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Reds’ Billy Hamilton To Have Shoulder Surgery; Out for Season

The 2015 season has been a lost cause for the Cincinnati Reds and Monday, they got a little bit more bad news as it was revealed that speedy center fielder Billy Hamilton will need surgery on his right shoulder that will put him on the shelf for the rest of the season. Hamilton was placed on the disabled list on August 19 and stayed there until September 7 for a sprained capsule...
Via Baseball Essential
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Majors' stolen base leader to have season-ending surgery

  Billy Hamilton will undergo arthroscopic shoulder surgery later this week, ending the season for the Cincinnati Reds speedster. General manager Walt Jocketty announced the move after Monday night's 2-1 loss to the Cardinals. Jocketty said the surgery is set for Friday in Cincinnati. ''We think it's in his best interest to shut him down now,'' Jocketty said. Hamilton leads the...
Via AP on Fox
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Cincinnati Reds: The impact of Billy Hamilton’s speed

If you ask someone to name five current Cincinnati Reds players, Billy Hamilton will more than likely be named. He is known for one big thing and not much else; his speed. Hamilton is one of the fastest, if not the fastest, players in Major League Baseball today. Before Hamilton even played a game in the big leagues, many people around the baseball world were tossing his name around...
July 16, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Billy Hamilton steals third on throw back to pitcher

Billy Hamilton might be the fastest man alive. OK, that’s probably an exaggeration, but after watching what Hamilton did Saturday night, you’ll understand our reason for hyperbole. The Cincinnati Reds outfielder was on second base in the third inning when Miami Marlins pitcher Adam Conley missed with a ball down in the zone. But when catcher J.T. Realmuto routinely threw...
July 12, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Carlos Gomez leaves gum, note for Billy Hamilton

During Saturday’s game between the Brewers and Reds, Cincinnati’s speedster Billy Hamilton apparently lost his supply of bubble gum while in center field. Fortunately, his Milwaukee counter part provided ample replacements. Your browser does not support iframes. The note accompanying the pieces of of gum read, “I see you dropped all your gum so I...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
July 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Billy Hamilton had predictable season

Billy Hamilton began the season with a lot of pressure to fill some pretty big shoes worn by his Reds' center field predecessor. Hamilton gave the Reds everything they could have asked for with his glove and his legs in the field. He ranked first among all center fielders in defense according to Unfortunately, his offense did not live up to the fielding. The sad thing...
Via The Flagrant Fan
September 30, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Billy Hamilton collides with umpire on infield hit

Your browser does not support iframes.Cincinnati Reds right fielder Billy Hamilton accidentally ran into the first base umpire after legging out an infield single to lead off Tuesday night's game in Baltimore.Hamilton made a full sprint to beat out the underhanded toss to first by Orioles pitcher Bud Norris on a close play. However, Hamilton was unable to avoid the collision with...
Via Holdout Sports
September 02, 2014  |  Discuss

MLB Rookies of the Year thus far

With the season being two-thirds completed, it is time to begin looking into the award races. Major League baseball is stocked full of young talent, so winning the coveted Rookie of the Year award is a great accolade for a promising young player to have. Past winners include the likes of Albert Pujols, Ryan Braun, Mike Trout, and Bryce Harper. So who gets the hardware this Season...
July 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Watch: Billy Hamilton Evades Potential Tag with Tricky Fake-Out

Cincinnati Reds OF Billy Hamilton has impressed many during his rookie campaign. He’s accumulated 37 stolen bases and has a .742 OPS this year. When he gets on base, he’s a threat to be reckoned with. And in Friday’s Pirates-Reds game, he illustrated how he makes something out of nothing. As usual, Hamilton led off for the Reds during the bottom of the first inning. He attempted...
Via The Sports Daily
July 12, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Billy Hamilton is just amazing on the basepaths

Cincinnati Reds center fielder Billy Hamilton is fast. Just how fast, you ask? When you see his bunt single against the Pittsburgh Pirates on Friday night, you’ll understand. Hamilton managed to avoid the tag and stay in the base path while somehow developing the ability to fly. It’s even crazier from the side angle. And to top it all off, Hamilton scored from first on a cleanly...
July 11, 2014  |  Discuss

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