Billy Hamilton

Cincinnati Reds

Hitter-At-A-Glance

Although he has not seen a pitch in 2016, Billy Hamilton saw 4,263 pitches that were tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2011 and 2015.

In 2015, compared to how other hitters perform with similar pitches:
Against Fastballs (1,179 seen), he had a patient approach at the plate (0.16 c) with a league average likelihood to swing and miss (14% whiff/swing). When he connected (156 tracked), he generated below average power (85 mph average exit velocity) and sprays the ball to all fields (3.1° average spray angle).

Against Breaking Pitches (272 seen), he had a steady approach at the plate (0.05 c) with a league average likelihood to swing and miss (27% whiff/swing). When he connected (29 tracked), he generated little-to-no power (80.3 mph average exit velocity) and often goes the other way (-1° average spray angle).

Against Offspeed Pitches (219 seen), he had a very patient approach at the plate (0.02 c) with a league average likelihood to swing and miss (33% whiff/swing). When he connected (18 tracked), he generated little-to-no power (79.7 mph average exit velocity) and consistently goes the other way (-6.8° average spray angle).