Biographical

Portrait of Billy Hamilton

Billy Hamilton CFRoyals

Royals Player Cards | Royals Team Audit | Royals Depth Chart

2019 Projections (Rest of Season Projections - seasonal age 28)
PA AVG HR R RBI SB DRC+ WARP
Login or Subscribe today for access to projections!
Birth Date9-9-1990
Height6' 0"
Weight160 lbs
Age29 years, 0 months, 13 days
BatsB
ThrowsR
0.92015
2.02016
0.72017
1.22018
0.02019
proj
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
2013 CIN 22 13 22 7 2 0 0 2 4 0 13 1 .368 .429 .474 81 -0.4 1.1 0.3 0.2
2014 CIN 23 152 611 141 25 8 6 34 117 1 56 23 .250 .292 .355 79 -13.5 5.4 16.3 2.8
2015 CIN 24 114 454 93 8 3 4 28 75 1 57 8 .226 .274 .289 64 -17.2 10.9 1.7 0.9
2016 CIN 25 119 460 107 19 3 3 36 93 1 58 8 .260 .321 .343 72 -14.3 10.5 9.5 2.0
2017 CIN 26 139 633 144 17 11 4 44 133 0 59 13 .247 .299 .335 66 -24.6 6.6 5.1 0.7
2018 CIN 27 153 556 119 16 9 4 46 132 1 34 10 .236 .299 .327 70 -17.9 8.3 4.2 1.2
2019 ATL 28 19 26 6 1 0 0 3 7 0 3 0 .261 .346 .304 73 -0.8 0.6 -1.4 -0.1
2019 KCA 28 93 305 58 12 2 0 25 74 0 18 5 .211 .275 .269 56 -16.4 4.0 -3.0 -0.5
Career80230676751003621218635429868.242.296.32669-105.147.432.77.3

Statistics for All Levels

'opp' stats - Quality of opponents faced - have been moved and are available only as OPP_QUAL in the Statistics reports now.
Minor league stats are currently shownClick to hide.
YEAR Team Lg LG G PA oppAVG oppOBP oppSLG BABIP BPF BRAA repLVL POS_ADJ DRC+ DRC+ SD FRAA BRR DRAA BWARP
2009 RDS Rk GCL 43 180 .235 .314 .324 .281 92 -9 5.6 2.5 29 0 5.5 2.1 -20.6 -0.5
2010 BIL Rk PIO 69 316 .274 .331 .404 .391 96 19.3 11.4 0.2 123 0 14.2 10.4 -1.4 3.4
2011 DYT A MID 135 610 .254 .323 .380 .360 95 10.5 17.7 7.8 110 0 3.2 15.8 1.1 4.7
2012 BAK A+ CAL 82 392 .265 .333 .412 .404 94 24.7 11.2 4.4 144 0 7.7 13.1 19.8 5.6
2012 PEN AA SOU 50 213 .254 .334 .376 .371 103 7.3 5.9 2.7 111 0 1.6 3.9 2.7 1.8
2012 PER Wnt AFL 17 73 .000 .000 .000 .269 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2013 CIN MLB NL 13 22 .239 .315 .366 .467 100 1.9 0.6 0.1 81 15 0.3 1.1 -0.4 0.2
2013 LOU AAA INT 123 547 .254 .323 .380 .310 99 -16 15.7 1 79 0 17.7 10.7 -18.9 2.7
2014 CIN MLB NL 152 611 .249 .309 .381 .304 100 -10.8 15.8 1.4 79 10 16.3 5.4 -13.5 2.8
2015 CIN MLB NL 114 454 .256 .315 .402 .264 92 -18.5 12.3 1.1 64 7 1.7 10.9 -17.2 0.9
2015 PEN AA SOU 3 14 .252 .328 .333 .333 103 0.3 0.4 0 134 0 -0.3 0.4 0.2 0.1
2016 CIN MLB NL 119 460 .254 .318 .413 .329 96 -10.3 13.0 1.2 72 9 9.5 10.5 -14.3 2.0
2017 CIN MLB NL 139 633 .256 .324 .423 .313 98 -22.6 18.5 1.7 66 8 5.1 6.6 -24.6 0.7
2018 CIN MLB NL 153 556 .248 .320 .401 .309 100 -16.8 15.6 1.4 70 6 4.2 8.3 -17.9 1.2
2019 ATL MLB NL 19 26 .249 .324 .434 .375 99 -0.5 0.8 0.1 73 27 -1.4 0.6 -0.8 -0.1
2019 KCA MLB AL 93 305 .257 .326 .445 .286 101 -17.5 9.2 0.8 56 8 -3.0 4.0 -16.4 -0.5

Statistics For All Levels

Minor league stats are currently shownClick to hide.
Year Team lvl LG PA AB R H 2B 3B HR TB RBI BB SO SB CS AVG OBP SLG ISO SF SH
2009 RDS Rk GCL 180 166 19 34 6 3 0 46 11 11 47 14 3 .205 .251 .277 .072 2 2
2010 BIL Rk PIO 316 283 61 90 13 10 2 129 24 28 56 48 9 .318 .385 .456 .138 0 0
2011 DYT A MID 610 550 99 153 18 9 3 198 50 52 133 103 20 .278 .340 .360 .082 3 4
2012 PER Wnt AFL 73 64 11 15 1 1 1 21 9 7 12 10 2 .234 .306 .328 .094 1 1
2012 PEN AA SOU 213 175 33 50 4 5 1 67 15 36 43 51 16 .286 .406 .383 .097 1 1
2012 BAK A+ CAL 392 337 79 109 18 9 1 148 30 50 70 104 21 .323 .413 .439 .116 1 2
2013 CIN MLB NL 22 19 9 7 2 0 0 9 1 2 4 13 1 .368 .429 .474 .105 0 1
2013 LOU AAA INT 547 504 75 129 18 4 6 173 41 38 102 75 15 .256 .308 .343 .087 1 4
2014 CIN MLB NL 611 563 72 141 25 8 6 200 48 34 117 56 23 .250 .292 .355 .105 4
2015 PEN AA SOU 14 11 4 3 0 0 0 3 0 3 2 1 0 .273 .429 .273 .000 0 0
2015 CIN MLB NL 454 412 56 93 8 3 4 119 28 28 75 57 8 .226 .274 .289 .063 4 9
2016 CIN MLB NL 460 411 69 107 19 3 3 141 17 36 93 58 8 .260 .321 .343 .083 1 11
2017 CIN MLB NL 633 582 85 144 17 11 4 195 38 44 133 59 13 .247 .299 .335 .088 2 5
2018 CIN MLB NL 556 504 74 119 16 9 4 165 29 46 132 34 10 .236 .299 .327 .091 4 1
2019 ATL MLB NL 26 23 5 6 1 0 0 7 2 3 7 3 0 .261 .346 .304 .043 0 0
2019 KCA MLB AL 305 275 32 58 12 2 0 74 12 25 74 18 5 .211 .275 .269 .058 2 3

Plate Discipline

YEAR Pits Zone% Swing% Contact% Z-Swing% O-Swing% Z-Contact% O-Contact% SwStr% CSAA
2013 78 0.5769 0.4744 0.7568 0.6000 0.3030 0.7407 0.8000 0.2432 -0.0011
2014 2297 0.5111 0.4245 0.7959 0.5588 0.2841 0.8476 0.6897 0.2041 0.0046
2015 1669 0.5111 0.4206 0.8120 0.5569 0.2782 0.8695 0.6916 0.1880 -0.0036
2016 1767 0.5059 0.4244 0.8013 0.5694 0.2761 0.8566 0.6846 0.1987 0.0000
2017 2512 0.4857 0.4443 0.7993 0.5811 0.3150 0.8519 0.7076 0.2007 0.0000
2018 2131 0.5063 0.4725 0.7577 0.6376 0.3032 0.7994 0.6677 0.2423 0.0000
2019 1305 0.5103 0.4582 0.7625 0.6231 0.2864 0.8241 0.6230 0.2375 0.0000
Career117590.50440.44090.78880.58660.29250.84090.68240.21120.0004

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
2014-09-25 2014-09-29 DTD 4 4 - Head Concussion Running Into Fence -
2014-07-10 2014-07-10 DTD 0 0 Left Thigh Tightness -
2014-06-01 2014-06-03 DTD 2 1 Right Elbow Soreness -
2014-05-05 2014-05-06 DTD 1 0 Left Fingers Sprain Middle and Ring Finger -
2014-05-02 2014-05-04 DTD 2 2 Left Fingers Sprain Middle and Ring Finger - -
2014-04-04 2014-04-04 DTD 0 0 Right Fingers Sprain Middle Finger Sliding Into Base - -
2013-04-06 2013-04-07 Minors 1 0 - Shoulder Soreness - -
2013-03-08 2013-03-08 Camp 0 0 - Thigh Contusion Hamstring - -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2020 KCA $1,000,000
2019 KCA $4,250,000
2018 CIN $4,600,000
2017 CIN $2,625,000
2016 CIN $570,000
2015 CIN $545,000
2014 CIN $500,000
2013 CIN $
YearsDescriptionSalary
5 yrPrevious$8,840,000
2019Current$4,250,000
6 yrPvs + Cur$13,090,000
1 yrFuture$1,000,000
7 yrTotal$14,090,000

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
5 y 28 dWasserman Media Group1 year/$5.25M (2019), 2020 opton

Details
  • 1 year/$5.25M (2019), plus 2020 mutual option. Signed by Kansas City as a free agent 12/11/18. 19:$4.25M, 20:$7.5M mutual option ($1M buyout). Performance bonuses: $0.1M each for 325, 350, 375, 400, 425, 450, 475, 500, 525, 550 plate appearances. DFA by Kansas City 8/16/19.
  • 1 year/$4.6M (2018). Re-signed by Cincinnati 1/12/18 (avoided arbitration). Non-tendered by Cincinnati 11/30/18.
  • 1 year/$2.625M (2017). Re-signed by Cincinnati 1/13/17 (avoided arbitration).
  • 1 year/$0.57M (2016). Re-signed by Cincinnati 3/16.
  • 1 year/$0.545M (2015). Re-signed by Cincinnati 3/15.
  • 1 year/$0.5M (2014). Re-signed by Cincinnati 3/14.
  • 1 year (2013). Contract selected by Cincinnati 9/2/13.
  • Drafted by Cincinnati 2009 (2-57) (Taylorsville HS, Miss.). $0.6236M signing bonus.

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 63 9 17 3 1 1 5 13 6 1 .304 .361 .446 101 4.2 CF 0 0.0
80o 43 6 12 2 1 1 3 9 4 1 .308 .357 .487 93 2.3 CF 0 0.0
70o 29 4 6 1 0 0 2 6 3 1 .231 .286 .269 87 1.3 CF 0 0.0
60o 16 2 4 1 0 0 1 3 1 0 .267 .312 .333 83 0.6 CF 0 0.0
50o 5 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .200 .200 .200 78 0.1 CF 0 0.0
Weighted Mean10120001210.222.300.222800.3CF 00.0

The rest of this card is restricted to Baseball Prospectus Subscribers.

Not a subscriber? Click here for a free card so you can see what's missing.

Click here for more information on Baseball Prospectus subscriptions or to subscribe and get instant access to the best baseball content on the web.

BP Annual Player Comments

The rest of this card is restricted to Baseball Prospectus Subscribers.

Not a subscriber? Click here for a free card so you can see what's missing.

Click here for more information on Baseball Prospectus subscriptions or to subscribe and get instant access to the best baseball content on the web.

BP Articles

Click here to see articles tagged with Billy Hamilton

BP Chats

No BP chats have mentioned this guy.

BP Roundtables

No BP Roundtables have mentioned this guy.

 

PITCHf/x Hitter Profile

A Collaboration between BrooksBaseball.net and Baseball Prospectus - Pitch classifications provided by Pitch Info LLC