Found April 12, 2013 on Fox Sports Ohio:
LOUISVILLE, KY. Triple-A baseball is an interesting mix. Its one tantalizing step away from the big leagues. Its also one long step back from the big leagues. Yet if a player is going to be successful at the highest level of the minors his approach cant be any different no matter what his career perspective might be. This is where one will find the likes of Billy Hamilton, the top prospect in the Reds organization, and Corky Miller, a catcher who epitomizes every Hollywood vision of the grizzled baseball veteran. It's hard not see Crash Davis in Miller, who has played 199 games in the Major Leagues, 136 of them with the Reds over six seasons, in a 16-year professional career that began when the Reds signed him as non-drafted free agent in 1998 out of the University of Nevada. Hamilton is the name every Reds fan knows, mostly because theyre curious about when the 22-year-old is going to be called up to Cincinnati. Theyll worry about whether hes ready or not later. I try no...
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