The Louisville Bats projected roster will be pushed back until tomorrow.
The Reds sent Billy Hamilton and Drew Hayes to the minor leagues from camp yesterday. Billy Hamilton really struggled this spring, hitting just .174/.240/.348 with 9 strikeouts and 2 walks in 25 plate appearances. Drew Hayes threw 4.2 innings with 3 walks, 3 strikeouts and a 3.86 ERA. Neither move is a surprise as neither guy was really competing for a job. Hamilton has long been talked about by the front office to be heading to Louisville. Hayes on the other hand could reasonably be expected in either Louisville or in Pensacola. While his ERA was a strong 3.41 with the Blue Wahoos last year, his walk rate was also 5.4/9ip last season. Ashley Marshall has a little bit more on Hamilton from Milb.com.
Speaking of Billy Hamilton, C. Trent Rosecrans had this up on Cincinnati.com yesterday from a scout on Hamilton:
Talked to one scout last night who raved about Billy Hamilton in center field. This one scout said he’...