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Rich Hill
P | B/T: L/L | 6' 5" 221LBS | Age: 41

Draft: 2002 | Rd: 4, #112, Chicago Cubs | Texas - San Antonio
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Stats

W L ERA G GS SV IP SO WHIP
2021 6 4 3.95 20 20 0 100.1 92 1.18
17 Seasons 73 48 3.80 312 184 0 1076.1 1127 1.22
G W-L ERA IP SO WHIP
2021 20 6-4 3.95 100.1 92 1.18
17 Seasons 312 73-48 3.80 1076.1 1127 1.22

Statcast Statistics

Season Age Pitches Batted Balls Barrels Barrel % Exit Velocity Max EV Launch Angle Sweet Spot % XBA XSLG WOBA XWOBA XWOBACON HardHit% K% BB% ERA xERA
2015 35 434 63 3 4.8 86.4 105.4 12.3 22.2 .174 .256 .188 .220 .293 25.8 34 4.7 1.55 2.07
2016 36 1819 269 10 3.7 87.1 113.4 13.2 27.9 .196 .296 .241 .255 .310 32.7 29.4 7.5 2.12 2.79
2017 37 2224 328 23 7 86 109.5 17.6 31.4 .194 .343 .280 .275 .341 29.1 30.1 8.9 3.32 3.27
2018 38 2104 348 27 7.8 89 112.9 15.6 33 .225 .400 .297 .302 .382 36.2 27.4 7.5 3.66 3.89
2019 39 966 148 7 4.7 86.8 106.2 10.6 28.4 .197 .320 .291 .260 .330 27.7 29.8 7.4 2.46 2.99
2020 40 619 107 10 9.3 86.8 110.7 15.7 34.6 .257 .447 .272 .342 .381 29.9 19.9 10.9 3.03 5.10
2021 41 1511 271 24 8.9 88.8 114.3 16.7 35.1 .236 .414 .311 .325 .371 36.2 22.4 9.3 3.95 4.50
9677 1534 104 6.8 87.5 114.3 15.2 31.4 .211 .359 .279 .286 .350 32.4 27.6 8.2
6.5 88.3 122.2 12 32.8 .243 .402 .317 .312 .363 35.4 22 8.4

Statcast Pitch Arsenal

Hill relies on 6 pitches.
4-Seam Fastball
(45.8%) ,
Curveball
(38.8%) ,
Slider
(4.8%) ,
Cutter
(4.5%) ,
Sinker
(3.4%) ,
Changeup
(2.7%) ,


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Pitch Tracking

Year Pitch Type # # RHB # LHB % MPH PA AB H 1B 2B 3B HR SO BBE BA XBA SLG XSLG WOBA XWOBA EV LA Spin Ext. Whiff% PutAway%
2021 4-Seam Fastball 692 550 142 45.9 88.2 170 151 42 20 12 1 9 45 109 .278 .252 .550 .493 .376 .348 92.4 21 2326 6.4 22.5 28.7
2021 Curveball 582 471 111 38.6 72.0 182 160 31 23 6 0 2 34 126 .194 .234 .269 .363 .259 .311 86.0 12 2712 6.2 21.1 16.7
2021 Slider 72 19 53 4.8 69.6 22 16 1 0 0 0 1 7 10 .063 .159 .250 .349 .254 .344 76.6 19 2591 6.1 46.9 19.4
2021 Cutter 68 68 0 4.5 83.7 18 17 3 2 1 0 0 1 16 .176 .201 .235 .292 .208 .241 84.8 21 2424 6.4 9.1 16.7
2021 Sinker 51 7 44 3.4 85.0 10 7 1 0 0 0 1 5 2 .143 .130 .571 .372 .410 .354 89.5 39 2212 6.4 42.9 35.7
2021 Changeup 41 41 0 2.7 80.0 7 7 1 1 0 0 0 0 7 .143 .278 .143 .349 .126 .279 75.6 -10 1549 6.2 27.8 0.0
2020 4-Seam Fastball 273 242 31 45.5 87.8 59 53 13 7 3 0 3 11 42 .245 .291 .472 .640 .339 .417 90.2 22 2393 6.3 17.4 23.9
2020 Curveball 265 223 42 44.2 72.7 72 63 11 9 2 0 0 14 49 .175 .236 .206 .335 .232 .303 81.9 10 2848 6.1 16.9 16.5
2020 Cutter 22 22 0 3.7 83.2 4 4 2 2 0 0 0 0 4 .500 .385 .500 .578 .441 .417 89.0 7 2438 6.2 8.3 0.0
2020 Slider 21 18 3 3.5 71.5 8 6 1 1 0 0 0 4 2 .167 .140 .167 .191 .289 .285 98.3 31 2781 6.0 18.2 26.7
2020 Sinker 16 13 3 2.7 85.9 7 5 0 0 0 0 0 2 4 .000 .170 .000 .179 .100 .211 87.1 19 2343 6.4 12.5 16.7
2020 Changeup 3 2 1 0.5 83.4 1724 6.4
! 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 %
2015 50.8 19 17.5 12.7 36.5 33.3 30.2 4.8 36.5 28.6 23.8 0 4.8
2016 46.8 21.2 23 8.9 35.7 36.8 27.5 3.3 34.9 27.1 23 5.2 3.7
2017 39.3 29.6 21.3 9.8 37.2 37.2 25.6 5.2 26.2 32.3 21.6 4.3 7
2018 40.2 24.7 24.4 10.6 41.7 31.6 26.7 2.6 29.6 29.3 22.1 6.9 7.8
2019 52 20.3 21.6 6.1 40.5 33.1 26.4 6.1 33.8 24.3 23 4.7 4.7
2020 42.1 24.3 25.2 8.4 43 33.6 23.4 7.5 29 28 22.4 3.7 9.3
2021 39.1 30.6 24 6.3 43.5 36.2 20.3 4.8 25.5 28.4 24 8.1 8.9
42.7 25.5 22.9 8.9 39.8 34.9 25.4 4.4 29.7 28.8 22.7 5.5 6.8
45.2 22.3 25.5 7.1 36.6 37.9 25.5 3.7 33.3 24.3 24.5 5.6 6.5

Pitch Movement


How this works: Every pitch is affected by the forces of gravity, which means that every pitch drops on its way from the mound to the plate. These numbers are reported with gravity, which makes them larger and different than other pitch movement numbers you may have seen. Since gravity requires time, and slower pitches aren’t ‘better’ just because they have more time to move, the movement of a pitch is compared to ‘average’ movement by comparing it to other MLB pitch types within +/- 2 MPH and from within +/- 0.5 feet of extension and release.
Vertical Movement (inches) Horizontal Movement (inches)
Year Pitch Team Hand # MPH Inches of Drop vs Avg % vs Avg Inches of Break vs Avg % Break vs Avg
2021 Changeup NYM L 41 80 30.7 -3.5 -10 12.7 -0.7 -5
2021 Sinker NYM L 51 85 29.9 -4.8 -14 16.9 -0.5 -3
2021 Cutter NYM L 68 83.7 29 3.5 11 1.9 -1.3 -41
2021 Slider NYM L 72 69.6 57.4 1.1 2 22.9 1.1 5
2021 Curveball NYM L 587 71.9 66.6 1.5 2 19.4 6.7 53
2021 4-Seamer NYM L 692 88.2 15.7 2.2 12 8.8 2.7 44
2020 Curveball MIN L 284 72.4 65.6 1.2 2 19 6.8 55
2020 Slider MIN L 21 71.5 59.9 6.9 13 21.8 3.1 17
2020 Cutter MIN L 22 83.2 31.9 1.5 5 3.4 -0.3 -7
2020 Changeup MIN L 3 83.4 24.1 -8.4 -26 11.1 -2.3 -17
2020 Sinker MIN L 16 85.9 31.3 -1.1 -3 18.4 2.3 14
2020 4-Seamer MIN L 273 87.8 16.7 1.8 10 9.7 3.8 64
2019 Cutter LAD L 3 84.8 30.9 0.7 2 4.1 1.1 38
2019 Changeup LAD L 8 82.1 31.8 -0.6 -2 11.7 -1.7 -12
2019 4-Seamer LAD L 501 90.3 15.6 1.6 9 10.3 3.8 57
2019 Sinker LAD L 7 88.1 26 -3.9 -13 17.2 1.5 10
2019 Slider LAD L 30 73.1 56.2 4.7 9 22.7 6.4 39
2019 Curveball LAD L 400 74.5 65.9 4.2 7 18.5 7.3 66
2018 Sinker LAD L 90 86.3 29.3 -5.7 -16 16.4 0 0
2018 4-Seamer LAD L 1166 89.4 16.6 1.2 7 10 3.4 52
2018 Curveball LAD L 757 74.6 64.5 3.2 5 17.8 6.7 60
2018 Cutter LAD L 9 84.3 29.3 2 6 1.6 -1.6 -49
2018 Slider LAD L 80 72.3 53.7 3.8 8 21.7 4.1 23
2017 Changeup LAD L 4 83.3 30.2 -1.1 -3 16.7 3 22
2017 Slider LAD L 16 73.2 51 3.6 8 19.9 6.2 46
2017 4-Seamer LAD L 1188 89.2 14.1 2.7 16 12.1 4.6 61
2017 Cutter LAD L 69 84.8 23.9 6.5 21 3.9 -6.4 -257
2017 Curveball LAD L 912 74.1 61 1.4 2 16.1 5 45
2017 Sinker LAD L 33 87.5 25.8 -5.4 -17 20.1 4.1 26
2016 Slider LAD L 27 80.1 43.3 2.3 6 4.9 -0.8 -14
2016 Changeup LAD L 31 83.4 28.1 -2.2 -7 14.3 1.2 9
2016 Curveball LAD L 883 75 61.4 3.6 6 15.5 5.8 60
2016 Sinker LAD L 34 89.4 24.7 -3.5 -12 19.4 2.9 18
2016 4-Seamer LAD L 811 90.9 14.6 0.8 5 12.8 4.7 59
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
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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 Changeup -2.4 -1 41 2.7 7 .143 .143 .129 27.8 0 0 .278 .349 .279 14.3
2021 Sinker 2.7 1 51 3.4 10 .143 .571 .41 42.9 50 35.7 .13 .372 .356 50
2021 Cutter -2.3 -2 68 4.5 18 .176 .235 .208 9.1 5.6 16.7 .201 .292 .24 31.3
2021 Slider 0.1 0 72 4.8 22 .063 .25 .25 46.9 31.8 19.4 .159 .349 .342 30
2021 4-Seamer 0.6 4 692 45.8 170 .278 .55 .383 22.5 26.5 28.7 .252 .493 .348 43.1
2021 Curveball -1 -6 587 38.8 183 .199 .292 .271 21 18.6 16.5 .234 .364 .311 32.3
2020 Cutter 1.3 0 22 3.6 4 .5 .5 .45 8.3 0 0 .385 .578 .416 50
2020 Sinker -2.1 0 16 2.6 7 0 0 .1 12.5 28.6 16.7 .17 .179 .211 25
2020 Slider -1.9 0 21 3.4 8 .167 .167 .288 18.2 50 26.7 .14 .191 .282 100
2020 4-Seamer -1.2 -3 273 44.1 59 .245 .472 .343 17.4 18.6 23.9 .291 .64 .417 40.5
2020 Curveball -1.1 -3 284 45.9 78 .174 .203 .228 15.6 17.9 14.6 .24 .332 .299 18.2
2020 Changeup 3 0 3 0.5 0
2019 Cutter 14.3 0 3 0.3 1 .7 0 0 0 .7
2019 Changeup -1.6 0 8 0.8 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .411 .465 .37 0
2019 Sinker -3.7 0 7 0.7 3 .333 .333 .3 33.3 66.7 40 .32 .331 .288 0
2019 Slider 8.1 2 30 3.1 12 .25 .75 .408 38.9 50 35.3 .151 .322 .192 33.3
2019 4-Seamer -2.2 -11 501 51.9 93 .229 .482 .322 28.9 33.3 22.1 .197 .393 .279 35.7
2019 Curveball -0.8 -3 400 41.4 123 .211 .303 .281 20 24.4 20.1 .193 .264 .25 22.5
2018 Cutter 1.4 0 9 0.4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2018 Sinker 0.6 1 90 4.3 26 .16 .4 .25 20.5 26.9 18.4 .183 .3 .229 22.2
2018 Slider 2.7 2 80 3.8 31 .172 .414 .302 24.3 29 18.8 .179 .351 .255 20
2018 Curveball -0.7 -5 757 36 213 .221 .316 .292 20.9 25.8 21.2 .233 .332 .294 28.1
2018 4-Seamer -0.4 -5 1166 55.4 273 .23 .464 .324 27.2 28.9 26.2 .23 .47 .323 46
2017 Changeup -10.7 0 4 0.2 1 0 0 0 100 100 100 0
2017 Slider -1.4 0 16 0.7 5 .2 .2 .18 20 40 28.6 .123 .198 .134 33.3
2017 Sinker -0.8 0 33 1.5 7 .2 .2 .329 9.1 14.3 7.7 .125 .135 .281 25
2017 Cutter -1.7 -1 69 3.1 18 .176 .176 .239 20.6 38.9 30.4 .121 .184 .161 30
2017 4-Seamer -1.2 -14 1188 53.4 250 .174 .379 .278 32 34.4 28.6 .17 .365 .265 34.8
2017 Curveball 0.1 1 912 41 269 .23 .345 .313 25.1 25.7 18.5 .226 .344 .297 24.3
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
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Spin Direction

Year Pitch Type Pitches MPH Active Spin % Total Movement (In.) Spin-Based Observed Deviation
2020 Curveball 255 72.7 93 25.8 4:15 4:15 0
2020 Cutter 20 83.4 45 7.6 12:15 1:00 -45
2020 4-Seam Fastball 260 87.9 96 20.7 11:00 11:00 0
2020 Sinker 15 86 93 19.9 10:00 9:30 30
2020 Slider 16 70.9 84 25.1 3:15 3:30 -15
2021 Changeup 41 80 96 17.3 10:30 10:15 15
2021 Curveball 580 71.9 95 26.2 4:15 4:15 0
2021 Cutter 68 83.7 47 9.7 12:00 12:30 -30
2021 4-Seam Fastball 692 88.2 93 21.1 11:00 11:15 -15
2021 Sinker 50 84.9 87 19.6 9:45 9:45 0
2021 Slider 72 69.6 88 24.5 3:15 3:15 0
! Note: This table is showing data from the PITCHER perspective.
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Swing/Take

Runs
Year Team PA Pitches Heart Shadow Chase Waste All
2008 84 335 -5 -5 3 4 -3
2009 269 1104 3 3 11 7 24
2011 30 130 -3 -3 0 1 -4
2012 82 346 -1 -2 3 1 1
2013 175 767 1 -8 4 6 2
2014 28 114 1 -1 0 1 1
2015 105 428 -6 -5 1 1 -9
2016 488 2021 -23 -25 12 9 -27
2017 622 2498 -16 -25 10 13 -19
2018 616 2363 -15 -18 12 9 -12
2019 253 1024 -7 -14 5 4 -11
2020 156 619 -8 -6 4 3 -7
2021 410 1511 -5 -19 12 8 -3
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Plate Discipline

Season Pitches Zone % Zone Swing % Zone Contact % Chase % Chase Contact % Edge % 1st Pitch Strike % Swing % Whiff % Meatball % Meatball Swing %
2015 434 61.7 59.5 75.2 25 68.3 43.5 61.3 46.5 27.2 8.9 55.3
2016 1819 55.5 57.2 74.6 25.3 63.9 42.8 60.6 42.8 28 9.8 60.2
2017 2224 54 61.3 76.5 26.8 55.1 41.7 62.1 45.5 28.1 9.1 69.5
2018 2104 55.5 64.2 80.9 25.8 56.4 43.7 65.3 47.1 24.6 10.1 72.6
2019 966 54.9 64.5 75.7 27.8 66.1 42.2 64.9 47.9 25.7 10.2 72.7