Derek Hill
RF | Bats/Throws: R/R | 6' 1" 206LBS | Age: 28
Draft: 2014 | Rd: 1, #23, Detroit Tigers | Elk Grove (CA) HS
PA AB R H HR SB AVG OBP SLG OPS
2022 92 83 8 19 1 3 .229 .270 .289 .559
2023 50 47 3 8 0 1 .170 .220 .191 .411
2024 44 42 5 11 3 2 .262 .295 .476 .771
5 Seasons 348 322 38 75 7 12 .233 .281 .335 .616
AVG HR SB OPS
2022 .229 1 3 .559
2023 .170 0 1 .411
2024 .262 3 2 .771
5 Seasons .233 7 12 .616
MLB Percentile Rankings
Hits Spray Chart

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%
2020 24 49 5 0 0.0 0.0 96.6 104.3 8.8 20.0 .116 .159 .132 .167 .261 60.0 50.0 8.3
2021 25 529 97 5 5.2 3.3 86.9 106.6 9.2 40.2 .245 .350 .305 .289 .368 29.9 28.0 6.7
2022 26 332 59 2 3.4 2.2 85.2 110.3 6.6 33.9 .193 .242 .249 .230 .305 30.5 30.4 5.4
2023 27 190 36 0 0.0 0.0 84.1 106.2 7.0 27.8 .196 .240 .190 .219 .247 22.2 22.0 6.0
2024 28 155 29 3 10.3 6.8 89.5 107.5 17.5 41.4 .285 .496 .333 .348 .480 41.4 29.5 4.5
Player 1255 226 10 4.4 2.9 86.6 110.3 9.4 36.3 .225 .319 .272 .267 .345 31.0 28.7 6.0
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
2020 60.0 20.0 20.0 0.0 60.0 20.0 20.0 0.0 40.0 40.0 20.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2021 45.4 17.5 30.9 6.2 35.1 38.1 26.8 10.3 28.9 20.6 29.9 4.1 5.2 3.3
2022 54.2 16.9 23.7 5.1 28.8 45.8 25.4 20.3 30.5 22.0 20.3 3.4 3.4 2.2
2023 55.6 19.4 19.4 5.6 27.8 44.4 27.8 16.7 38.9 27.8 13.9 2.8 0.0 0.0
2024 41.4 34.5 24.1 0.0 34.5 37.9 27.6 0.0 27.6 20.7 34.5 6.9 10.3 6.8
Player 49.1 19.9 26.1 4.9 32.7 40.7 26.5 12.4 31.0 22.6 25.2 4.0 4.4 2.9
MLB 44.5 23.6 24.8 7.0 37.1 37.5 25.3 3.9 32.7 24.7 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 Slider -0.3 0 34 21.9 10 .200 .500 .380 40.0 30.0 25.0 .312 .679 .412 42.9
2024 4-Seam Fastball 1.3 0 33 21.3 9 .375 .375 .378 50.0 44.4 44.4 .271 .393 .331 75.0
2024 Sinker -3.4 -1 31 20.0 6 .167 .167 .150 35.3 16.7 12.5 .355 .428 .340 60.0
2024 Cutter 8.0 2 21 13.5 6 .333 .833 .633 38.5 16.7 14.3 .366 .750 .470 20.0
2024 Changeup 4.2 1 14 9.0 5 .250 1.000 .540 33.3 40.0 40.0 .128 .388 .310 50.0
2024 Curveball 3.2 0 12 7.7 4 .500 .500 .450 28.6 25.0 33.3 .443 .540 .428 33.3
2024 Sweeper -6.8 -1 10 6.5 4 .000 .000 .000 42.9 25.0 20.0 .023 .029 .022 0.0
2023 4-Seam Fastball -1.8 -1 56 29.5 13 .273 .273 .315 14.3 15.4 15.4 .147 .178 .225 22.2
2023 Slider -6.6 -3 46 24.2 14 .071 .071 .064 34.6 42.9 42.9 .167 .185 .154 25.0
2023 Sinker -9.5 -3 35 18.4 13 .083 .083 .192 5.9 0.0 0.0 .279 .384 .317 25.0
2023 Curveball 0.6 0 21 11.1 2 .500 1.000 .625 60.0 0.0 0.0 .520 .611 .495 0.0
2023 Changeup -0.6 0 17 8.9 6 .167 .167 .150 40.0 50.0 50.0 .093 .096 .086 33.3
2023 Split-Finger 6.7 0 6 3.2 2 .500 .500 .450 0.0 0.0 0.0 .147 .156 .137 0.0
2023 Cutter 0.7 0 5 2.6 -- -- -- 100.0 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
2023 Sweeper 3.0 0 4 2.1 -- -- -- 0.0 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
2022 4-Seam Fastball -2.9 -3 113 34.0 29 .192 .231 .223 22.8 31.0 29.0 .173 .262 .225 38.9
2022 Slider -0.4 0 57 17.2 12 .182 .545 .329 37.5 33.3 17.4 .234 .308 .274 28.6
2022 Sinker -1.4 -1 54 16.3 20 .250 .250 .239 25.9 30.0 50.0 .202 .236 .277 30.8
2022 Curveball 1.7 1 34 10.2 10 .400 .400 .360 52.6 40.0 36.4 .215 .232 .198 50.0
2022 Sweeper -2.5 -1 30 9.0 6 .167 .167 .150 47.1 50.0 33.3 .094 .098 .089 0.0
2022 Changeup -3.4 -1 23 6.9 10 .222 .222 .250 13.3 10.0 11.1 .220 .234 .255 12.5
2022 Cutter -6.7 -1 18 5.4 4 .000 .000 .000 37.5 25.0 33.3 .178 .194 .161 33.3
2022 Split-Finger 22.9 0 2 0.6 1 1.000 1.000 .900 0.0 0.0 0.0 .309 .314 .281 0.0
2022 Slurve 1.7 0 1 0.3 -- -- -- -- -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
2021 4-Seam Fastball -1.5 -3 178 33.6 56 .200 .380 .293 15.7 23.2 28.9 .252 .372 .312 37.8
2021 Slider -0.4 0 108 20.4 22 .273 .409 .267 40.7 36.4 28.6 .217 .358 .245 21.4
2021 Sinker -4.1 -4 88 16.6 22 .200 .200 .227 16.7 18.2 17.4 .235 .275 .268 6.3
2021 Changeup 5.9 5 78 14.7 31 .345 .552 .405 38.3 32.3 40.0 .258 .394 .309 26.3
2021 Curveball 1.9 1 39 7.4 6 .500 .500 .450 36.4 50.0 30.0 .193 .235 .184 66.7
2021 Cutter 6.1 1 20 3.8 8 .375 .375 .338 25.0 25.0 28.6 .304 .352 .289 50.0
2021 Sweeper -4.8 -1 12 2.3 3 .000 .000 .000 16.7 33.3 16.7 .307 .348 .293 50.0
2021 Split-Finger 3.7 0 6 1.1 2 .000 .000 .350 50.0 50.0 33.3 -- -- .350 --
2020 4-Seam Fastball 1.8 0 19 38.8 3 .333 .333 .300 11.1 33.3 16.7 .156 .260 .174 100.0
2020 Slider -2.7 0 13 26.5 5 .000 .000 .140 83.3 60.0 60.0 .115 .124 .224 100.0
2020 Cutter -19.3 -1 5 10.2 2 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 -- .173 .238 .182 0.0
2020 Changeup -6.0 0 4 8.2 1 .000 .000 .000 -- 100.0 100.0 -- -- .000 --
2020 Sinker -3.0 0 4 8.2 -- -- -- 75.0 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
2020 Curveball -1.4 0 3 6.1 1 .000 .000 .000 -- 100.0 50.0 -- -- .000 --
2020 Split-Finger 2.7 0 1 2.0 -- -- -- -- -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
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Swing/Take

Runs
Year Team PA Pitches Heart Shadow Chase Waste All
2021 150 529 -4 1 1 2 0
2022 92 332 -2 -7 2 0 -6
2023 50 190 -4 -3 0 1 -7
2024 44 155 1 -3 2 1 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 %
2020 49 51.0 64.0 75.0 25.0 16.7 49.0 50.0 44.9 40.9 12.2 83.3
2021 529 51.8 70.8 79.4 30.2 45.5 42.7 40.7 51.2 26.6 7.8 70.7
2022 332 46.1 66.7 77.5 37.4 43.3 41.3 33.7 50.9 30.8 5.7 84.2
2023 190 46.8 67.4 81.7 30.7 54.8 46.8 32.0 47.9 24.2 6.3 83.3
2024 155 52.9 76.8 71.4 34.2 32.0 44.5 52.3 56.8 39.8 7.7 66.7
Player 1,255 49.6 69.8 77.9 32.6 43.7 43.4 39.4 51.1 29.6 7.2 75.6
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
2021 43 100 86
2022 66 97 85
2023 22 97 23
2024 35 95
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Expected Home Runs

Year Team Avg HR Trot Actual HR xHR HR-xHR Doubters Mostly Gone No Doubters No Doubter %
2021 19.8 3 3.0 0 3 1 2 66.7
2022 23.7 1 0.5 1 0 1 0 0.0
2024 23.0 3 2.9 0 1 1 2 66.7
Player 22.0 7 6.3 1 4 3 4 57.1

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2021 3 3 2 3 2 2 3 3 2 2 2 3 5 2 3 4 3 3 4 3 3 4 4 3 3 3 4 3 4 2 2
2022 1 0 1 0 1 1 1 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 1
2024 3 3 2 2 2 3 3 3 2 3 3 4 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 2 3 3 3 3
Player 7 6 5 5 5 6 7 6 5 5 6 8 8 5 7 7 6 6 7 7 6 7 8 6 6 6 7 7 7 6 6
! 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 2020 2021 +/-   2022 +/-   2023 +/-   2024 +/-  
Exit Velocity 96.6 86.9 -9.7 85.2 -1.7 84.1 -1.1 89.5 5.4
Launch Angle 8.8 9.2 0.4 6.6 -2.6 7.0 0.4 17.5 10.5
Barrel % 0.0 5.2 5.2 3.4 -1.8 0.0 -3.4 10.3 10.3
Hard Hit % 60.0 29.9 -30.1 30.5 0.6 22.2 -8.3 41.4 19.2
LA Sweet-Spot % 20.0 40.2 20.2 33.9 -6.3 27.8 -6.1 41.4 13.6
xBA .116 .245 0.129 .193 -0.052 .196 0.003 .285 0.089
BA .091 .259 0.168 .229 -0.030 .170 -0.059 .262 0.092
xwOBA .167 .289 0.122 .230 -0.059 .219 -0.011 .348 0.129
wOBA .132 .305 0.173 .249 -0.056 .190 -0.059 .333 0.143
xSLG .159 .350 0.191 .242 -0.108 .240 -0.002 .496 0.256
SLG .091 .388 0.297 .289 -0.099 .191 -0.098 .476 0.285
K% 50.0 28.0 -22.0 30.4 2.4 22.0 -8.4 29.5 7.5
BB% 8.3 6.7 -1.6 5.4 -1.3 6.0 0.6 4.5 -1.5
Swing % 44.9 51.2 6.3 50.9 -0.3 47.9 -3.0 56.8 8.9
Whiff% 40.9 26.6 -14.3 30.8 4.2 24.2 -6.6 39.8 15.6
In Zone % 51.0 51.8 0.8 46.1 -5.7 46.8 0.7 52.9 6.1
Out of Zone % 49.0 48.2 -0.8 53.9 5.7 53.2 -0.7 47.1 -6.1
Out of Zone Swing % 25.0 30.2 5.2 37.4 7.2 30.7 -6.7 34.2 3.5
First Pitch Swing % 50.0 40.7 -9.3 33.7 -7.0 32.0 -1.7 52.3 20.3
First Pitch Strike % 75.0 67.3 -7.7 60.9 -6.4 60.0 -0.9 72.7 12.7
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Statcast Fielder Positioning

wOBA
SeasonAlignment TypeBat SidePAShifts/Shades%No Shift/ShadeShift/Shade
2020 Shifts R 12 0 0.0 .132
2021 Shifts R 150 2 1.3 .310 .000
2022 Shifts R 92 8 8.7 .247 .268
2023 Shades R 50 6 12.0 .200 .116
2024 Shades R 43 2 4.7 .307 .000
! 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 %
2020 12 19.1 0.0% 0.0% 9 25.4 0.0% 33.3%
2021 141 16.6 33.3% 1.4% 67 24.0 0.0% 11.9%
2022 110 17.7 19.1% 3.6% 36 24.1 0.0% 16.7%
2023 42 14.0 54.8% 2.4% 30 20.2 3.3% 0.0%
2024 27 15.3 48.1% 0.0% 25 18.9 4.0% 0.0%
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