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Sam Hilliard
RF | B/T: L/L | 6' 5" 236LBS | Age: 27

Draft: 2015 | Rd: 15, #437, Colorado Rockies | Wichita State
Poor Avg Great

Stats

PA AB R H HR RBI SB AVG OBP SLG OPS
2021 30 28 4 3 2 4 0 .107 .167 .393 .560
3 Seasons 231 210 30 46 15 27 5 .219 .290 .510 .800
AVG HR RBI SB OPS
2021 .107 2 4 0 .560
3 Seasons .219 15 27 5 .800

Statcast Batting Statistics

Season Pitches Batted Balls Barrels Barrel % Exit Velocity Max EV Launch Angle Sweet Spot % XBA XSLG WOBA XWOBA XWOBACON HardHit% K% BB%
2019 383 54 7 13 90.8 114.1 8.4 37 .243 .480 .407 .345 .427 42.6 26.4 10.3
2020 492 63 6 9.5 88.3 111 10.8 20.6 .189 .338 .301 .262 .373 44.4 36.8 7.9
2021 99 15 2 13.3 84.6 113.5 12.4 40 .245 .503 .247 .325 .516 26.7 37 7.4
974 132 15 11.4 88.9 114.1 10 29.5 .216 .411 .336 .301 .411 41.7 32.9 8.8
6.4 88.3 122.2 11.9 32.8 .243 .402 .318 .313 .362 35.1 21.8 8.4




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 63 63.6 14 13 1 0 0 0 1 7 6 .077 .202 .308 .434 .197 .295 82.5 20 58.8 33.3
2021 Breaking 23 23.2 9 9 1 0 0 1 0 3 6 .111 .261 .333 .322 .178 .249 86.7 -2 36.4 21.4
2021 Offspeed 13 13.1 3 3 1 0 0 0 1 0 3 .333 .385 1.333 1.342 .687 .692 84.7 27 16.7 0.0
2020 Fastballs 302 61.4 67 62 17 10 1 2 4 22 40 .274 .213 .548 .381 .367 .286 89.6 13 33.8 24.7
2020 Breaking 123 25.0 31 29 3 1 0 0 2 14 15 .103 .159 .310 .317 .201 .234 80.9 8 43.4 31.1
2020 Offspeed 67 13.6 16 14 2 1 1 0 0 6 8 .143 .143 .214 .195 .220 .214 88.8 2 51.4 31.6
! 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 %
2019 44.4 27.8 24.1 3.7 51.9 33.3 14.8 1.9 35.2 25.9 18.5 5.6 13
2020 50.8 19 20.6 9.5 46 33.3 20.6 7.9 33.3 20.6 22.2 3.2 9.5
2021 46.7 26.7 20 6.7 46.7 26.7 26.7 0 40 20 26.7 0 13.3
47.7 23.5 22 6.8 48.5 32.6 18.9 4.5 34.8 22.7 21.2 3.8 11.4
45.3 22 25.6 7.1 36.6 37.9 25.5 3.5 33.5 24.3 24.5 5.6 6.4

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 Sinker -1.1 0 10 10.1 3 .333 1.333 .667 20 66.7 50 .332 1.283 .644 100
2021 Changeup 2.6 0 13 13.1 3 .333 1.333 .667 16.7 0 0 .385 1.342 .692 33.3
2021 Cutter -3.8 -1 16 16.2 4 0 0 .175 66.7 25 25 .128 .14 .262 0
2021 Curveball -7.9 -1 10 10.1 4 0 0 0 25 25 16.7 .226 .319 .229 66.7
2021 Slider 7.3 1 13 13.1 5 .2 .6 .32 42.9 40 25 .289 .324 .265 0
2021 4-Seamer -3.9 -1 37 37.4 7 0 0 0 65 57.1 30.8 .179 .196 .164 0
2020 Splitter 2.8 0 12 2.4 3 .333 .333 .3 66.7 66.7 40 .24 .326 .236 100
2020 Cutter 1.8 1 33 6.7 8 .5 .667 .556 38.5 25 25 .437 .739 .551 25
2020 Curveball -2.3 -1 45 9.1 12 .083 .333 .167 47.1 50 33.3 .152 .352 .213 50
2020 Changeup -2.5 -1 53 10.8 13 .091 .182 .204 46.2 30.8 28.6 .116 .16 .209 28.6
2020 Sinker 0.5 0 72 14.6 17 .2 .6 .371 25.7 35.3 26.1 .181 .442 .31 44.4
2020 Slider -1 -1 78 15.9 19 .118 .294 .226 41.7 42.1 29.6 .163 .292 .248 22.2
2020 4-Seamer -1.2 -2 197 40 42 .268 .512 .338 36.2 33.3 24.1 .192 .306 .225 55.6
2020 N/A 1.5 0 2 0.4
2019 Splitter -8.3 -1 6 1.6 3 0 0 0 50 66.7 40 .028 .03 .026 0
2019 Cutter -1.9 -1 29 7.6 6 .167 .333 .208 21.4 16.7 12.5 .233 .326 .237 40
2019 Slider -0.9 0 50 13.1 10 .222 .556 .36 27.3 30 13 .254 .577 .375 33.3
2019 Changeup 1 0 48 12.5 11 .3 .7 .441 16.7 9.1 7.1 .415 .991 .58 55.6
2019 Curveball -2.1 -1 59 15.4 12 .083 .25 .133 46.7 50 26.1 .099 .152 .107 33.3
2019 Sinker 3.8 2 57 14.9 14 .5 .75 .564 13.8 7.1 5.6 .382 .603 .46 45.5
2019 4-Seamer 4.3 6 134 35 31 .32 .96 .555 32.7 29 20.5 .2 .431 .345 43.8
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
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Swing/Take

Runs
Year Team PA Pitches Heart Shadow Chase Waste All
2019 87 383 2 -1 2 2 6
2020 114 492 -4 -4 2 1 -4
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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 %
2019 383 45.4 61.5 79.4 25.4 60.4 40.2 24.1 41.8 26.9 6.8 69.2
2020 492 47.4 66.1 70.8 29.3 40.8 40 26.3 46.7 38.7 9.6 72.3
2021 99 58.6 67.2 51.3 29.3 50 51.5 37 51.5 49 8.1 75
974 47.7 64.5 71.3 27.7 48.9 41.3 26.8 45.3 35.6 8.3 71.6
48.4 66.6 82.2 28.4 58.9 42.6 29 46.9 24.4 7.2 75.7

Percentile Rankings

Year xwOBA xBA xSLG xISO xOBP Brl Brl% EV HardHit% K% BB% Whiff% Speed OAA
2019 93
2020 98 23
2021 82 70
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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 20.5 7 8.2 -1 0 3 6 85.7
2020 21.8 6 6 0 1 2 4 66.7
2021 22.4 2 2 0 0 0 2 100

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2019 7 9 9 9 8 8 8 8 9 9 9 8 8 8 8 8 8 8 7 8 7 8 8 9 8 9 8 8 8 8 9
2020 6 6 7 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 4 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6
2021 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 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 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 +/-  
Exit Velocity 90.8 88.3 -2.5 84.6 -3.7
Launch Angle 8.4 10.8 2.4 12.4 1.6
Barrel % 13 9.5 -3.5 13.3 3.8
Hard Hit % 42.6 44.4 1.8 26.7 -17.7
Sweet Spot % 37 20.6 -16.4 40 19.4
xBA .243 .189 -0.054 .245 0.056
BA .273 .21 -0.063 .12 -0.09
xwOBA .345 .262 -0.083 .325 0.063
wOBA .407 .301 -0.106 .247 -0.054
xSLG .48 .338 -0.142 .503 0.165
SLG .649 .438 -0.211 .44 0.002
K% 26.4 36.8 10.4 37 0.2
BB% 10.3 7.9 -2.4 7.4 -0.5
Swing % 41.8 46.7 4.9 51.5 4.8
Whiff% 26.9 38.7 11.8 49 10.3
In Zone Swing % 45.4 47.4 2 58.6 11.2
Out of Zone Swing % 54.6 52.6 -2 41.4 -11.2
First Pitch Swing % 24.1 26.3 2.2 37 10.7
First Pitch Strike % 60.9 55.3 -5.6 59.3 4
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Statcast Shift Statistics

SeasonBat SidePAShifts%wOBA - No ShiftwOBA - Shift
2019 L 87 56 64.4 .321 .455
2020 L 112 84 75.0 .267 .320
2021 L 26 19 73.1 .229 .254