Derek Williams
Chicago (A) White Sox (ML)
Derek Williams
Nickname:
Buckeye
Birthdate:
March 20, 1998 (27 y, 1 m, 22 d)
Born In:
Rock Springs, WY, USA
Nationality:
American
Position:
SS
Bats/Throws:
L/R
Height/Weight:
6'1"/198
Entry:
2016 Draft - Round: 1, Overall: 4, Team: Washington Nationals
Contract:
$147M / 7 years (2025-2031)
ML Service Time:
5 years, 79 days

2025 Season Batting Summary

Team G AB H 2B 3B HR RBI R BB K SB CS AVG OBP OPS wOBA BABIP wRC+ WAR ZR
CHA - MLB
31 119 25 6 1 4 14 16 14 34 17 2 0.210 0.293 0.671 0.296 0.259 87 0.83 1.00

2025 Season Fielding Summary

Team Pos G IP PO A E Fld % Eff ZR
CHA - MLB
3B 31 276.0 13 46 1 0.9833 1.0137 0.995
Current Status
MLB Service Time 5 years, 79 days
40-man Service Time 5 years, 135 days
Time as Pro 9 years
Roster Status Active Roster
Injury Status None
Options Used - This Year 2 - No
Personality
Leadership High
Loyalty High
Desire for Win Normal
Greed Low
Intelligence Normal
Work Ethic High
Popularity
National Extremely Popular
Local Extremely Popular
Current Contract
2025 $21M ($16.98M left)
2026 $21M
2027 $21M
2028 $21M
2029 $21M
2030 $21M
2031 $21M
Additional Info
No-Trade No
IP / PA bonusNone
MVP Bonus$1M
Batting Con Gap Pow Eye K's
Current 14 15 15 15 10
vs R 14 16 15 15 10
vs L 14 13 15 15 10
Potential 14 15 16 15 10
Fielding C IF OF
Range 14 9
Error 20 11
Arm 1 18 15
Turn DP 18
C Ability 1
Position
Second 14
Third 15
Shortstop 15
Run/Bunt
Speed 20
Stealing 20
Running 20
Sac Bunt 4
Bunt for Hit 1
Pitching Stuff Movement Control
Current 1 4 1
vs R 1 4 1
vs L 1 4 1
Potential 1 4 1
Pitch Ratings Cur Pot
Fastball 2 2
Other Pitching
Velocity 80-83 mph
GB % 46%
Stamina 1
Hold 2
OSA Rating History
Ratings Changes
2025-05-05
3B defense increased from 13 to 15
2025-04-28
3B defense increased from 10 to 13
2025-04-21
3B defense increased from 6 to 10
2025-04-14
3B defense increased from 2 to 6
Weight increased from 197 to 198
2025-04-05
2B defense increased from 12 to 14
3B defense increased from 1 to 2
2025-03-27
2B defense increased from 9 to 12
Weight decreased from 198 to 197
2025-03-18
Outfield Range decreased from 10 to 9
2B defense increased from 7 to 9
Weight increased from 197 to 198
2025-03-09
GB% increased from 45% to 46%
2025-02-23
Sac Bunt decreased from 5 to 4
Weight increased from 196 to 197
2025-02-08
Sac Bunt increased from 4 to 5
Movement Potential decreased from 6 to 4
Movement decreased from 6 to 4
Movement vs R decreased from 6 to 4
Movement vs L decreased from 6 to 4
Weight increased from 193 to 196
2024-11-10
Infield Arm increased from 17 to 18
2024-10-26
3B defense decreased from 2 to 1
Weight decreased from 194 to 193
2024-10-07
Contact Potential increased from 13 to 14
Contact increased from 13 to 14
Contact vs R increased from 13 to 14
Contact vs L increased from 13 to 14
2B defense increased from 6 to 7
2024-09-16
2B defense increased from 5 to 6
2024-09-09
Weight decreased from 195 to 194
2024-09-02
2B defense increased from 4 to 5
2024-08-19
2B defense increased from 3 to 4
2024-08-05
Weight decreased from 196 to 195
2024-07-31
Infield Error increased from 19 to 20
2B defense increased from 2 to 3
SS defense increased from 14 to 15
2024-07-22
2B defense increased from 1 to 2
2024-07-08
2B defense increased from 0 to 1
Weight decreased from 197 to 196
2024-06-10
Power increased from 14 to 15
Power vs R increased from 14 to 15
Power vs L increased from 14 to 15
2024-05-06
Gap vs R increased from 15 to 16
2024-04-22
Weight increased from 196 to 197
2024-04-07
Sac Bunt decreased from 5 to 4
2024-03-29
Contact increased from 11 to 13
Contact vs R increased from 11 to 13
Contact vs L increased from 11 to 13
Power increased from 13 to 14
Power vs R increased from 13 to 14
Power vs L increased from 13 to 14
Avoid Ks increased from 9 to 10
Avoid Ks vs R increased from 9 to 10
Avoid Ks vs L increased from 9 to 10
Outfield Range decreased from 11 to 10
Weight increased from 195 to 196
2024-03-20
Turn Double Play increased from 17 to 18
3B defense decreased from 3 to 2
2024-03-11
Sac Bunt increased from 4 to 5
2024-02-25
Hold increased from 1 to 2
Weight increased from 194 to 195
2024-02-09
Sac Bunt decreased from 5 to 4
2023-12-19
Gap increased from 14 to 15
2023-12-07
Contact decreased from 12 to 11
Contact vs R decreased from 12 to 11
Contact vs L decreased from 12 to 11
2023-11-13
National Popularity increased from Very Popular to Extremely Popular
2023-11-09
3B defense decreased from 4 to 3
2023-09-11
Gap decreased from 15 to 14
Avoid Ks decreased from 10 to 9
Avoid Ks vs R decreased from 10 to 9
Avoid Ks vs L decreased from 10 to 9
Weight increased from 193 to 194
2023-07-17
Gap increased from 14 to 15
Avoid Ks increased from 9 to 10
Avoid Ks vs R increased from 9 to 10
Avoid Ks vs L increased from 9 to 10
SS defense decreased from 15 to 14
Weight increased from 191 to 193
2023-05-29
Contact Potential decreased from 14 to 13
Contact decreased from 13 to 12
Contact vs R decreased from 13 to 12
Contact vs L decreased from 13 to 12
Gap decreased from 15 to 14
Avoid Ks decreased from 10 to 9
Avoid Ks vs R decreased from 10 to 9
Avoid Ks vs L decreased from 10 to 9
Infield Range decreased from 15 to 14
Outfield Range decreased from 12 to 11
Outfield Arm decreased from 16 to 15
3B defense decreased from 5 to 4
Control Potential decreased from 2 to 1
Control decreased from 2 to 1
Control vs R decreased from 2 to 1
Control vs L decreased from 2 to 1
Weight increased from 188 to 191
2023-02-26
Contact increased from 12 to 13
Contact vs R increased from 12 to 13
Contact vs L increased from 12 to 13
Gap increased from 14 to 15
Power Potential decreased from 17 to 16
Eye Potential increased from 14 to 15
Eye increased from 14 to 15
Eye vs R increased from 14 to 15
Eye vs L increased from 14 to 15
Outfield Range decreased from 13 to 12
Outfield Error decreased from 12 to 11
SS defense decreased from 16 to 15
Control Potential increased from 1 to 2
Control increased from 1 to 2
Control vs R increased from 1 to 2
Control vs L increased from 1 to 2
Weight increased from 187 to 188
National Popularity increased from Popular to Very Popular
2022-10-14
Contact decreased from 13 to 12
Contact vs R decreased from 13 to 12
Contact vs L decreased from 13 to 12
Eye Potential decreased from 15 to 14
Eye decreased from 15 to 14
Eye vs R decreased from 15 to 14
Eye vs L decreased from 15 to 14
3B defense decreased from 6 to 5
Weight increased from 186 to 187
2022-07-31
Contact increased from 12 to 13
Contact vs R increased from 12 to 13
Contact vs L increased from 12 to 13
Gap decreased from 15 to 14
Eye Potential increased from 14 to 15
Eye increased from 14 to 15
Eye vs R increased from 14 to 15
Eye vs L increased from 14 to 15
Movement Potential decreased from 7 to 6
Movement decreased from 7 to 6
Movement vs R decreased from 7 to 6
Movement vs L decreased from 7 to 6
2022-05-29
Contact decreased from 13 to 12
Contact vs R decreased from 13 to 12
Contact vs L decreased from 13 to 12
Gap vs R decreased from 16 to 15
Gap vs L decreased from 14 to 13
Power increased from 11 to 13
Power vs R increased from 11 to 13
Power vs L increased from 11 to 13
Infield Range increased from 14 to 15
Outfield Range decreased from 14 to 13
3B defense decreased from 7 to 6
SS defense increased from 15 to 16
Movement Potential increased from 6 to 7
Movement increased from 6 to 7
Movement vs R increased from 6 to 7
Movement vs L increased from 6 to 7
Weight increased from 176 to 186
Local Popularity increased from Popular to Extremely Popular
National Popularity increased from Well Known to Popular
2021-04-10
Contact increased from 12 to 13
Contact vs R increased from 12 to 13
Contact vs L increased from 12 to 13
Speed decreased from 26 to 20
Stealing decreased from 26 to 20
Baserunning decreased from 26 to 20
GB% increased from 44% to 45%
Weight decreased from 177 to 176

Career Major League Stats

Team Year Age G PA AB H 2B 3B HR RBI R BB K SB CS AVG OBP OPS BABIP wOBA WAR
CHA - MLB
2025 27 31 133 119 25 6 1 4 14 16 14 34 17 2 0.210 0.293 0.671 0.2593 0.296 0.83
CHA - MLB
2024 26 85 400 349 88 12 2 14 39 63 42 88 44 14 0.252 0.337 0.755 0.2984 0.335 1.52
WAS - MLB
2024 26 74 328 277 76 10 4 13 48 47 47 52 37 7 0.274 0.381 0.861 0.2944 0.376 3.39
WAS - MLB
2023 25 159 707 609 170 27 7 30 108 120 83 149 100 8 0.279 0.364 0.858 0.3175 0.370 8.63
WAS - MLB
2022 24 157 726 624 175 27 10 30 88 129 83 138 113 13 0.280 0.373 0.873 0.3139 0.379 10.54
WAS - MLB
2021 23 127 598 524 145 17 11 17 61 96 63 119 77 15 0.277 0.355 0.803 0.3257 0.351 6.30
WAS - MLB
2020 22 151 697 631 171 29 15 12 77 90 52 143 82 18 0.271 0.327 0.749 0.3292 0.329 5.46
WAS - MLB
2019 21 23 82 77 16 2 0 2 7 6 4 22 0 2 0.208 0.244 0.556 0.2593 0.236 -0.29
Total - MLB
MLB
807 3671 3210 866 130 50 122 442 567 388 745 470 79 0.270 0.351 0.806 0.3131 0.352 36.38

Career Minor League Stats

Team Year Age G PA AB H 2B 3B HR RBI R BB K SB CS AVG OBP OPS BABIP wOBA WAR
SYR - IL
2020 22 4 21 16 5 2 0 0 4 7 5 3 0 1 0.313 0.476 0.914 0.3846 0.416 0.16
SYR - IL
2019 21 46 210 185 55 16 1 8 34 29 22 42 9 4 0.297 0.373 0.898 0.3456 0.381 1.24
HAR - EL
2019 21 41 183 163 48 15 2 8 25 29 18 35 7 4 0.295 0.372 0.930 0.3333 0.406 1.45
SYR - IL
2018 20 34 159 142 34 13 4 0 12 20 11 41 2 1 0.239 0.315 0.702 0.3333 0.308 -0.01
HAR - EL
2018 20 106 464 405 105 34 4 6 65 56 45 97 15 3 0.259 0.334 0.742 0.3183 0.333 1.00
HAG - SAL
2017 19 63 282 252 70 21 5 5 35 31 20 73 6 2 0.278 0.345 0.806 0.3693 0.359 1.63
Auburn - NYP
AUB - NYP
2017 19 10 42 37 10 1 1 2 8 3 3 8 2 1 0.270 0.333 0.847 0.2857 0.364 0.18
Viera - GCL
GWAS - GCL
2016 18 28 116 101 24 8 2 6 21 15 13 34 6 0 0.238 0.328 0.862 0.2903 0.362 0.51
Nat - DSL
2016 18 35 135 122 24 9 1 1 13 8 13 53 3 0 0.197 0.274 0.586 0.3382 0.257 -0.45
None - None
None - None
2016 18 47 236 202 64 10 5 17 53 62 32 30 38 5 0.317 0.415 1.084 0.3032 0.461 3.30
Total - ??
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47 236 202 64 10 5 17 53 62 32 30 38 5 0.317 0.415 1.084 0.3032 0.461 3.30
Total - AAA
AAA
84 390 343 94 31 5 8 50 56 38 86 11 6 0.274 0.355 0.818 0.3426 0.353 1.39
Total - AA
AA
147 647 568 153 49 6 14 90 85 63 132 22 7 0.269 0.345 0.795 0.3225 0.353 2.45
Total - A
A
63 282 252 70 21 5 5 35 31 20 73 6 2 0.278 0.345 0.806 0.3693 0.359 1.63
Total - S A
S A
10 42 37 10 1 1 2 8 3 3 8 2 1 0.270 0.333 0.847 0.2857 0.364 0.18
Total - R
R
63 251 223 48 17 3 7 34 23 26 87 9 0 0.215 0.299 0.711 0.3154 0.306 0.07

Career Fielding Stats

Team Year Pos G IP PO A E Fld % RF Eff ZR
CHA - MLB
2025 3B 31 276.0 13 46 1 0.983 1.924 1.014 1.00
CHA - MLB
2024 2B 85 731.0 134 213 14 0.961 4.272 0.929 -8.28
WAS - MLB
2024 3B 1 6.0 0 0 0 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.00
WAS - MLB
2024 SS 74 665.2 117 192 6 0.981 4.178 0.965 -3.25
WAS - MLB
2023 SS 159 1437.2 243 447 6 0.991 4.320 1.006 1.37
WAS - MLB
2022 3B 2 2.0 0 0 0 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.00
WAS - MLB
2022 SS 157 1434.2 257 393 6 0.991 4.078 1.051 9.60
WAS - MLB
2021 3B 2 5.0 0 0 0 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.00
WAS - MLB
2021 SS 127 1144.2 227 363 9 0.985 4.639 1.027 4.51
WAS - MLB
2020 3B 4 9.1 0 3 0 1.000 2.893 1.685 1.15
WAS - MLB
2020 SS 151 1353.0 225 396 12 0.981 4.131 0.995 -0.88
WAS - MLB
2019 3B 2 17.0 0 5 0 1.000 2.647 0.872 -0.50
WAS - MLB
2019 SS 20 171.0 40 56 1 0.990 5.053 1.006 0.16
Total 2B 85 731.0 134 213 14 -8.28
Total 3B 42 315.1 13 54 1 1.64
Total SS 688 6206.2 1109 1847 40 11.50

TheShow Hitting Log

Date Opp Score AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI K BB HBP SF SB CS WPA Avg OBP OPS
May 11, 2025
May 11
@BAL 3 - 0 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 -0.01
May 10, 2025
May 10
@BAL 6 - 2 5 1 1 1 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 -0.09
May 9, 2025
May 9
@BAL 0 - 7 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 -0.06
May 8, 2025
May 8
@KC 2 - 4 5 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 -0.03
May 7, 2025
May 7
@KC 3 - 5 4 1 2 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0.16
May 6, 2025
May 6
@KC 2 - 1 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 -0.09
May 5, 2025
May 5
@KC 2 - 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 1 0 0 1 0 0.00
May 4, 2025
May 4
@DET 10 - 4 4 1 1 0 0 1 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0.01
May 3, 2025
May 3
@DET 3 - 2 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 -0.05
May 2, 2025
May 2
@DET 8 - 0 4 1 2 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 -0.04
April 30, 2025
Apr 30
KC 5 - 3 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 1 0 -0.03
April 29, 2025
Apr 29
KC 8 - 3 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0.08
April 28, 2025
Apr 28
KC 7 - 3 3 1 1 1 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 1 0 0.18
April 27, 2025
Apr 27
CLE 2 - 1 3 1 2 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0.09
April 26, 2025
Apr 26
CLE 3 - 2 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 -0.23
April 25, 2025
Apr 25
CLE 6 - 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 -0.08
April 23, 2025
Apr 23
@NYA 8 - 1 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 -0.02
April 22, 2025
Apr 22
@NYA 9 - 2 5 2 2 0 0 2 5 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.19
April 21, 2025
Apr 21
@NYA 2 - 0 4 0 2 1 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.09
April 20, 2025
Apr 20
@MIN 5 - 1 4 2 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 6 0 0.24
April 19, 2025
Apr 19
@MIN 5 - 3 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 -0.06
April 18, 2025
Apr 18
@MIN 5 - 9 4 2 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
April 17, 2025
Apr 17
@CLE 5 - 1 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 -0.07
April 16, 2025
Apr 16
@CLE 0 - 3 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 -0.12
April 15, 2025
Apr 15
@CLE 4 - 8 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 -0.17
April 13, 2025
Apr 13
MIN 3 - 2 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.13
April 12, 2025
Apr 12
MIN 2 - 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 -0.10
April 11, 2025
Apr 11
MIN 3 - 4 4 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0.10
April 10, 2025
Apr 10
DET 5 - 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 -0.14
April 9, 2025
Apr 9
DET 1 - 2 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 -0.10
April 7, 2025
Apr 7
DET 2 - 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 -0.18
Date Team Players Sent Team Players Sent
July 1, 2024 Chicago (A) Dave Hoover
Dave Smart
Jeff Floyd
Gus St. John
Bret Goodwin
Washington Derek Williams
Player Awards
Award Year / Date Team
MVP / Batter of the Year 2022 Washington (MLB)
Rookie of the Year 2020 Washington (MLB)
All-Star 2023 Washington (MLB)
2022 Washington (MLB)
2021 Washington (MLB)
Gold Glove 2022 - SS Washington (MLB)
Silver Slugger 2022 - SS Washington (MLB)
Player of the Week Oct 7, 2024 Chicago (A) (MLB)
Jun 13, 2022 Washington (MLB)
Hall of Fame Metrics
Metric Score
Black Ink10
Grey Ink37
Leaderboard Appearances
Year GS Rank
2023 159 6
Year PA Rank
2020 697 10
2022 726 1
2023 707 10
Year AB Rank
2020 631 7
Year K Rank
2025 34 10
Year TB Rank
2022 312 7
Year 3B Rank
2020 15 1
2021 11 1
2022 10 2
Year SB Rank
2020 82 2
2021 77 2
2022 113 1
2023 100 1
2024 44 8
2025 17 2
Year R Rank
2021 96 5
2022 129 2
2023 120 4
Year BB Rank
2022 83 5
2023 83 5
Year HBP Rank
2022 13 4
Year SF Rank
2020 7 5
2023 11 2
Year XBH Rank
2022 67 8
Year WAR Rank
2020 5.5 10
2021 6.4 8
2022 10.5 3
2023 8.6 6