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Billy Hamilton is the youngest player with 50 steals since 2007

Reds rookie Billy Hamilton stole his 50th base of the season last night and in doing so the 23-year-old center fielder became the youngest player to reach 50 steals since Hanley Ramirez in 2007. Here’s a complete list of the 23-and-under players with 50-plus steals in the past 20 years: BILLY HAMILTON 2014 50 Hanley Ramirez 2007 51 Hanley Ramirez 2006 51 Jose Reyes...
Via Pro Sports Daily
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Hamilton, Reds swipe 6 bases, steal win from Cubs

CINCINNATI (AP) -- Billy Hamilton stole his 51st base and the Cincinnati Reds swiped six in all, beating the Chicago Cubs 7-2 Thursday. Zack Cozart and Todd Frazier each stole twice, and Kristopher Negron added one more. The Reds stole six times in the first four innings, using six hits and four walks to build a 6-0 lead against Jake Arrieta (7-5). Cincinnati stole three in a three...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
3 days ago  |  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...
Via isportsweb.com
July 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Billy Hamilton defies logic with nifty move to avoid tag

Your browser does not support iframes.Even if you don't like baseball, I think anyone can appreciate the excitement that Billy Hamilton brings to the stadium night in and night out.Hamilton wasted no time in electrifying the home crowd on Friday when he pulled off a mind-boggling move to avoid being tagged out in the first inning on a bunt attempt.If you haven't seen it,...
Via Redlegs Review
July 12, 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...
Via NESN.com
July 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Billy Hamilton is an emerging star

Billy Hamilton Triple A – Photo Credit – Josh May   Billy Hamilton didn’t make the All-Star team this season. Don’t worry, there will be plenty more opportunities and plenty of All-Star appearances for the Cincinnati Reds centerfielder. He has emerged as one of the premier defensive outfielders in the league and a fixture at the leadoff spot for a Reds’ team that is only...
Via Hot Stove MLB
July 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Billy Hamilton crashes into the wall to make spectacular catch

TweetNot only in Cincinnati Reds center fielder Billy Hamilton one of the fastest and most exciting players on the bases in the majors, he’s also producing some jaw-dropping plays in the outfield. Watch as Hamilton robs Pittsburgh Pirates slugger Travis Snider with one hell of a leaping catch against the center field wall: Your browser does not support iframes. Hamilton is also...
Via Los That Sports Blog
June 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Watch Billy Hamilton beat out routine grounder to first base for a single

Your browser does not support iframes.Most major league hitters who ground a ball to the first basemen are easy outs. However, most major league hitters are not Billy Hamilton.Watch as the fleet-footed youngster legs out a relatively routine groundball to Cubs first basemen Anthony Rizzo in the third inning of Sunday's game at Wrigley Field.Hamilton would use his speed shortly...
Via Redlegs Review
April 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Watch Billy Hamilton score on a pop out to second base

This scoring play won't look extraordinary in the box score. But anyone who witnessed it can attest otherwise.Seen here is Billy Hamilton doing what Billy Hamilton does, which is wreaking havoc on the base paths, and causing opposing defenses to squirm at his unprecedented speed.As you can see, the 23-year-old somehow manages to score on a pop up near second base in the Reds...
Via Redlegs Review
April 09, 2014  |  Discuss
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