Billy Hamilton

Cincinnati Reds

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Hitter-At-A-Glance

Billy Hamilton has seen 6,045 pitches that have been tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2011 and 2016.

In 2016, compared to how other hitters perform with similar pitches:
Against Fastballs (1,208 seen), he has had a steady approach at the plate (0.13 c) with a league average likelihood to swing and miss (13% whiff/swing). When he connects (200 tracked), he generates little-to-no power (84.6 mph average exit velocity) and sprays the ball to all fields (-2.6° average spray angle).

Against Breaking Pitches (352 seen), he has had a very patient approach at the plate (0.34 c) with a league average likelihood to swing and miss (29% whiff/swing). When he connects (32 tracked), he generates little-to-no power (80 mph average exit velocity) and sprays the ball to all fields (2.3° average spray angle).

Against Offspeed Pitches (220 seen), he has had a steady approach at the plate (-0.15 c) with a high likelihood to swing and miss (45% whiff/swing). When he connects (26 tracked), he generates non-existent power (76.6 mph average exit velocity) and consistently goes the other way (-3.9° average spray angle).