Found August 30, 2013 on Redlegs Review:
One of the most prolific base stealers in professional baseball will be wearing a Reds uniform when the team welcomes the Cardinals to town for a four-game series at Great American Ball Park on Monday. That base stealer is none other than fleet-footed outfielder Billy Hamilton, who is expected to be one of many players promoted to the big club when rosters expand on Monday. “I think it helps any young player who you think has a future as bright as he does to get up here and experience the speed of the game and what it takes to play up here,” Reds general manager Walt Jocketty said. “Any experience you can give him helps.” Hamilton is widely regarded as the top prospect in the organization. However, the Mississippi native hasn't exactly performed like the top prospect this season. The 22-year-old is sporting a slash line of just .256/.308/.344 with Triple-A Louisville. But he is 75-for-90 in the stolen base department and is hitting a modest .284 since the All-Star B...
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