Josh Hamilton

Texas Rangers

Hitter-At-A-Glance

Although he has not seen a pitch in 2018, Josh Hamilton saw 16,172 pitches that were tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2007 and 2015.

In 2015, compared to how other hitters perform with similar pitches:
Against Fastballs (343 seen), he had a very aggressive approach at the plate (-0.15 c) with an above average likelihood to swing and miss (20% whiff/swing). When he connected (52 tracked), he generated average power (89.8 mph average exit velocity) and is a dead pull hitter (14.2° average spray angle).

Against Breaking Pitches (231 seen), he had an exceptionally aggressive approach at the plate (-0.37 c) with a high likelihood to swing and miss (41% whiff/swing). When he connected (29 tracked), he generated average power (87.1 mph average exit velocity) and is a dead pull hitter (23.8° average spray angle).

Against Offspeed Pitches (159 seen), he had an exceptionally aggressive approach at the plate (-0.65 c) with a disastrously high likelihood to swing and miss (56% whiff/swing). When he connected (21 tracked), he generated below average power (82.9 mph average exit velocity) and has slight pull tendencies (16.2° average spray angle).