sweeper 8.8 2 24 4.1 3 .333 1.000 .533 50.0 66.7 28.6 .156 .188 .153 100.0
2024 Split-Finger -2.9 -1 23 3.9 5 .400 .400 .360 40.0 60.0 30.0 .039 .041 .035 0.0
2024 Slurve 3.3 0 1 0.2 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
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 152 586 -3 -3 6 2 2
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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 586 51.9 63.5 78.2 20.9 49.2 38.7 30.9 43.0 26.6 7.5 77.3
Player 746 52.3 62.1 80.2 22.2 50.6 40.2 29.8 43.0 25.2 7.5 73.2
MLB 48.6 67.0 82.0 28.4 57.9 42.6 29.7 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 18 90 13 53
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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 19.5 4 2.4 2 2 0 2 50.0
Player 19.5 4 2.4 2 3 0 2 50.0

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 4 2 2 4 2 2 3 2 3 2 2 3 3 2 2 2 2 2 2 3 2 2 4 3 2 2 2 2 3 2 2
Player 4 2 2 4 3 2 3 2 3 2 2 3 3 2 2 2 2 2 2 3 2 2 4 3 2 2 2 2 3 2 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, 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 87.9 -1.1
Launch Angle 17.7 13.0 -4.7
Barrel % 0.0 5.0 5.0
Hard Hit % 26.1 34.7 8.6
LA Sweet-Spot % 13.0 41.6 28.6
xBA .150 .249 0.099
BA .121 .284 0.163
xwOBA .227 .297 0.070
wOBA .216 .340 0.124
xSLG .176 .374 0.198
SLG .182 .440 0.258
K% 25.6 26.3 0.7
BB% 15.4 6.6 -8.8
Swing % 43.1 43.0 -0.1
Whiff% 20.3 26.6 6.3
In Zone % 53.8 51.9 -1.9
Out of Zone % 46.3 48.1 1.8
Out of Zone Swing % 27.0 20.9 -6.1
First Pitch Swing % 25.6 30.9 5.3
First Pitch Strike % 71.8 65.1 -6.7
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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 152 61 40.1 .399 .252
! 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 155 14.8 52.3% 0.0% 110 18.7 12.7% 0.0%
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