Tim Hill
P | Bats/Throws: R/L | 6' 4" 210LBS | Age: 34
Draft: 2014 | Rd: 32, #963, Kansas City Royals | Bacone College
W L ERA G GS SV IP SO WHIP
2022 3 0 3.56 55 0 0 48 25 1.23
2023 1 4 5.48 48 0 0 44.1 26 1.65
2024 3 0 4.46 36 0 0 36.1 17 1.76
7 Seasons 19 14 4.20 356 0 4 291.2 225 1.36
G W-L ERA IP SO WHIP
2022 55 3-0 3.56 48 25 1.23
2023 48 1-4 5.48 44.1 26 1.65
2024 36 3-0 4.46 36.1 17 1.76
7 Seasons 356 19-14 4.20 291.2 225 1.36
MLB Percentile Rankings
Pitch Distribution

Statcast 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% ERA xERA
2018 28 779 140 5 3.6 2.5 87.8 109.5 -1.1 22.1 .225 .324 .303 .279 .318 29.4 21.2 7.1 4.53 3.25
2019 29 634 105 5 4.8 3.1 88.2 108.1 3.7 29.5 .202 .320 .275 .266 .303 34.3 24.2 8.1 3.63 3.07
2020 30 348 51 3 5.9 3.8 85.1 107.1 0.5 35.3 .238 .371 .316 .302 .366 33.3 25.3 7.6 4.50 3.84
2021 31 961 170 13 7.6 5.1 87.4 112.4 2.8 22.9 .229 .379 .301 .301 .345 38.8 22.0 9.0 3.62 3.81
2022 32 745 156 2 1.3 1.0 88.2 111.3 1.6 22.4 .235 .300 .282 .274 .272 34.0 12.6 7.0 3.56 3.08
2023 33 716 156 8 5.1 4.0 89.9 111.0 1.9 21.8 .277 .431 .390 .342 .353 44.2 12.9 6.9 5.48 5.03
2024 34 594 144 1 0.7 0.6 87.7 111.7 -4.9 20.1 .274 .333 .338 .292 .298 38.9 9.9 5.8 4.46 3.41
Player 4777 922 37 4.0 2.9 88.0 112.4 0.6 23.5 .241 .352 .315 .294 .319 36.7 17.8 7.4
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.

Statcast Pitch Arsenal

Hill relies on 3 pitches.
Sinker
(64.1%) ,
Four Seamer
(29.5%) ,
Slider
(6.4%) ,


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Pitch Tracking



Batted Ball Profile

Season GB % FB % LD % PU % Pull % Straight % Oppo % Weak % Topped % Under % Flare/Burner % Solid % Barrel % Barrel/PA
2018 63.6 12.1 21.4 2.9 29.3 40.7 30.0 2.9 49.3 12.1 24.3 2.9 3.6 2.5
2019 58.1 14.3 19.0 8.6 35.2 41.9 22.9 2.9 47.6 17.1 22.9 3.8 4.8 3.1
2020 52.9 13.7 29.4 3.9 29.4 37.3 33.3 11.8 35.3 17.6 23.5 3.9 5.9 3.8
2021 61.8 20.0 13.5 4.7 24.7 44.7 30.6 9.4 40.6 18.2 20.0 3.5 7.6 5.1
2022 59.0 14.1 21.2 5.8 36.5 34.6 28.8 2.6 49.4 21.2 21.8 2.6 1.3 1.0
2023 63.5 18.6 16.7 1.3 31.4 37.2 31.4 4.5 46.2 14.7 23.7 5.1 5.1 4.0
2024 66.0 12.5 19.4 2.1 34.7 38.2 27.1 6.3 47.2 11.8 29.2 4.2 0.7 0.6
Player 61.6 15.4 19.0 4.0 31.6 39.4 29.1 5.3 45.9 16.1 23.5 3.7 4.0 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.

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
2024 Sinker NYY L 381 88.7 39.6 0.2 0 16.1 0.2 1
2024 4-Seam Fastball NYY L 175 90.8 29.0 -0.4 -1 17.7 0.5 3
2024 Slider NYY L 38 82.1 35.6 0.3 1 1.1 -4.0 -138
2023 Cutter SD L 32 87.9 31.1 -1.1 -4 9.6 -3.5 58
2023 Sinker SD L 301 88.6 39.6 0.9 2 16.1 0.1 0
2023 4-Seam Fastball SD L 345 90.6 30.1 -0.2 -1 17.7 0.1 1
2023 Slider SD L 38 83.3 36.5 0.2 1 3.7 -1.3 56
2022 Slider SD L 68 82.4 36.5 0.7 2 1.6 -5.4 -142
2022 4-Seam Fastball SD L 221 91.4 28.4 -0.9 -3 17.4 1.2 7
2022 Cutter SD L 50 88.9 29.2 0.0 0 8.0 0.0 0
2022 Sinker SD L 406 89.5 38.5 2.2 6 15.8 -0.1 -1
2021 Slider SD L 145 84.7 34.5 -0.3 -1 2.5 -2.2 705
2021 Cutter SD L 2 87.4 33.8 0.0 0 7.3 0.0 1
2021 Changeup SD L 2 86.1 38.0 0.0 0 14.7 0.0 0
2021 4-Seam Fastball SD L 472 92.0 28.5 -0.3 -1 19.0 0.2 1
2021 Sinker SD L 337 91.1 34.9 -0.5 -1 18.3 0.3 1
2020 4-Seam Fastball SD L 153 91.4 28.6 0.0 0 18.3 0.0 0
2020 Sinker SD L 160 89.8 37.9 -0.1 0 17.1 0.0 0
2020 Slider SD L 35 80.3 38.7 -0.1 0 0.5 -0.3 124
2019 Sinker KC L 279 89.9 39.3 -0.3 -1 14.4 0.0 0
2019 Slider KC L 155 78.0 39.1 0.9 2 3.6 -1.8 -34
2019 4-Seam Fastball KC L 198 90.4 31.6 0.1 0 17.4 -0.1 -1
2018 Sinker KC L 342 90.5 40.5 -0.1 0 13.8 -0.1 -1
2018 Slider KC L 178 80.4 36.8 -0.1 0 1.9 -0.6 -24
2018 4-Seam Fastball KC L 248 91.5 30.2 -0.1 0 17.4 0.0 0
! 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 %
2024 Sinker 0.2 1 381 64.1 120 .324 .342 .348 7.1 4.2 7.2 .290 .354 .312 39.3
2024 4-Seam Fastball -4.2 -7 175 29.5 46 .341 .477 .371 21.5 26.1 16.2 .225 .273 .238 34.4
2024 Slider -3.5 -1 38 6.4 5 .600 .600 .540 37.5 0.0 0.0 .345 .397 .329 60.0
2023 4-Seam Fastball -1.0 -4 345 48.2 88 .267 .440 .362 18.4 18.2 13.1 .247 .443 .347 43.3
2023 Sinker -2.5 -8 301 42.0 89 .366 .476 .407 10.9 6.7 11.3 .302 .409 .335 42.9
2023 Slider -5.2 -2 38 5.3 13 .364 .818 .450 17.4 15.4 9.1 .337 .631 .390 54.5
2023 Cutter -8.6 -3 32 4.5 12 .500 1.000 .642 13.3 16.7 22.2 .238 .307 .312 50.0
2022 Sinker 1.0 4 406 54.5 115 .311 .377 .337 6.4 7.0 11.6 .268 .333 .298 40.8
2022 4-Seam Fastball 2.1 5 221 29.7 51 .114 .136 .195 25.0 31.4 15.5 .155 .201 .231 25.0
2022 Slider 0.6 0 68 9.1 16 .214 .214 .169 33.3 6.3 7.1 .196 .227 .187 26.7
2022 Cutter -4.3 -2 50 6.7 16 .267 .467 .338 23.1 0.0 0.0 .278 .430 .329 13.3
2021 4-Seam Fastball -0.1 0 475 49.4 129 .200 .327 .300 24.8 30.2 18.8 .206 .347 .300 34.7
2021 Sinker 1.5 5 337 35.1 90 .265 .422 .351 20.2 12.2 15.7 .264 .396 .302 44.0
2021 Slider -0.7 -1 145 15.1 31 .241 .517 .342 21.1 19.4 14.6 .219 .449 .306 34.8
2021 Cutter -3.1 0 2 0.2 -- -- -- -- -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
2021 Changeup -0.7 0 2 0.2 -- -- -- -- -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
2020 Sinker -0.8 -1 160 46.0 43 .342 .500 .413 12.3 7.0 6.3 .336 .456 .386 34.3
2020 4-Seam Fastball 1.3 2 153 44.0 29 .111 .333 .248 37.1 51.7 20.5 .120 .284 .204 41.7
2020 Slider 2.9 1 35 10.1 6 .167 .333 .208 9.1 33.3 16.7 .169 .244 .177 0.0
2019 Sinker -1.5 -4 279 44.0 71 .317 .476 .404 6.4 7.0 7.5 .260 .358 .308 37.3
2019 4-Seam Fastball 1.5 3 199 31.4 52 .152 .239 .230 32.2 40.4 26.3 .130 .198 .203 28.0
2019 Slider 4.1 6 155 24.4 36 .118 .206 .169 32.5 36.1 24.1 .192 .416 .274 33.3
2018 Sinker 0.6 2 342 43.9 93 .213 .315 .277 15.7 17.2 16.7 .206 .284 .240 34.2
2018 4-Seam Fastball 0.9 2 248 31.8 64 .216 .294 .293 17.5 25.0 15.2 .181 .308 .299 21.6
2018 Slider -2.8 -5 178 22.8 37 .429 .629 .453 28.9 27.0 16.4 .342 .451 .352 26.9
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
! Note: To better align with other values, positive numbers (red) are good, and negative numbers (blue) are poor.
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Spin Direction

Year Pitch Type Pitches MPH Active Spin % Total Movement (In.) Spin-Based Observed Deviation
2024 4-Seam Fastball 156 90.7 95 18.9 9:15 9:15 0
2024 Sinker 339 88.7 89 18.1 9:00 8:15 45
2024 Slider 38 82.1 42 4.5 11:00 11:30 -30
2023 Cutter 27 87.8 79 11.1 9:30 9:30 0
2023 4-Seam Fastball 266 90.5 95 18.9 9:00 9:15 -15
2023 Sinker 247 88.7 91 18.1 9:00 8:15 45
2023 Slider 35 83.2 53 4.8 10:00 9:45 15
2022 Cutter 47 88.9 75 9.7 9:30 10:00 -30
2022 4-Seam Fastball 217 91.4 95 18.6 9:15 9:15 0
2022 Sinker 383 89.5 92 17.7 9:15 8:15 60
2022 Slider 65 82.4 44 4.1 10:30 11:00 -30
2021 4-Seam Fastball 449 92.0 98 20.1 9:15 9:15 0
2021 Sinker 314 91.1 96 19.5 9:15 8:45 30
2021 Slider 140 84.8 46 4.2 10:45 10:30 15
2020 4-Seam Fastball 108 91.3 96 19.6 9:15 9:15 0
2020 Sinker 80 89.9 94 19.1 9:15 8:30 45
2020 Slider 12 80.6 40 2.7 11:15 11:00 15
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Swing/Take

Runs
Year Team PA Pitches Heart Shadow Chase Waste All
2018 194 768 5 3 -6 -2 -1
2019 159 633 4 9 -6 -2 5
2020 88 397 6 4 -4 -2 3
2021 250 961 4 13 -9 -5 4
2022 207 777 18 1 -8 -2 9
2023 202 716 -4 0 -8 -3 -16
2024 171 594 -2 -2 -2 -2 -8
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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 %
2018 779 55.1 65.5 82.3 28.7 70.7 44.9 65.7 48.9 19.2 9.8 76.0
2019 634 55.3 68.6 82.1 23.0 63.1 43.4 61.0 48.1 20.3 8.5 81.5
2020 348 48.6 60.9 78.6 33.0 74.6 46.6 60.8 46.6 22.8 4.9 58.8
2021 961 55.9 65.0 78.2 27.1 67.8 41.9 64.4 48.3 22.6 9.4 68.9
2022 745 53.0 65.3 89.5 25.7 67.8 42.3 55.1 46.7 15.5 8.5 76.2
2023 716 53.3 67.5 88.8 30.1 75.2 43.8 55.9 50.1 15.0 7.5 83.3
2024 594 56.8 64.8 91.3 28.8 70.3 44.9 69.0 49.3 12.6 9.2 74.5
Player 4,777 54.4 65.7 84.4 27.7 70.0 43.7 61.7 48.4 18.3 8.6 75.2
MLB 48.6 67.0 82.0 28.4 57.9 42.6 61.0 47.2 24.8 7.3 76.2
! Note: All figures in this table cover the period 2015-present.

Percentile Rankings

Year xwOBA /
xERA
xBA xSLG xISO xOBP Brl Brl% EV Hard
Hit%
K% BB% Whiff% Chase
Rate
FB
Velo
FB
Spin
CB
Spin
Extension
2018 23 35 87
2019 11 26 92
2020 61 51 62 70 50 74 63 93 71 60 62 23 88 15 28 96
2021 63 62 60 59 46 67 52 79 48 37 39 22 42 21 42 87
2022 7 23 92
2023 6 27 87
2024 72 13 87 99 41 99 100 76 48 1 80 1 55 3 25 85
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Expected Home Runs

Year Team Avg HR Trot Actual HR xHR HR-xHR Doubters Mostly Gone No Doubters No Doubter %

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR

Year to Year Changes

Metric 2018 2019 +/-   2020 +/-   2021 +/-   2022 +/-   2023 +/-   2024 +/-  
Fastball Velocity 91.0 90.1 -0.9 90.6 0.5 91.6 1.0 90.1 -1.5 89.5 -0.6 89.4 -0.1
Offspeed Velocity 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 86.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Breaking Velocity 80.4 78.0 -2.4 80.3 2.3 84.7 4.4 82.4 -2.3 83.3 0.9 82.1 -1.2
Exit Velocity 87.8 88.2 0.4 85.1 -3.1 87.4 2.3 88.2 0.8 89.9 1.7 87.7 -2.2
Launch Angle -1.1 3.7 4.8 0.5 -3.2 2.8 2.3 1.6 -1.2 1.9 0.3 -4.9 -6.8
Barrel % 3.6 4.8 1.2 5.9 1.1 7.6 1.7 1.3 -6.3 5.1 3.8 0.7 -4.4
Hard Hit % 29.4 34.3 4.9 33.3 -1.0 38.8 5.5 34.0 -4.8 44.2 10.2 38.9 -5.3
LA Sweet-Spot % 22.1 29.5 7.4 35.3 5.8 22.9 -12.4 22.4 -0.5 21.8 -0.6 20.1 -1.7
xBA .225 .202 -0.023 .238 0.036 .229 -0.009 .235 0.006 .277 0.042 .274 -0.003
BA .257 .217 -0.040 .239 0.022 .230 -0.009 .251 0.021 .331 0.080 .338 0.007
xwOBA .279 .266 -0.013 .302 0.036 .301 -0.001 .274 -0.027 .342 0.068 .292 -0.050
wOBA .303 .275 -0.028 .316 0.041 .301 -0.015 .282 -0.019 .390 0.108 .338 -0.052
xSLG .324 .320 -0.004 .371 0.051 .379 0.008 .300 -0.079 .431 0.131 .333 -0.098
SLG .374 .336 -0.038 .423 0.087 .387 -0.036 .313 -0.074 .511 0.198 .388 -0.123
K% 21.2 24.2 3.0 25.3 1.1 22.0 -3.3 12.6 -9.4 12.9 0.3 9.9 -3.0
BB% 7.1 8.1 1.0 7.6 -0.5 9.0 1.4 7.0 -2.0 6.9 -0.1 5.8 -1.1
Swing % 48.9 48.1 -0.8 46.6 -1.5 48.3 1.7 46.7 -1.6 50.1 3.4 49.3 -0.8
Whiff% 19.2 20.3 1.1 22.8 2.5 22.6 -0.2 15.5 -7.1 15.0 -0.5 12.6 -2.4
In Zone % 55.1 55.3 0.2 48.6 -6.7 55.9 7.3 53.0 -2.9 53.3 0.3 56.8 3.5
Out of Zone % 44.9 44.7 -0.2 51.4 6.7 44.1 -7.3 47.0 2.9 46.7 -0.3 43.2 -3.5
Out of Zone Swing % 28.7 23.0 -5.7 33.0 10.0 27.1 -5.9 25.7 -1.4 30.1 4.4 28.8 -1.3
First Pitch Swing % 29.8 28.3 -1.5 24.1 -4.2 32.8 8.7 28.3 -4.5 29.2 0.9 32.7 3.5
First Pitch Strike % 65.7 61.0 -4.7 60.8 -0.2 64.4 3.6 55.1 -9.3 55.9 0.8 69.0 13.1
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Statcast Fielder Positioning

vs RHHvs LHH
YearAlignment TypePAwOBAPATotal%PATotal%
2018 Shifts 197 .301 115 5 4.3 82 13 15.9
2019 Shifts 159 .275 94 2 2.1 65 8 12.3
2020 Shifts 78 .316 33 1 3.0 45 1 2.2
2021 Shifts 250 .301 117 0 0.0 133 19 14.3
2022 Shifts 195 .286 114 0 0.0 81 2 2.5
2023 Shades 195 .389 106 1 0.9 89 2 2.2
2024 Shades 171 .338 98 2 2.0 73 7 9.6
! 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 %
2018 177 18.5 4.5% 0.0% 178 20.3 2.2% 2.2%
2019 135 17.8 5.2% 1.5% 165 21.1 1.2% 2.4%
2020 78 18.5 2.6% 0.0% 90 21.1 0.0% 2.2%
2021 224 17.0 14.7% 0.9% 228 21.4 0.4% 3.9%
2022 203 17.1 16.7% 2.0% 162 18.4 4.9% 4.3%
2023 180 14.4 64.4% 0.0% 140 15.1 47.9% 1.4%
2024 117 14.9 54.7% 0.0% 143 15.3 44.1% 0.0%
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Pitch Distribution