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Derek Hill

20-Year-Old Outfielder – Detroit Tigers

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Injuries have stalled the development of the Tigersí first-round pick in the 2014 draft. Hill has played in just 90 games since being drafted, primarily due to lower-body injuries, and he dealt with a...

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STATUS:  7-Day DL     INJURY TYPE:  Elbow     EST. RETURN:  7/1/2017
LEAGUE: A    40 MAN: NO   BATS: R   THROWS: R   HT: 6' 2"   WT: 195   DOB: 12/30/1995
BORN: Des Moines, IA   COLLEGE: None  DRAFTED: 1st Rd   Show ContractHide Contract

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Agreed to a contract with the Tigers in June 2014.

August 14, 2016  –  Derek Hill News

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Hill underwent elbow reconstruction surgery last week and will be sidelined for the remainder of the 2016 season and at least half of the 2017 season, Anthony Fenech of the Detroit Free Press reports.

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Year Age Lg Tm G PA AB R H XBH 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO SH SF HBP AVG OBP SLG OPS
2014 18 R GUL 28 119 99 12 21 6 2 2 2 11 9 1 16 19 1 1 2 .212 .331 .333 .664
2014 18 A CON 19 78 74 8 15 2 1 1 0 3 2 1 2 26 0 0 2 .203 .244 .243 .487
2015 19 A WES 53 235 210 33 50 11 6 5 0 16 25 7 20 44 2 2 1 .238 .305 .314 .619
2016 20 A WES 93 415 384 66 102 24 17 6 1 31 35 6 24 105 2 2 3 .266 .312 .349 .661

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Year Age Lg Tm PA AB Walk Rate Strikeout Rate BB/K Ratio Contact Rate BABIP Isolated Power
2014 18 R GUL 119 99 13.4% 16% 0.84 81% .244 .121
2014 18 A CON 78 74 2.6% 33.3% 0.08 65% .313 .040
2015 19 A WES 235 210 8.5% 18.7% 0.45 79% .301 .076
2016 20 A WES 415 384 5.8% 25.3% 0.23 73% .363 .083

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Derek Hill: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Hill extended his hitting streak to nine games Friday. He was hitting .395 (17-for-43) with 11 runs and five stolen bases over the last 10 games at Low-A Michigan.

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Hill (undisclosed) returned to action Thursday and went 1-for-4 with two runs scored in a game with Low-A West Michigan.

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Hill was placed on the minor league DL on Tuesday with an undisclosed ailment, MLive.com reports.

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Hill went 2-for-5 with three steals and three runs scored against Low-A Lake County on Tuesday.

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Hill has been on the minor league disabled list with an undisclosed injury since the second week of July.

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Hill, 19, has gone 6-for-12 with two RBI and two stolen bases over four games since returning to the lineup at Low-A West Michigan last week.

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Hill (undisclosed) has been placed on the 7-day disabled list, according to MLive.com.

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Hill has a .230 average and 23 steals in 198 plate appearances for Low-A West Michigan.

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Hill (quad) was activated from the disabled list Friday, Chris Iott of MLive.com reports.

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Hill (quad) is playing in extended spring training games, James Schmehl of MLive.com reports.

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Hill was placed on the 7-day DL on Monday with a left quadriceps strain, Chris Iott of MLive.com reports.

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The Tigers selected Hill with their first-round pick of the 2014 first-year player draft. Immediately after being selected, Hill was considered one of the Tigers' best prospects. The 19-year-old outfielder possesses plus-plus speed, which allows him to be a disruptive force on the basepaths. Heís also considered a premium defender and will likely patrol center field once he reaches the majors. At the plate, Hill has demonstrated elevated discipline for a player of his age, but his power potential appears to be limited to the double-digit range if he doesnít more bulk than expected. Even with low-to-modest power production, Hillís stellar speed and defense should one day earn him a regular spot in a major league lineup. Heíll need to work his way through the minors over the next few years, but Hill will eventually be a regular presence in Detroitís outfield if he develops as projected.