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Sidelined speedster: Reds' Hamilton lands on DL with shoulder sprain

  The Reds placed outfielder Billy Hamilton on the 15-day disabled list with a sprained capsule in his right shoulder on Wednesday. Hamilton was injured while trying to make a diving catch in Tuesday's 3-1, 13-inning loss to Kansas City. Hamilton, who finished second in National League Rookie of the Year balloting last year, is batting .226 with a major league-leading 54 stolen...
Via AP on Fox
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Will Billy Hamilton deliver a 100-steal season?

The full extent of Billy Hamilton‘s baseball talents was on display last night as the Cincinnati Reds took down the Los Angeles Dodgers 10-3. The Reds’ centerfielder went 4-4 with four runs scored, a home run, and recorded his 53rd stolen base of the season. He went first to third on a throwing error by Dodgers’ pitcher Mat Latos. Clearly, Hamilton has wheels. He stole 165...
Via Baseball Essential
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Statcast breaks down Billy Hamilton's impressive catch

In Tuesday night's game vs. the St. Louis Cardinals, Cincinnati Reds outfielder made a spectacular catch. Hamilton showed he not only has the speed, but also the hops as he tracked down Cardinals outfielder Jason Heyward's flyball to make a leaping grab in deep center.'s Statcast broke down the play, calculating Hamilton's route efficency and his distance traveled.  Per...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Billy Hamilton goes way up to make big time catch vs. Cardinals

Not only does Cincinnati Reds center fielder Billy Hamilton have speed, he also has some hops. Hamilton showed off his hops in the eighth inning of Tuesday night's game against the St. Louis Cardinals. Jason Hayward hit one right on the nose, and Hamilton, after traveling a long way to just get to the ball, leaped up to make a spectacular catch. Check out the play below... What do...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
August 04, 2015  |  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

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

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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