Hamilton was called a "potential superstar" by Mayo
MLB.com's Jonathon Mayo has been putting in work, analzyzing the top prospects in baseball and recently has run his series on the Top 10 Prospects at each position. Several Reds have shown up on these lists in the past including Devin Mesoraco and Aroldis Chapman. Add a few more names to the list as the Reds boast a Top 10 outfielder, a Top 10 second baseman, and a Top 10 left-handed pitcher.
Billy Hamilton recently made the switch from shortstop to center field and it landed him at number three on the list of the Top 10 outfield prospects:
3. Billy Hamilton, Reds: Hamilton was a shortstop until last fall, when he made the long-expected move to center field in the Arizona Fall League. The 2009 second-round pick was settling in nicely to his new environment, with his plus-plus speed allowing him to outrun any mistakes as he learned how to read the ball off the bat and get better jumps. That outstanding speed ...