Billy Hamilton hit two home runs on Friday night for Louisville.
Taking a look at what has possibly been the reasoning behind the struggles of Billy Hamilton in 2013.
Billy Hamilton is one of the most intriguing prospects in baseball. In a game where home runs are king, Hamilton’s speed still excites the imagination in a Pete ‘Wheelie’ Wheeler way. Drafted in the second round in 2009, Hamilton stole our hearts. Then he stole 103 bases in 2011; and then a minor league record 155 last season. Yet his speed isn’t enough to keep him from...
You don't need to be a fan of baseball to know who Reds top prospect Billy Hamilton is. Okay, that statement may be a bit of a stretch, but fans of America's favorite pastime should definitely be aware of who Hamilton is by now.
Ted Berg over at the USA TODAY certainly has and was impressed enough by the switch-hitting center field that he even included him in his...
He's back at it.
Yes. It's the exciting return of MINOR details. Are you happy? Sure you are. Why am I five games late? I was busy thinking of buying a hat from each of the minor league teams. I don't know. I linked each of the previous games below each recap though. Enjoy.
Columbus 7 Louisville 2
Bats (3-2), T-1st International League South, --- GB
Billy Hamilton dove back into the bag on a pick off and appeared to have injured his shoulder. He was checked by the trainer and then left the game. I will update this post when more is known.
C. Trent Rosecrans just tweeted this:
Initial reports from Louisville are the Billy Hamilton injury is “nothing serious.” Will be re-evaluated after the game.
Billy Hamilton came into the 2012 season as one of the Reds top prospects, but after his 2012 season split between Bakersfield and Pensacola he established himself as one of the minor leagues top prospects and the Reds top one. While everyone gets excited about the speed, and it is otherworldly, it wasn’t the stolen base record that boosted his stock in the prospect world, but...
This has been the year of the rookie. Superstar youngsters like Mike Trout, Bryce Harper, and Manny Machado have all stepped into prominent roles for their respective teams. Trout is even in the MVP discussion this year, leading the AL in batting average, and pushing the Angels towards the playoffs.
All the successes of these players, among others, are prompting everyone else to...
JUST DEW IT
Reds prospect Billy Hamilton has been absolutely scorching minor league basepaths for two seasons now, and he says the secret to his speed comes from his favorite in-game elixir.
Reds prospect Billy Hamilton has quickly become one of the hottest names among the minor league circuit this year and the main reason can be summed up in one word: SPEED. Hamilton's knack for swiping bases at an alarming rate has many scouts, coaches, and fans alike anxiously awaiting his arrival to the big show, whenever that may be.
The switch-hitting shortstop is currently...