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2019 Projections (Preseason PECOTA - seasonal age 23)
PA AVG HR R RBI SB DRC+ WARP
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Birth Date12-30-1995
Height6' 2"
Weight195 lbs
Age23 years, 10 months, 20 days
BatsR
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WARP Summary

MLB Statistics

YEAR TEAM AGE G PA H 2B 3B HR BB SO HBP SB CS AVG OBP SLG DRC+ DRAA BRR FRAA BWARP

Statistics for All Levels

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YEAR Team Lg LG G PA oppAVG oppOBP oppSLG BABIP BPF BRAA repLVL POS_ADJ DRC+ DRC+ SD FRAA BRR DRAA BWARP
2014 ONE A- NYP 19 78 .000 .000 .000 .313 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2014 TGR Rk GCL 28 119 .000 .000 .000 .241 0.0 85 0 0.0 0.0 -5.6 0.0
2015 WMI A MID 53 235 .254 .314 .356 .298 101 -0.6 6.5 0.4 97 0 2.5 1.2 -4.1 0.7
2016 WMI A MID 93 415 .252 .319 .361 .361 99 1.9 11.0 -1.4 96 0 -1.5 6.6 -7.7 0.8
2017 WMI A MID 35 168 .259 .333 .397 .374 98 9.1 4.7 -0.7 115 0 0.1 2.2 2.7 1.0
2017 LAK A+ FSL 9 38 .250 .305 .345 .286 85 0.7 1.1 -0.1 84 0 -0.1 1.5 -0.5 0.2
2017 TGW Rk GCL 14 61 .250 .332 .346 .206 95 -0.3 1.9 -0.6 70 0 0.6 1.2 -1.3 0.2
2018 LAK A+ FSL 106 383 .250 .323 .362 .338 96 -8.1 10.9 -1.1 81 0 -4.2 3.7 -6.8 0.3
2019 ERI AA EAS 120 526 .243 .312 .373 .321 103 2.5 14.0 -0.9 92 0 9.1 0.7 -2.9 2.2

Statistics For All Levels

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Year Team lvl LG PA AB R H 2B 3B HR TB RBI BB SO SB CS AVG OBP SLG ISO SF SH
2014 TGR Rk GCL 119 99 12 21 2 2 2 33 11 16 19 9 1 .212 .331 .333 .121 1
2014 ONE A- NYP 78 74 8 15 1 1 0 18 3 2 26 2 1 .203 .244 .243 .041 0
2015 WMI A MID 235 210 33 50 6 5 0 66 16 20 44 25 7 .238 .305 .314 .076 2 2
2016 WMI A MID 415 384 66 102 17 6 1 134 31 24 105 35 6 .266 .312 .349 .083 2 2
2017 WMI A MID 168 144 28 41 8 6 1 64 21 16 38 12 5 .285 .367 .444 .160 2 2
2017 LAK A+ FSL 38 31 3 6 1 0 0 7 2 5 10 10 0 .194 .324 .226 .032 0 1
2017 TGW Rk GCL 61 49 11 8 1 1 1 14 7 10 15 7 0 .163 .300 .286 .122 1 1
2018 LAK A+ FSL 383 343 45 82 9 3 4 109 33 33 109 35 12 .239 .307 .318 .079 1 5
2019 ERI AA EAS 526 470 78 114 19 5 14 185 45 38 147 21 13 .243 .311 .394 .151 3 5

Plate Discipline

YEAR Pits Zone% Swing% Contact% Z-Swing% O-Swing% Z-Contact% O-Contact% SwStr% CSAA

Injury History  —  No longer being updated

Last Update: 12/31/2014 23:59 ET

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation

Compensation

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2019 Preseason Forecast

Last Update: 1/27/2017 12:35 ET

PCT PA R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS AVG OBP SLG DRC+ VORP FRAA WARP
90o 385 46 79 9 3 9 34 19 117 22 6 .220 .260 .337 52 -0.6 -0.1
80o 364 41 70 8 2 8 31 17 113 20 6 .205 .244 .311 44 -5.5 -0.6
70o 349 38 65 8 2 7 28 16 110 18 5 .198 .236 .299 38 -8.7 -0.9
60o 337 36 60 7 2 7 26 15 107 17 5 .189 .227 .290 33 -11.2 -1.2
50o 325 34 56 7 2 6 25 14 105 15 4 .183 .220 .278 28 -13.3 -1.4
40o 313 32 52 6 2 6 23 13 102 14 4 .176 .212 .270 23 -15.3 -1.6
30o 301 30 48 6 2 5 21 11 99 13 4 .169 .201 .257 18 -17.2 -1.8
20o 286 27 42 5 1 5 19 10 96 12 3 .155 .187 .236 12 -19.1 -2.0
10o 265 24 36 4 1 4 17 9 90 10 3 .143 .174 .214 4 -21.3 -2.3
Weighted Mean32935577262514106164.184.220.27730-12.6-1.3

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BP Chats

DateQuestionAnswer
2016-01-21 19:00:00 (link to chat)Monte Harrison or Derek Hill?
(Isaac from Akron)
I'll go Harrison. (George Bissell)
2016-01-20 13:00:00 (link to chat)What are your thoughts on Derek Hill? I know he has crazy speed, but will he hit enough to be a factor or will his defensive value carry him?
(JT from Alabama)
I think so. He got off to a disaster of a start but he was starting to hit before the injury. Still think he's easily the best offensive player in the system. That may not be saying a whole heck of a lot, I know. (Christopher Crawford)
2015-11-18 13:00:00 (link to chat)Happy to see y'all stuck with Derek Hill near the top. He could still be an impact top of the order talent if he stays healthy.
(Tony from Escanaba)
This is correct. Hill was really figuring things out before the injury, and even if the bat is only a 45, he's going to be a really good player because of the speed/defense. There's no other non-pitching prospect that's even close to his ceiling. (Christopher Crawford)
2015-11-18 13:00:00 (link to chat)Hey Chris thanks for the chat! I was just curios, how do Derek Hill's long limbs help him stay short to the ball? That seems odd but I wanted to hear your thoughts. Thanks again!
(Daniel from Detroit)
Hi Daniel, thanks for stopping by. Hill's limbs don't help him stay short to the ball, his swing path and keeping his hands in on the swing do. The long limbs help him get extension on pitches on the outer half, certainly, but it's not a "long limbs help him do this" thing. (Christopher Crawford)
2015-06-08 13:00:00 (link to chat)Tough to know at 22, but any late word on who the Tigers may be targeting?
(Chris from Detroit)
I've heard mostly college guys, but I heard mostly college guys when they took Derek Hill, so that doesn't mean a lot. Jon Harris, Kyle Funkhouser, and any college arm that slips makes sense here. (Christopher Crawford)
2015-06-02 18:00:00 (link to chat)Dynasty question: Would you trade Derek Hill for Shane Greene? I'm rebuilding so I would lean Hill but I also have no pitching... Thanks!
(Alex from Mississippi)
I'd keep Hill here and see if you can get something better. Especially if you're in a rebuild. (Mauricio Rubio)
2015-04-29 20:00:00 (link to chat)Does Derek Hill have legit fantasy upside or is it more real-life upside? What's his best case scenario? 40 SB with a .270 average and 10 HR?
(Michael from Boston)
Nope, the fantasy upside is absolutely legit. 30-plus stolen bases with the possibility of getting to fringe-average power? That's a big deal in this offensive environment. (Bret Sayre)
2015-04-29 20:00:00 (link to chat)Someone is dying for some prospects, and also happens to have George Springer on his team. I can offer him Brad Zimmer, Brett Phillips, Derek Fisher, Matt Wisler, D.J. Peterson, Derek Hill, and some other top-90 MLB OF's like Crawford and Fowler. Which of those guys should I give him for Springer?
(Danny from OK)
I'd trade Zimmer while his value is hot. You'd probably have to give up less overall that way. (Bret Sayre)
2015-04-06 20:15:00 (link to chat)Do you think Derek Hill could be someone who could become a top 50 prospect this year?
(Mike from NY)
I think that's aggressive because I think he could struggle to get the bat going immediately. He's still someone I'm quite high on, but there are going to be flashier guys that push him outside of the top 50. Doesn't mean he's not just as good, he might just not show it yet. (Craig Goldstein)


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