Billy Hamilton

Cincinnati Reds

Hitter-At-A-Glance

Billy Hamilton has seen 4,768 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 (369 seen), he has had a patient approach at the plate (0.16 c) with a low likelihood to swing and miss (8% whiff/swing). When he connects (63 tracked), he generates non-existent power (82.7 mph average exit velocity) and sprays the ball to all fields (-2.3° average spray angle).

Against Breaking Pitches (84 seen), he has had a very patient approach at the plate (0.34 c) with a below average likelihood to swing and miss (23% whiff/swing). When he connects (9 tracked), he generates non-existent power (79 mph average exit velocity) and consistently goes the other way (-2.6° average spray angle).

Against Offspeed Pitches (52 seen), he has had an exceptionally aggressive approach at the plate (-0.65 c) with a league average likelihood to swing and miss (37% whiff/swing). When he connects (9 tracked), he generates below average power (81.8 mph average exit velocity) and sprays the ball to all fields (11.8° average spray angle).