Aaron Hill

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  • 5' 11" /200

Aaron Hill MLB Career Stats

5646 .266 162 695 74 .740

Aaron Hill Bio

  • Full Name: Aaron Walter Hill
  • Nickname: Hilly
  • Born: 3/21/1982 in Visalia, CA
  • Draft: 2003, Toronto Blue Jays, 1st rd. (13th overall)
  • College: Louisiana State
  • Debut: 5/20/2005
  • Last Game: 6/23/2017
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MLB Career Stats 5646 736 1501 162 695 74 .266 .323 .740


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Aaron Hill Stats

*Since 2006

Aaron Hill Advanced Stats

*Since 2006
*Since 2006

Aaron Hill Statcast Events


Aaron Hill Awards

AL All-Star

Year Team League
2009 Toronto AL

NL Silver Slugger

Year Team League
2012 Arizona NL

AL Silver Slugger

Year Team League
2009 Toronto AL

Wilson Team Defensive Player of the Year

Year Team League
2012 Arizona NL

AL Comeback Player of the Year

Year Team League
2009 Toronto AL

MLB Players Choice AL Comeback Player

Year Team League
2009 Toronto AL

Blue Jays MVP

Year Team League
2009 Toronto AL

Futures Game Most Valuable Player

Year Team League
2004 New Hampshire EAS

Futures Game Selection

Year Team League
2004 New Hampshire EAS

EAS Post-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2004 New Hampshire EAS

Aaron Hill Leaderboards

Batting Average

Season AVG Rank
2012 .302 11th in NL

Home Runs

Season HR Rank
2009 36 3rd in AL
2010 26 15th in AL
2012 26 18th in NL

Runs Batted In

Season RBI Rank
2009 108 5th in AL
2012 85 23rd in NL

On-base Plus Slugging

Season OPS Rank
2012 .882 6th in NL

On-base Percentage

Season OBP Rank
2012 .360 16th in NL

Slugging Percentage

Season SLG Rank
2009 .499 22nd in AL
2012 .522 7th in NL

Runs Scored

Season R Rank
2007 87 25th in AL
2009 103 6th in AL
2012 93 10th in NL


Season H Rank
2007 177 18th in AL
2009 195 5th in AL
2012 184 5th in NL


Season 2B Rank
2007 47 3rd in AL
2009 37 15th in AL
2012 44 2nd in NL


Season 3B Rank
2012 6 15th in NL

Games Played

Season G Rank
2006 155 16th in AL
2007 160 6th in AL
2009 158 9th in AL
2012 156 11th in NL

At Bats

Season AB Rank
2007 608 12th in AL
2009 682 1st in AL
2012 609 8th in NL

Plate Appearances

Season PA Rank
2007 657 23rd in AL
2009 734 1st in AL
2012 668 14th in NL

Total Bases

Season TB Rank
2007 279 19th in AL
2009 340 2nd in AL
2012 318 3rd in NL

Hit by Pitch

Season HBP Rank
2006 9 17th in AL
2010 8 18th in AL

Aaron Hill Latest Transactions

Team Date Transaction
June 29, 2017 San Francisco Giants released LF Aaron Hill.
June 24, 2017 San Francisco Giants designated LF Aaron Hill for assignment.
May 26, 2017 San Francisco Giants activated LF Aaron Hill from the 10-day disabled list.
May 20, 2017 San Jose Giants sent LF Aaron Hill on a rehab assignment to Sacramento River Cats.
May 16, 2017 San Francisco Giants sent LF Aaron Hill on a rehab assignment to San Jose Giants.
April 24, 2017 San Francisco Giants placed LF Aaron Hill on the 10-day disabled list. Right forearm strain.
April 2, 2017 San Francisco Giants selected the contract of 3B Aaron Hill from Sacramento River Cats.
March 30, 2017 3B Aaron Hill assigned to Sacramento River Cats.
February 24, 2017 San Francisco Giants invited non-roster 3B Aaron Hill to spring training.
November 3, 2016 3B Aaron Hill elected free agency.
July 7, 2016 Milwaukee Brewers traded 3B Aaron Hill and cash to Boston Red Sox for 2B Wendell Rijo and RHP Aaron Wilkerson.
January 30, 2016 Milwaukee Brewers traded 2B Jean Segura and RHP Tyler Wagner to Arizona Diamondbacks for RHP Chase Anderson, 3B Aaron Hill, SS Isan Diaz and cash.
June 25, 2013 Arizona Diamondbacks activated 3B Aaron Hill from the 15-day disabled list.
June 15, 2013 Aaron Hill roster status changed by Tucson Padres.
June 15, 2013 Arizona Diamondbacks sent 2B Aaron Hill on a rehab assignment to Reno Aces.
April 16, 2013 Arizona Diamondbacks placed 2B Aaron Hill on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to April 15, 2013. Broken left hand.
November 15, 2011 Arizona Diamondbacks signed free agent 2B Aaron Hill.
October 31, 2011 2B Aaron Hill elected free agency.
August 24, 2011 Arizona Diamondbacks activated 2B Aaron Hill.
August 23, 2011 Toronto Blue Jays traded 2B Aaron Hill and SS John McDonald to Arizona Diamondbacks for 2B Kelly Johnson.
May 8, 2011 Aaron Hill roster status changed by Toronto Blue Jays.
May 5, 2011 sent 2B Aaron Hill on a rehab assignment to Dunedin Blue Jays.
April 25, 2011 Toronto Blue Jays placed 2B Aaron Hill on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to April 20, 2011. Sore right hamstring.
April 23, 2010 Toronto Blue Jays activated 2B Aaron Hill from the 15-day disabled list.
April 12, 2010 Toronto Blue Jays placed 2B Aaron Hill on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to April 8, 2010. Tightness in his right hamstring.

Aaron Walter Hill Bio Info

Is married.....wife's name is Lizzy.....the couple has two children, Paige and Stephen…Graduated from Redwood (CA) High School, where he also played football and soccer…Attended Louisiana State University, where he was 2003 SEC Player of the Year…Was a member of the 2002 United States National Team…Is involved with charities whose mission is to provide help for hungry children…Enjoys the outdoors, golf and playing the guitar.


Batted .230 with 6 HR and 39 RBI in 116 games during his final season with Arizona…Made 73 starts (38g at 2B, 33g at 3B, 2g at DH…Batted .300 (9-for-30, 7rbi) as a pinch-hitter…Belted his 150th career homer on 8/11 vs. Philadelphia with a 2-run shot off David Buchanan…Was traded to Milwaukee as part of a five-player deal on 1/30/16.


Hit .244 (122-for-501) with 26 doubles, 10 home runs and 60 RBI in 133 games with the D-backs... Is 1 of 6 second basemen with 20+ doubles in each of the last 6 seasons (also Robinson Cano, Howie Kendrick, Ian Kinsler, Brandon Phillips and Dustin Pedroia)... Made 116 starts at second base and 7 at third base…his start at third on Sept. 4 @ Padres was his first since Sept. 18, 2005 vs. Yankees... Finished fourth among NL second basemen with a .988 fielding percentage (7 E in 569 TC), the third-highest of his career (min. 100 games)…only his .992 (2012) and .991 (2009) marks were better…was second in the NL with 5.02 total chances per 9.0 innings... Recorded a walk-off single in the 14th inning on June 24 vs. Indians (11th career walk-off plate appearance)...Along with wife, Lizzie, served as honorary chairs of the club's annual charity event, Evening on the Diamond, on March 27.


Played in just 87 games due to injury in his second full season with Arizona and hit .291 (95-for-327) with 21 doubles, 11 home runs and 41 RBI... Reached the 10+ homer mark in back-to-back seasons for the second time in his career (also 2008-09)... Averaged 12.48 plate appearances per walk, his best mark since his rookie season in 2005 (11.97)... Recorded walk-off hits on Aug. 14 vs. Orioles (14th-inning single off Bud Norris) and Aug. 27 vs. Padres (10thinning single off Dale Thayer)... On 15-day disabled list from April 15-June 25 with a broken left hand…suffered the injury after being struck by James McDonald on April 9 vs. Pittsburgh... 13-game hitting streak from Aug. 6-20 (.426; 23-for-54), including a career-high 5 straight multi-hit games from Aug. 7-12... Homered in 3 consecutive games from Aug. 10-12, tying a career high (also June 18-20, 2012)... Batted .372 (35-for-94) in August, fifth-best in the NL... D-backs' Roberto Clemente Award nominee.

2012 Selected by The Sporting News as the National League All-Star second baseman and as the D-backs' Most Valuable Player by the Arizona Chapter of the BBWAA after batting a career-high .302 (184-for-609) with 44 doubles, 6 triples, 26 home runs and 85 RBI in his first full season with Arizona...also established career highs in slugging percentage (.552), OPS (.882) and extra-base hits (76)...Earned his second Silver Slugger Award at second base, the first D-backs infielder to garner the award...Named a finalist for the Hank Aaron Award, which recognizes the most outstanding offensive performer in each league...Recorded third career 20-homer season (also 2009-10) and third by a D-backs second baseman, joining Jay Bell (36 in 1999) and Kelly Johnson (26 in 2010)...85 RBI were the most by an Arizona second baseman since Bell's 110 in 1999...Hit for 2 cycles (June 18 vs. Mariners and June 29 @ Brewers), the second player in the modern era of Major League Baseball to hit for a pair of cycles in a season (also Brooklyn Robins' Babe Herman in 1931)...John Reilly (1883 with Cincinnati Red Stockings) and Tip O'Neill (1887 with St. Louis Browns) also hit for 2 cycles in a season in the American Association...Led all NL second basemen in average (.300), home runs, doubles, BI, total bases(316), on-base percentage (.358) and slugging percentage (.521)...statistics as second baseman only...Ranked among NL leaders in doubles (T-2nd) and total bases(3rd, 318)...Is 1 of 5 players in D-backs history to hit at least .300 with a .500 slugging percentage or better, joining Luis Gonzalez (1999-2001, '03), Matt Williams (1999), Chad Tracy (2005) and Justin Upton (2009)...Ranked third among NL second basemen with a .840 zone rating and fourth with a .992 fielding percentage (6 E in 757 TC)...Hit his 100th career home run on April 7 vs. Giants...Became the fifth D-backs player to hit for the cycle on June 18 vs. Mariners and first to do so in only 4 plate appearances...Homered in 3 straight games for the first time from June 18-20...also collected a double and home run in each game during that span, the first D-backs player to accomplish the feat and first player in baseball to do so since Evan Longoria from June 25-27, 2008...Collected his 1,000th hit as part of his second cycle on June 29 @ Brewers...Hit safely in 19 straight home games from May 23-July 4, tied for the third-longest streak in club history (also Willie Bloomquist from Aug. 9, 2011-April 8)...Appeared in his 1,000th game on July 22 vs. Astros...Career-high 5 hits on Sept. 4 @ Giants, going 5-for-5 with a double, home run, 2 RBI and a walk. 2011 Combined to hit .246 (128-for-520) with 27 doubles, 8 homers and 61 RBI in 137 games between the Blue Jays and D-backs...set a career-high with 21 stolen bases...Batted .315 (39-for-124) with 12 doubles, 2 home runs and 16 RBI in 33 games with the D-backs, compared to .225 (89-396) in 104 games with the Blue Jays...On the disabled list from April 20-May 8 with a strained right hamsting...played in 2 rehab games with Single-A Dunedin...Hit his first career grand slam on May 29 vs. White Sox...Traded to the D-backs on Aug. 23 with INF John McDonald for INF Kelly Johnson...Hit safely in 16-of-17 games from Aug. 28-Sept. 14, including 13 straight (.415, 22-for-53)...POSTSEASON: Hit .278 (5-for-18) with 1 home run, 1 RBI and 5 walks in 5 NLDS games vs. Brewers...hit a solo homer in Game 4 (off Chris Narveson). 2010 Played in 138 games for the Blue Jays starting 137 at 2B and one at DH... POWER STROKE: Hit 25+ home runs in back to back seasons (62 total) and had 48 extra-base hits... Ranked 2nd among AL 2B with 26 home runs (Cano 29)... Hit a home run in back-to-back games four times... On Aug. 7 vs. TB had his only multi-home run game of the season (3rd career) and matched his career high in runs batted in with four (2nd time)... June 14 at SD had a career high three doubles... LET'S GO HOME: Hit a walk-off single in 14th inning June 5 vs. NYY... DISABLED LIST: Was on the DL from Apr. 7-23 with a right hamstring injury... STREAKING: Had a season high seven game hit streak from Aug. 11-17 where he hit .308 (8-for-26)... WALK 'EM OFF: Twice this season provided the game-winning single, June 5 vs. NYY (14th inn) and Aug. 27 vs. DET (11th inn)...TROUBLE WITH LEFTIES: Batted .125 vs. left-handed pitchers (15-120), with three doubles and three home runs. 2009 Was awarded the AL Comeback Player of the Year by Major League Baseball Was awarded and AL Silver Slugger, representative of the best offensive player at his position for his accomplishments in the 2009 season... Played in 158 games a year after losing the majority of his 2008 season to a concussion... Posted career-highs with 36 home runs, 108 RBI, 195 hits, 103 runs scored and 682 at-bats... BOMBS AWAY: Led Major League second basemen with 36 home runs and 107 RBI... The 36 home runs as a second baseman were tied for third-most in A.L. history behind Alfonso Soriano's 39 home runs in 2002 and 38 in 2003...In fact, the 107 RBI are the most by any Major League second baseman since Bret Boone recorded 117 in 2003... His seven homeruns in each of May, June & August represented career highs... June 28 vs. PHI, recorded his first multi home run game of his career (would add another, July 25 vs. TB), marking #18 & 19 of the season passing Roberto Alomar for the career mark for home runs by a second basemen in a single season... LEAGUE LEADER: Ranked 5th in hits (195), 2nd in total bases (340), T-5th in multi-hit games (57), T-3rd in home runs (36), T-5th in RBI (108) & 6th in extra-base hits (73)... Also led all #2 hitters in hits, home runs, runs batted in, extra-base hits & total bases... STAR GAZING: Was selected to his first career All-Star Game and started the game at second base after Boston's Dustin Pedroia could not attend... Went 0-3 in the contest... OUT OF THE GATE: Became the fastest to 50 hits, measured in games (31), in Blue Jay history... His 38 hits in April ranked T-3rd on the all time Club, one shy of Hillenbrand (39 - '05) & Stewart (39 - '01)... Held a .365 batting average at the conclusion of April... BIG DAYS: Collected a career high four hits on two occasions marking the 8th & 9th times he has done so in his career... TOP DUO: Adam Lind (114 RBI) & Aaron Hill (108 RBI) have become just the 2nd pair in Blue Jays history to record at least 35-HR, 35-2B & 100- RBI in the same season... Also, the 221 combined RBI between the two are the most by a Blue Jay duo since 2003 when Delgado (145) & Wells (117) combined for 262. 2008 Played in just 55 games this season after suffering a concussion that occurred in the 9th inning on May 29 at OAK after colliding with SS David Eckstein... Batted .263 (54-205) with two home runs & 20 RBI including 14 doubles in 55 games played (53 starts)... ON THE SHELF: Was placed on the 15-day DL on June 7 (retro to May 30) with a mild concussion... Matched a career high with a four-hit game vs. the A's on Apr. 8... Was the 7th time in his career to record four hits in a game... Was batting .444 (12-27) with seven RBI after his first eight games of the season... Had a season high nine game hit streak from May 12-21 & batted .394 (13-33) over that span... Committed just one error in 238 total chances at second base this season (479.0 innings). 2007 Posted a career high with 17 home runs and 78 RBI...On Apr. 12 vs. DET, became the 1st Blue Jay second baseman in Club history to have exceeded 10 RBI over their first 10 games to start any one season...Hill had reached that mark in nine games...Apr. 22-23 hit home runs in back to back contests...Hit his 4th HR of the season on Apr. 23 at BOS...Did not hit his 4th home run of the 2006 season until Sept. 15 vs. Tampa Bay (team game #147 & his 140th game)...AGRRESSIVE BASE RUNNING: On May 29 vs. NYY became just the 2nd player in Club history to record a straight steal of home...It also marked just the 2nd time in Club history a Blue Jay turned the trick on a straight steal (last was Raul Mondesi on Apr. 17, 2001 vs. NYY)...It represented the 1st steal of home by a Blue Jay since Shea Hillenbrand (Aug. 26, 2005 vs. NYY)...WALK IT OFF: June 5 vs. TB became the 1st player since 1974 to leadoff an inning with a walk & the game-winning walk in the same inning... Aug. 19 vs. BAL won the game on a walk-off sac fly in the 10th inning...WHERE HE RANKED: Among AL 2nd baseman, led in games (160), innings played (1410.0), assists (560), assists/9 innings (3.57) & doubles (47)...Ranked 2nd in total chances (818) & double plays (114)...Ranked 2nd in RBI (78), SLG (.460), 4th in hits (177) & 4th in home runs (17)...SECOND BEST: His 17 home runs match the most by a Blue Jay 2nd baseman in Club history with Roberto Alomar's 17 in 1993...His 78 RBI are the 2nd most by a Blue Jay 2nd baseman in a single season (Alomar 93 RBI in '93)...His 160 games played, ties him for 1st with Roberto Alomar for the most in a season by a Blue Jay 2nd baseman...On Sept. 16 vs. BAL, set a new single season Club record for doubles by a Blue Jay 2nd baseman with his 42nd double of the year...Surpassed Alomar's mark of 41 doubles (1991)...Ranked 3rd in the AL with 47 doubles this season (M. Ordonez led with 54)...The 47 doubles placed him 4th for the most doubles in a single season in Club history (2nd most by a right-handed hitter)...The 47 doubles by Hill are the most by an AL 2nd baseman since Brian Roberts (50) & Ronnie Belliard (47) in '04...A STRONG FINISH: Finished the season on a career high 15-game hit streak to match the longest by a Blue Jay (F. Thomas)...Batted .453 (29-64) with eight doubles & two home runs over that stretch...Enjoyed a multi-hit effort in 11 of his last 15 contests, including seven of his last nine...Among the AL leaders in September, ranked 1st in hits (43), T-2nd in runs (23), 4th in batting average (.406) & 4th in doubles (10)...On Sept. 29, batted 4th in the lineup for the 1st time in his career...In fact, it marked just the 2nd time in Club history that a Blue Jay 2nd baseman batted in the cleanup position...Damaso Garcia was the only other 2nd baseman to do so, on just one occasion, back on Sept. 4, 1980 vs.CWS...QUITE THE HONOUR: Was named the Toronto BBWAA Player of the Month for both April and September... In April, batted .313 with five home runs and 20 RBI...Was T-4th in the AL with nine doubles in April...Batted .406 with three home runs and 10 RBI in September...Won the 2007 Fielding Bible Award for second base (among all of MLB), chosen by a panel of 10 experts, including Bill James and John Dewan. 2006 Was 2nd on the team with 155 games played...Batted .400 with the bases loaded (14-25), with nine RBI...Was batting .305 (highest point of the season) on July 26...Raised his batting average .091 points from May 16-June 14... Batted .400 (40-100) over that time period... Hit his 1st home run of the season on May 24 vs. TB (42nd game/148 AB's)... Hit four of his six home runs in September...Led the AL in July in batting avg., hitting .361 (35-97). 2005 Ranked among the AL rookie leaders with a .274 batting average (6th), 40 RBI (10th), 24 multi-hit games (7th), 49 runs scored (9th), 99 hits (8th), 139 total bases (10th), 25 doubles (T-6th), 31 extra base hits (9th), a .342 on base percentage (5th) and a .385 slugging percentage (7th)...Had the longest hitting streak by both a Blue Jay and an AL rookie hitting safely in 13 straight games between June 27 and July 15... Began the season with Syracuse in the International League (AAA), but had his contract purchased on May 20 in the wake of an injury to Corey Koskie...Made his Major League debut on May 20 vs. WAS as Toronto's designated hitter... Collected his first career hit in the fourth inning, tripling to left centre to score a pair of runs in a 6-1 Toronto win... Hit safely in each of his first five games with Toronto...Through the end of May, hit safely in nine of his first 11 games, with a .415 batting average and 11 RBI...His first career home run came on June 20 vs. BAL as part of his only four-hit game of the season. 2004 Named R. Howard Webster Award Winner for New Hampshire (AA)... Selected to participate in 2004 Eastern League All-Star Game... Named New York Mercantile Exchange All-Star Futures Game MVP... Named as the Blue Jays Organizational Player of the Month in July after batting .386, with two home runs and 20 RBI... Named Eastern League Midseason and Postseason All-Star... Named as a Blue Jays Minor League Star of the Month in August after batting .276, with four home runs and 22 RBI. 2003 The Blue Jays 2003 first round pick began the year with Auburn, but was promoted midseason to Dunedin...Was named as the year-end winner of the New York Penn League's Stedler Award, given to the top pro prospect, after batting .361 with four home runs and 34 RBI in 33 games with Auburn...Tied for the team high with seven hits in seven postseason games... Was selected by Baseball America as the 6th top prospect in the organization.