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Aaron Hill

32-Year-Old Second Baseman – Arizona Diamondbacks

2014 Stats

AVG

.256

HR

8

RBI

49

R

36

SB

2

2014 Preseason Projections

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2014 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

Despite playing just 87 games because of a pesky hand injury, Hill was effective when he was healthy in 2013. His .291 average and .356 OBP are evidence he is still an elite fantasy option at his posi...

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STATUS:  Day-To-Day     INJURY TYPE:  Hand
LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: YES   BATS: R   THROWS: R   HT: 5' 11"   WT: 205   DOB: 3/21/1982
BORN: Visalia, CA   COLLEGE: LSU  DRAFTED: 1st Rd   Show ContractHide Contract

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Aaron Hill Contract Information:

Signed a three-year, $35 million contract extension with the Diamondbacks in February of 2013.

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Aaron Hill Stats
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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
2004 22 AA NEW 137 573 487 79 135 40 26 2 12 81 3 2 65 61 0 11 10 .277 .366 .413 .779
2005 23 AAA SYR 38 167 156 22 47 16 11 0 5 18 2 0 4 17 0 2 5 .301 .335 .468 .803
2005 23 MAJ TOR 105 407 361 49 99 31 25 3 3 40 2 1 34 41 3 4 5 .274 .342 .385 .727
2006 24 MAJ TOR 155 606 546 70 159 37 28 3 6 50 5 2 42 66 4 5 9 .291 .349 .386 .735
2007 25 MAJ TOR 160 657 608 87 177 66 47 2 17 78 4 3 41 102 3 5 0 .291 .333 .459 .792
2008 26 MAJ TOR 55 229 205 19 54 16 14 0 2 20 4 2 16 31 4 1 3 .263 .324 .361 .685
2009 27 MAJ TOR 158 734 682 103 195 73 37 0 36 108 6 2 42 98 1 4 5 .286 .330 .499 .829
2010 28 MAJ TOR 138 580 528 70 108 48 22 0 26 68 2 2 41 85 1 2 8 .205 .271 .394 .665
2011 29 A+ DUN 2 8 6 2 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 .167 .375 .167 .542
2011 29 MAJ ARI 33 142 124 23 39 16 12 2 2 16 5 4 12 19 2 1 3 .315 .386 .492 .878
2011 29 MAJ TOR 104 429 396 38 89 22 15 1 6 45 16 3 23 53 0 6 4 .225 .270 .313 .583
2011  (Multiple Teams) 29 MAJ ARI/TOR 137 571 520 61 128 38 27 3 8 61 21 7 35 72 2 7 7 .246 .299 .356 .655
2012 30 MAJ ARI 156 668 609 93 184 76 44 6 26 85 14 5 52 86 1 2 4 .302 .360 .522 .882
2013 31 AAA REN 6 26 24 8 9 2 1 1 0 6 0 0 1 3 0 1 0 .375 .385 .500 .885
2013 31 MAJ ARI 87 362 327 45 95 33 21 1 11 41 1 4 29 48 0 1 5 .291 .356 .462 .818
2014 32 MAJ ARI 98 402 375 36 96 32 22 2 8 49 2 2 17 70 0 6 4 .256 .291 .389 .680
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3-Year Averages     126 532 485 66 135 48 30 3 15 62 12 5 38 68 1 3 5 .278 .335 .445 .781
Career  (View All)     1249 5,216 4,761 633 1,295 450 287 20 143 600 61 30 349 699 19 37 50 .272 .326 .431 .757

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Aaron Hill Game Log    (View Full Game Log)
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DATE OPP AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS HBP SF E AVG OBP SLG OPS
Jul. 27 @Phi Did not play.
Jul. 26 @Phi 3 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .256 .291 .389 .680
Jul. 25 @Phi 5 1 3 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 .255 .289 .390 .679
Jul. 23 Det 4 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .251 .285 .381 .666
Jul. 22 Det 3 1 1 0 0 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 .251 .284 .380 .664
Jul. 21 Det 4 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .250 .284 .372 .656
Jul. 20 ChC 4 0 2 1 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 .247 .282 .371 .653
Jul. 19 ChC 4 2 2 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .244 .279 .366 .645
Jul. 18 ChC 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .241 .275 .362 .637
Jul. 13 @SF 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .241 .275 .363 .638
Jul. 12 @SF 4 2 2 1 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .241 .275 .365 .640
Jul. 11 @SF 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .238 .273 .351 .624
Jul. 9 Mia 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .241 .276 .355 .631
Jul. 8 Mia 5 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .239 .274 .353 .627
Jul. 7 Mia 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 .239 .275 .356 .631
Jul. 6 @Atl 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .241 .278 .359 .637
Jul. 5 @Atl 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .245 .282 .364 .646
Jul. 4 @Atl Did not play.
Jul. 3 @Pit 5 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .248 .285 .368 .653
Jul. 2 @Pit 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .248 .286 .371 .657
Jul. 1 @Pit 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .248 .287 .373 .660
Jun. 29 @SD 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .248 .287 .374 .661
Jun. 28 @SD 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .251 .288 .378 .666
Jun. 27 @SD 4 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 .254 .291 .383 .674
Jun. 25 Cle 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .251 .288 .381 .669
Jun. 24 Cle 8 0 2 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .251 .289 .383 .672
Jun. 22 SF 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .251 .290 .387 .677
Jun. 21 SF 4 1 2 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .255 .294 .393 .687
Jun. 20 SF 2 1 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 .251 .291 .387 .678
Jun. 19 Mil 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .245 .287 .383 .670
Last 7 Days 23 5 10 4 0 1 4 1 2 1 1 1 1 2 .435 .462 .739 1.201
Last 14 Days 49 11 18 6 0 2 6 2 9 1 1 1 3 2 .367 .382 .612 .994
Last 30 Days 110 14 30 7 0 2 15 3 19 1 2 1 3 3 .273 .291 .391 .682

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Aaron Hill: MLB Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2014 91 1
2013 84
2012 153
2011 137
2010 137 1
2009 156 2

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Aaron Hill Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2014757290.280.413.738
201378122120.321.538.911
2012188278276.271.484.839

Vs. Right

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2014277245361.235.354.621
2013249339291.281.438.789
20124216618588.316.539.901

Home

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2014174184271.253.397.680
2013167267291.287.503.871
20123125314486.321.564.929

Away

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2014178133180.236.337.612
2013160194120.294.419.762
20122974012378.283.478.833
Aaron Hill Advanced Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm PA AB Walk Rate Strikeout Rate BB/K Ratio Contact Rate BABIP Isolated Power
2004 22 AA NEW 573 487 11.3% 10.6% 1.07 87% .297 .136
2005 23 AAA SYR 167 156 2.4% 10.2% 0.24 89% .313 .167
2005 23 MAJ TOR 407 361 8.4% 10.1% 0.83 89% .303 .111
2006 24 MAJ TOR 606 546 6.9% 10.9% 0.64 88% .323 .095
2007 25 MAJ TOR 657 608 6.2% 15.5% 0.40 83% .327 .168
2008 26 MAJ TOR 229 205 7% 13.5% 0.52 85% .302 .098
2009 27 MAJ TOR 734 682 5.7% 13.4% 0.43 86% .290 .213
2010 28 MAJ TOR 580 528 7.1% 14.7% 0.48 84% .197 .189
2011 29 A+ DUN 8 6 12.5% 12.5% 1.00 83% .200 .000
2011 29 MAJ ARI 142 124 8.5% 13.4% 0.63 85% .359 .177
2011 29 MAJ TOR 429 396 5.4% 12.4% 0.43 87% .246 .088
2011  (Multiple Teams) 29 MAJ ARI/TOR 571 520 6.1% 12.6% 0.49 86% .273 .110
2012 30 MAJ ARI 668 609 7.8% 12.9% 0.60 86% .318 .220
2013 31 AAA REN 26 24 3.8% 11.5% 0.33 88% .429 .125
2013 31 MAJ ARI 362 327 8% 13.3% 0.60 85% .313 .171
2014 32 MAJ ARI 402 375 4.2% 17.4% 0.24 81% .296 .133
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3-Year Averages     532 485 7.1% 12.8% 0.56 86% .299 .167
Career     5,216 4,761 6.7% 13.4% 0.50 85% .294 .159

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2014 Stat Review for Aaron Hill    As compared to the top 200 hitters in 2013 (min 400 PA)

Contact

Good contact skills often lead to better fantasy stats.

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.256 AVG
WEAK
81% Contact Rate
GOOD
.296 BABIP
BELOW AVERAGE
Power

SLG and ISO are useful indicators of power.

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.389 SLG
WEAK
.133 ISO
WEAK
Plate Discipline

Patience at the plate often leads to positive outcomes.

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0.24 BB/K
TERRIBLE
4.2% BB Rate
TERRIBLE
17.4% K Rate
AVERAGE
OPS/OBP

A couple of useful stats for evaluating a hitter.

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.680 OPS
POOR
.291 OBP
POOR

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

Hill suffered a bruised right hand after being hit by a pitch in the sixth inning of the Diamondbacks' 10-6 win over the Phillies on Saturday.

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Hill was 3-for-5 with a run scored in the Diamondbacks' loss to Philadelphia on Friday night.

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Hill went 1-for-3 with a homer and three RBI in Tuesday's win over the Tigers.

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Hill will bat leadoff Friday against the Cubs.

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Hill went 2-for-4 with a home run, a double, two runs, and an RBI in Saturday's 2-0 win over the Giants.

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Hill will bat leadoff Friday against the Giants.

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Hill is out of the lineup Wednesday against the Marlins.

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Hill is not in the lineup Friday, the Arizona Republic's Nick Piecoro reports.

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Hill went 2-for-2 with one run scored and two RBI facing the Giants on Friday.

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Hill went 3-fo-5 with a run scored and two RBI on Friday facing the Dodgers.

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Hill is out of the lineup for Saturday's game against the Braves.

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Hill is out of the lineup Sunday vs. the Reds.

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Hill (ankle) is back in the lineup Tuesday against the Padres.

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Hill (ankle) flied out to center field as a pinch-hitter Monday against the Padres.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2014

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2013

Hill had one of the biggest turnaround seasons in all of baseball in 2012, increasing his OPS from .655 to .882 and taking home a National League Silver Slugger Award for his efforts. Interestingly enough, Hill didn't make any significant adjustments to his approach that explain the sudden turnaround, although it's worth pointing out that his HR/FB mark recovered from a dreadful 4.2 percent in 2011 to 11.2 last season (career 8.4). With 26 or more homers in three of the last four seasons, 2011 looks like the outlier in Hill's track record, and short of matching last season's career-high .302 batting average, he appears to have the skill necessary to deliver similar numbers across the board again this time around.

2012

It's been a disappointing ride for Hill since his 36-homer, 108-RBI breakout in 2009, but he seemed to find his stroke again after the Blue Jays traded him to the D-Backs for Kelly Johnson in August. When his batting average plunged toward the Mendoza Line in 2010, it was the byproduct of a sharp increase in his flyball rate (career-high 54.2 percent). Although the results weren't much better in 2011, the batted ball profile returned to Hill's career norms and there's a glimmer of hope that he may be able to return to the 20-25 homer range, albeit with a mediocre average and low OBP. Fortunately, he'll continue to benefit from a hitter-friendly home park as the D-Backs re-signed him in November with a two-year deal to remain their everyday second baseman.

2011

Hill saw his homers (26) predictably drop from the career-high 36 of the previous season, but it was the ugly .205 batting average that torpedoed his season. He hit just .196 on balls he put in play, a far cry from his career mark (.288) and hit more like Benny Hill against southpaws (.125/.226/.225 in 120 at-bats) after punishing them in 2009 (.298/.335/.561). Expect similar power numbers and a better batting average out of the team's everyday second baseman.

2010

Hill rebounded in a big, big way in 2009 after being limited to just 55 games the previous season with a concussion. The outburst, including a career-high 36 home runs and 108 RBI, didn't appear to coincide with a new approach at the plate as he drew just 42 walks and struck out 98 times in 734 plate appearances, figures that are in line with his career marks, so expecting a repeat performance may be wish-casting. He'll be back as the team's unquestioned starter at second base, but expect a significant price hike on the heels of his 2009 performance.

2009

Hill was limited to just 55 games due to a concussion so it remains to be seen if the power spike (17 homers) he flashed in 2007 was for real. He was slugging just .361 at the time of his injury, an ominous sign for those banking on his power being legitimate. We'll have a better idea on his recovery from the concussion when exhibition play begins, but all signs point to a full recovery. He'll be back in the mix for the team's starting second base job.

2008

Hill saw a massive spike in power despite a degrading batting eye (41:102 BB:K), which makes it tough to project his improvement going forward. He had poor months (.396 slugging in May, .381 in June and .382 in August), but a hot September (.406/.434/.585) saved a fading season. There's more evidence that screams "fluke" than "legit", so tread carefully here.

2007

Hill bounced around between second base and shortstop as needed in 2006, but figures to settle in as the starting second baseman following the signing of Royce Clayton. There's not much power here, and he's expected to hit in the bottom third of the lineup again despite the departure of Frank Catalanotto.

2006

Promoted to the majors when Corey Koskie was injured, Hill provided an immediate jolt to the Blue Jays lineup, hitting .359 through June. He slumped badly to .226 from that point on, however. There's almost no power in his bat, but he did manage to play all over the infield, which gives him some added fantasy value. With the trade of Orlando Hudson, Hill enters spring training as the likely starter at second base.

2005

Hill will be moved to either second or third base soon, likely depending on whether Toronto can get out from under Eric Hinske's contract or if they can sign Orlando Hudson past his arbitration years. His bat won't be anything special at the hot corner since his power has been slow to come around, but an excellent 63/61 BB/K ratio at Double-A shows there's room for a power spike.

2004

The only knock on Hill is his limited range in the field, so a move to second base figures to be his future as long as Russ Adams develops. Toronto's first pick in the 2003 draft, his power evaporated in a brief stint at Single-A. He'll move up the chain over the next year and half.