Josh Hamilton
Birthdate: 5/21/1981 (35 y, 6 m, 15 d)     Bats/Throws: L/L     Height/Weight: 6-4/240     Position: OF
Drafted: 2006 Rule 5 Draft - Round: 1, Pick: 3, Overall: 3, Team: Chicago Cubs
Contract: $123M / 5 Years (2013 - 2017)
RotoWire News: Hamilton was placed on release waivers Tuesday, Evan Grant of the Dallas Morning News reports. (8/23/2016)
Injury: Knee, Day-to-Day
Profiles:  2010  2011  2012  2013  2014  2015  2016  (Click Year to Expand / Close)




SeasonHandednessGABPAH1B2B3BHRRRBIBBIBBSOHBPSFSHGDPSBCSAVG
2009vs L as L55110119362631612266019120310.327
2009vs R as L8122624654331614102818260020211.239
2009vs L as R10000000050000000031.000
2009vs R as R230000000160000000031.000
2009vs L55110119362631617266019120341.327
2009vs R8122624654331614262818260020242.239
SeasonHome / AwayGABPAH1B2B3BHRRRBIBBIBBSOHBPSFSHGDPSBCSAVG
2009Home481862014225926263511148130441.226
2009Away4115016448341004171913131010142.320
2009Home vs L296166181301412173013110220.295
2009Home vs R46125135241291214188135020221.192
2009Away vs L264953181330259306010121.367
2009Away vs R351011113021702121010125000021.297
SeasonMonthlyGABPAH1B2B3BHRRRBIBBIBBSOHBPSFSHGDPSBCSAVG
2009Mar/Apr18667116121128103015110030.242
2009May17596714541412146016020200.237
2009Jul2078821613201654122000120.205
2009Aug291141253929901131710119010233.342
2009Sept/Oct519205030248107000000.263
20091st Half421521683723626232412138130240.243
20092nd Half4718419753361304203012141010343.288
SeasonBatted BallsGABPAH1B2B3BHRRRBIBBIBBSOHBPSFSHGDPSBCSAVG
2009Grounders579595181701009000000500.189
2009Flies671051092561009931000040000.238
2009Liners4157574736911114000000000.825
SeasonLocationGABPAH1B2B3BHRRRBIBBIBBSOHBPSFSHGDPSBCSAVG
2009as L to Left5678803017904421000020000.385
2009as L to Center558686292360008000000300.337
2009as L to Right6293953119426625000020200.333
2009Pull6293953119426625000020200.333
2009Center558686292360008000000300.337
2009Opposite5678803017904421000020000.385
SeasonLeverageGABPAH1B2B3BHRRRBIBBIBBSOHBPSFSHGDPSBCSAVG
2009Low Leverage831771914534614121413145100041.254
2009Medium Leverage801341453719111624269132020432.276
2009High Leverage31252986200714202020110.320
SeasonThrough CountGABPAH1B2B3BHRRRBIBBIBBSOHBPSFSHGDPSBCSAVG
2009Through 3 - 093110000000823000000.000
2009Through 3 - 11914213200111707000000.214
2009Through 3 - 2393754541000017017000100.135
2009Through 2 - 0373545106202251029000000.286
2009Through 1 - 071115132301870551816224010200.261
2009Through 2 - 1535968148303368019010000.237
2009Through 1 - 174126139271760441911039110100.214
2009Through 0 - 18015816836257133248055110200.228
2009Through 2 - 256748716104022912030010100.216
2009Through 1 - 2719810619124122128045000100.194
2009Through 0 - 246596296210033031000000.153
SeasonSituationalGABPAH1B2B3BHRRRBIBBIBBSOHBPSFSHGDPSBCSAVG
2009Bases Empty8517218342318033310045100000.244
2009Men on Base811641824828112775114234040500.293
2009Men In Scoring58869627175233406222040200.314
SeasonPositionGABPAH1B2B3BHRRRBIBBIBBSOHBPSFSHGDPSBCSAVG
2009as CF552062275335729272917152130252.257
2009as RF24971053221100115147118010231.330
2009as DH6292942200110008000100.138
2009as PH4441100001001000000.250
SeasonBatting OrderGABPAH1B2B3BHRRRBIBBIBBSOHBPSFSHGDPSBCSAVG
2009Batting 2nd1110000001000000000.000
2009Batting 3rd6124426560381129344117264130461.246
2009Batting 4th1221010010001000000.500
2009Batting 5th1352562013601610408000120.385
2009Batting 6th1340000000101000000.000
2009Batting 7th931348710022204010002.258
2009Batting 9th3331100000001000000.333

SeasonHandednessBB%K%BB/KAVGOBPSLGOPSISOBABIPwRCwRAAwOBAwRC+
2009vs L as L5.0 %16.0 %0.32.327.361.536.898.209.345205.5.384128
2009vs R as L7.3 %24.4 %0.30.239.293.372.664.133.30522-8.0.29065
2009vs L as R0.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.000.00000.0.000 
2009vs R as R0.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.000.00000.0.000 
2009vs L5.0 %16.0 %0.32.327.361.536.898.209.345205.5.384128
2009vs R7.3 %24.4 %0.30.239.293.372.664.133.30522-8.0.29065
SeasonHome / AwayBB%K%BB/KAVGOBPSLGOPSISOBABIPwRCwRAAwOBAwRC+
2009Home5.5 %23.9 %0.23.226.269.392.661.167.26717-7.4.28456
2009Away7.9 %18.9 %0.42.320.372.467.839.147.379255.0.366120
2009Home vs L4.5 %19.7 %0.23.295.333.525.858.230.311102.0.366116
2009Home vs R5.9 %25.9 %0.23.192.237.328.565.136.2447-9.5.24434
2009Away vs L5.7 %11.3 %0.50.367.396.551.947.184.381103.4.407143
2009Away vs R9.0 %22.5 %0.40.297.360.426.786.129.378151.5.346102
SeasonMonthlyBB%K%BB/KAVGOBPSLGOPSISOBABIPwRCwRAAwOBAwRC+
2009Mar/Apr4.2 %21.1 %0.20.242.282.379.660.136.2806-2.4.28964
2009May9.0 %23.9 %0.38.237.299.542.841.305.24491.2.350105
2009Jul4.9 %26.8 %0.18.205.244.269.513.064.2733-7.0.22623
2009Aug8.0 %15.2 %0.53.342.392.447.839.105.400194.1.368117
2009Sept/Oct5.0 %35.0 %0.14.263.300.7371.037.474.30041.6.426155
20091st Half7.1 %22.6 %0.32.243.298.428.725.184.27918-2.4.31179
20092nd Half6.1 %20.8 %0.29.288.330.424.754.136.350240.0.32991
SeasonBatted BallsBB%K%BB/KAVGOBPSLGOPSISOBABIPwRCwRAAwOBAwRC+
2009Grounders0.0 %0.0 %0.00.189.189.211.400.021.189-1-11.9.177-10
2009Flies0.0 %0.0 %0.00.238.229.590.820.352.160130.3.33293
2009Liners0.0 %0.0 %0.00.825.8251.0701.895.246.8213023.5.827421
SeasonLocationBB%K%BB/KAVGOBPSLGOPSISOBABIPwRCwRAAwOBAwRC+
2009as L to Left0.0 %0.0 %0.00.385.375.6541.029.269.342166.9.433160
2009as L to Center0.0 %0.0 %0.00.337.337.407.744.070.33710-0.1.32790
2009as L to Right0.0 %0.0 %0.00.333.326.613.939.280.281165.1.393133
2009Pull0.0 %0.0 %0.00.333.326.613.939.280.281165.1.393133
2009Center0.0 %0.0 %0.00.337.337.407.744.070.33710-0.1.32790
2009Opposite0.0 %0.0 %0.00.385.375.6541.029.269.342166.9.433160
SeasonLeverageBB%K%BB/KAVGOBPSLGOPSISOBABIPwRCwRAAwOBAwRC+
2009Low Leverage6.8 %23.6 %0.29.254.309.367.676.113.32018-4.6.29971
2009Medium Leverage6.2 %22.1 %0.28.276.317.507.825.231.316202.4.349104
2009High Leverage6.9 %6.9 %1.00.320.345.400.745.080.3203-0.2.32185
SeasonThrough CountBB%K%BB/KAVGOBPSLGOPSISOBABIPwRCwRAAwOBAwRC+
2009Through 3 - 072.7 %27.3 %2.67.000.727.000.727.000.00031.3.471185
2009Through 3 - 133.3 %33.3 %1.00.214.476.429.905.214.33341.5.417149
2009Through 3 - 231.5 %31.5 %1.00.135.407.162.570.027.2506-0.7.31280
2009Through 2 - 022.2 %20.0 %1.11.286.444.514.959.229.33383.0.409144
2009Through 1 - 012.1 %18.2 %0.67.261.348.452.801.191.287181.8.346102
2009Through 2 - 111.8 %27.9 %0.42.237.324.441.764.203.28980.3.33394
2009Through 1 - 17.9 %28.1 %0.28.214.281.357.638.143.27411-5.2.28361
2009Through 0 - 14.8 %32.7 %0.15.228.268.342.610.114.32712-8.3.26951
2009Through 2 - 213.8 %34.5 %0.40.216.322.351.673.135.3269-1.7.30575
2009Through 1 - 27.5 %42.5 %0.18.194.255.316.571.122.3336-6.4.25542
2009Through 0 - 24.8 %50.0 %0.10.153.194.220.414.068.3210-7.3.187-3
SeasonSituationalBB%K%BB/KAVGOBPSLGOPSISOBABIPwRCwRAAwOBAwRC+
2009Bases Empty5.5 %24.6 %0.22.244.290.343.633.099.31515-7.0.28260
2009Men on Base7.7 %18.7 %0.41.293.341.512.853.220.323264.6.360111
2009Men In Scoring6.3 %22.9 %0.27.314.344.523.867.209.369142.3.357110
SeasonPositionBB%K%BB/KAVGOBPSLGOPSISOBABIPwRCwRAAwOBAwRC+
2009as CF7.5 %22.9 %0.33.257.313.442.755.184.29727-0.6.32589
2009as RF6.7 %17.1 %0.39.330.371.464.835.134.392152.9.362113
2009as DH0.0 %27.6 %0.00.138.138.207.345.069.190-1-4.3.148-28
2009as PH0.0 %25.0 %0.00.250.250.250.500.000.3330-0.3.22421
SeasonBatting OrderBB%K%BB/KAVGOBPSLGOPSISOBABIPwRCwRAAwOBAwRC+
2009Batting 2nd0.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.000.0000-0.3.000-100
2009Batting 3rd6.4 %24.2 %0.27.246.294.418.712.172.29327-4.9.30676
2009Batting 4th0.0 %50.0 %0.00.500.5001.0001.500.5001.00010.5.629290
2009Batting 5th7.1 %14.3 %0.50.385.429.558.986.173.442114.6.429157
2009Batting 6th25.0 %25.0 %1.00.000.250.000.250.000.0000-0.5.177-10
2009Batting 7th5.9 %11.8 %0.50.258.294.290.584.032.2862-1.9.26347
2009Batting 9th0.0 %33.3 %0.00.333.333.333.667.000.5000-0.1.29871

SeasonHandednessGB/FBLD%GB%FB%IFFB%HR/FBIFH%BUH%Pull%Cent%Oppo%Soft%Med%Hard%PitchesBallsStrikes
2009vs L as L0.8223.7 %34.4 %41.9 %5.1 %15.4 %12.5 %0.0 %33.3 %37.6 %29.0 %14.0 %55.9 %30.1 %405144261
2009vs R as L0.9020.8 %37.5 %41.7 %1.4 %5.7 %4.8 %0.0 %38.1 %30.4 %31.6 %10.7 %64.9 %24.4 %931333598
2009vs L as R0.000.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %      000
2009vs R as R0.000.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %      000
2009vs L0.8223.7 %34.4 %41.9 %5.1 %15.4 %12.5 %0.0 %33.3 %37.6 %29.0 %14.0 %55.9 %30.1 %405144261
2009vs R0.9020.8 %37.5 %41.7 %1.4 %5.7 %4.8 %0.0 %38.1 %30.4 %31.6 %10.7 %64.9 %24.4 %931333598
SeasonHome / AwayGB/FBLD%GB%FB%IFFB%HR/FBIFH%BUH%Pull%Cent%Oppo%Soft%Med%Hard%PitchesBallsStrikes
2009Home0.7718.4 %35.5 %46.1 %1.5 %9.2 %4.0 %0.0 %35.5 %36.2 %28.4 %11.4 %60.3 %28.4 %741254487
2009Away1.0225.8 %37.5 %36.7 %4.5 %9.1 %11.1 %0.0 %37.5 %29.2 %33.3 %12.5 %63.3 %24.2 %595223372
2009Home vs L0.6124.5 %28.6 %46.9 %4.3 %17.4 %0.0 %0.0 %34.7 %38.8 %26.5 %10.2 %57.1 %32.7 %23284148
2009Home vs R0.8615.2 %39.1 %45.7 %0.0 %4.8 %5.6 %0.0 %35.9 %34.8 %29.4 %12.0 %62.0 %26.1 %509170339
2009Away vs L1.1322.7 %40.9 %36.4 %6.3 %12.5 %22.2 %0.0 %31.8 %36.4 %31.8 %18.2 %54.6 %27.3 %17360113
2009Away vs R0.9627.6 %35.5 %36.8 %3.6 %7.1 %3.7 %0.0 %40.8 %25.0 %34.2 %9.2 %68.4 %22.4 %422163259
SeasonMonthlyGB/FBLD%GB%FB%IFFB%HR/FBIFH%BUH%Pull%Cent%Oppo%Soft%Med%Hard%PitchesBallsStrikes
2009Mar/Apr0.7519.2 %34.6 %46.2 %8.3 %8.3 %11.1 %0.0 %26.9 %32.7 %40.4 %13.5 %59.6 %26.9 %25882176
2009May0.6011.1 %33.3 %55.6 %4.0 %16.0 %0.0 %0.0 %44.4 %22.2 %33.3 %4.4 %62.2 %33.3 %25694162
2009Jul1.5028.6 %42.9 %28.6 %0.0 %6.3 %4.2 %0.0 %28.6 %39.3 %32.1 %12.5 %67.9 %19.6 %309116193
2009Aug0.8324.0 %34.4 %41.7 %0.0 %2.5 %12.1 %0.0 %38.5 %34.4 %27.1 %13.5 %61.5 %25.0 %440161279
2009Sept/Oct1.2525.0 %41.7 %33.3 %0.0 %50.0 %0.0 %0.0 %66.7 %33.3 %0.0 %16.7 %41.7 %41.7 %732449
20091st Half0.7719.7 %35.0 %45.3 %5.7 %11.3 %7.3 %0.0 %34.2 %29.1 %36.8 %9.4 %62.4 %28.2 %628225403
20092nd Half0.9623.6 %37.5 %38.9 %0.0 %7.1 %7.4 %0.0 %38.2 %36.1 %25.7 %13.9 %61.1 %25.0 %708252456
SeasonBatted BallsGB/FBLD%GB%FB%IFFB%HR/FBIFH%BUH%Pull%Cent%Oppo%Soft%Med%Hard%PitchesBallsStrikes
2009Grounders95.000.0 %100.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %7.4 %0.0 %57.9 %27.4 %14.7 %17.9 %70.5 %11.6 %28590195
2009Flies0.000.0 %0.0 %100.0 %2.8 %8.3 %0.0 %0.0 %17.4 %33.0 %49.5 %5.5 %63.3 %31.2 %355111244
2009Liners0.00100.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %100.0 %0.0 %0.0 %36.8 %42.1 %21.1 %14.0 %43.9 %42.1 %16857111
SeasonLocationGB/FBLD%GB%FB%IFFB%HR/FBIFH%BUH%Pull%Cent%Oppo%Soft%Med%Hard%PitchesBallsStrikes
2009as L to Left0.2615.0 %17.5 %67.5 %3.7 %7.4 %35.7 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %100.0 %13.8 %63.8 %22.5 %26886182
2009as L to Center0.7227.9 %30.2 %41.9 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %100.0 %0.0 %8.1 %60.5 %31.4 %26277185
2009as L to Right2.8922.1 %57.9 %20.0 %5.3 %31.6 %3.6 %0.0 %100.0 %0.0 %0.0 %13.7 %61.1 %25.3 %27895183
2009Pull2.8922.1 %57.9 %20.0 %5.3 %31.6 %3.6 %0.0 %100.0 %0.0 %0.0 %13.7 %61.1 %25.3 %27895183
2009Center0.7227.9 %30.2 %41.9 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %100.0 %0.0 %8.1 %60.5 %31.4 %26277185
2009Opposite0.2615.0 %17.5 %67.5 %3.7 %7.4 %35.7 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %100.0 %13.8 %63.8 %22.5 %26886182
SeasonLeverageGB/FBLD%GB%FB%IFFB%HR/FBIFH%BUH%Pull%Cent%Oppo%Soft%Med%Hard%PitchesBallsStrikes
2009Low Leverage0.9628.8 %34.8 %36.4 %4.2 %8.3 %8.7 %0.0 %35.6 %34.1 %30.3 %16.7 %61.4 %22.0 %717265452
2009Medium Leverage0.9012.5 %41.3 %46.2 %0.0 %12.5 %7.0 %0.0 %41.4 %30.8 %27.9 %7.7 %61.5 %30.8 %525180345
2009High Leverage0.4624.0 %24.0 %52.0 %7.7 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %20.0 %36.0 %44.0 %4.0 %64.0 %32.0 %943262
SeasonThrough CountGB/FBLD%GB%FB%IFFB%HR/FBIFH%BUH%Pull%Cent%Oppo%Soft%Med%Hard%PitchesBallsStrikes
2009Through 3 - 00.000.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %      564115
2009Through 3 - 11.0042.9 %28.6 %28.6 %0.0 %50.0 %50.0 %0.0 %28.6 %42.9 %28.6 %0.0 %28.6 %71.4 %1227052
2009Through 3 - 21.8030.0 %45.0 %25.0 %0.0 %0.0 %33.3 %0.0 %45.0 %20.0 %35.0 %15.0 %70.0 %15.0 %348179169
2009Through 2 - 00.9211.5 %42.3 %46.2 %0.0 %16.7 %27.3 %0.0 %42.3 %19.2 %38.5 %15.4 %65.4 %19.2 %20812088
2009Through 1 - 00.7621.7 %33.7 %44.6 %0.0 %12.2 %12.9 %0.0 %37.0 %29.4 %33.7 %9.8 %63.0 %27.2 %561270291
2009Through 2 - 10.8224.4 %34.1 %41.5 %0.0 %17.6 %21.4 %0.0 %39.0 %24.4 %36.6 %9.8 %61.0 %29.3 %372178194
2009Through 1 - 10.8123.9 %34.1 %42.0 %0.0 %10.8 %6.7 %0.0 %34.1 %36.4 %29.6 %14.8 %58.0 %27.3 %672270402
2009Through 0 - 10.8317.3 %37.5 %45.2 %2.1 %6.4 %5.1 %0.0 %31.7 %37.5 %30.8 %14.4 %62.5 %23.1 %710207503
2009Through 2 - 21.0024.4 %37.8 %37.8 %0.0 %11.8 %11.8 %0.0 %35.6 %24.4 %40.0 %17.8 %57.8 %24.4 %516225291
2009Through 1 - 20.8320.8 %35.8 %43.4 %0.0 %8.7 %5.3 %0.0 %28.3 %34.0 %37.7 %13.2 %62.3 %24.5 %547180367
2009Through 0 - 20.6710.7 %35.7 %53.6 %6.7 %0.0 %10.0 %0.0 %28.6 %32.1 %39.3 %14.3 %57.1 %28.6 %28363220
SeasonSituationalGB/FBLD%GB%FB%IFFB%HR/FBIFH%BUH%Pull%Cent%Oppo%Soft%Med%Hard%PitchesBallsStrikes
2009Bases Empty0.9425.2 %36.2 %38.6 %4.1 %6.1 %8.7 %0.0 %34.7 %35.4 %29.9 %16.5 %56.7 %26.8 %687245442
2009Men on Base0.8218.7 %36.6 %44.8 %1.7 %11.7 %6.1 %0.0 %38.1 %30.6 %31.3 %7.5 %66.4 %26.1 %649232417
2009Men In Scoring1.0717.6 %42.6 %39.7 %0.0 %11.1 %6.9 %0.0 %44.1 %26.5 %29.4 %10.3 %63.2 %26.5 %347116231
SeasonPositionGB/FBLD%GB%FB%IFFB%HR/FBIFH%BUH%Pull%Cent%Oppo%Soft%Med%Hard%PitchesBallsStrikes
2009as CF0.8021.0 %35.0 %43.9 %4.3 %13.0 %9.1 %0.0 %33.1 %34.4 %32.5 %11.5 %61.8 %26.8 %839302537
2009as RF1.0025.0 %37.5 %37.5 %0.0 %3.3 %6.7 %0.0 %40.0 %30.0 %30.0 %10.0 %63.8 %26.3 %374133241
2009as DH1.1319.0 %42.9 %38.1 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %47.6 %33.3 %19.1 %23.8 %47.6 %28.6 %1063769
2009as PH0.500.0 %33.3 %66.7 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %33.3 %33.3 %33.3 %0.0 %100.0 %0.0 %17512
SeasonBatting OrderGB/FBLD%GB%FB%IFFB%HR/FBIFH%BUH%Pull%Cent%Oppo%Soft%Med%Hard%PitchesBallsStrikes
2009Batting 2nd1.000.0 %100.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %100.0 %0.0 %0.0 %100.0 %0.0 %624
2009Batting 3rd0.8319.1 %36.6 %44.3 %3.7 %11.1 %7.5 %0.0 %35.0 %33.3 %31.7 %10.9 %61.2 %27.9 %977353624
2009Batting 4th0.00100.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %100.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %100.0 %0.0 %1147
2009Batting 5th1.2129.5 %38.6 %31.8 %0.0 %7.1 %5.9 %0.0 %40.9 %38.6 %20.5 %18.2 %56.8 %25.0 %19668128
2009Batting 6th1.000.0 %50.0 %50.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %50.0 %0.0 %50.0 %0.0 %50.0 %50.0 %1275
2009Batting 7th0.8228.6 %32.1 %39.3 %0.0 %0.0 %11.1 %0.0 %35.7 %25.0 %39.3 %10.7 %67.9 %21.4 %1234083
2009Batting 9th0.000.0 %0.0 %100.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %50.0 %0.0 %50.0 %0.0 %100.0 %0.0 %1138