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Jay Bruce Makes My Bowels Loose

I thought Jay Bruce was a lock for 30/100 not dirty undies. Thirty-hundo not dirty-undies! All year Bruce Stinksteen has been behind "Born to Run" Billy Hamilton, Todd Frazier, who's classically rocking out and Learning to Fly, and Devin "Is That Your Face Or Are You Wearing Wax Lips?" Mesoraco, who had a breakout season. And, here, Jay Bruce is less appetizing...
Via Razzball
9 hours ago  |  Discuss

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
17 hours ago  |  Discuss

Led by Billy Hamilton, Reds run wild in victory over Cubs

  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-run second inning...
Via AP on Fox
20 hours 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
20 hours 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 AP on Fox
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

Billy Hamilton becomes 9th Red with 50 steals

With the expectations for Billy Hamilton's stolen base total in his first full season in the big leagues, his total of 50 after Aug. 27 seems to be rather modest. Hamilton stole his 50th base of the season in the fourth inning of the Reds' 7-5 victory over the Cubs, taking third base without a throw. It's more impressive when put in context -- not the context of the...
Via Pro Sports Daily
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Hamilton Readies for Stretch Drive

As teams enter the stretch drive the Reds have managed to stay in the hunt despite an abundance of injuries this season. One player that has stayed healthy is Billy Hamilton atop the lineup. He should be ready to finish strong and possibly bring home an NL Rookie of the Year award.
Via reds.scout.com
17 days ago  |  Discuss

For Billy Hamilton, stealing bases is a learning process

CINCINNATI -- There is no debate that Billy Hamilton is two steps faster than electricity. There is a time, though, when even electricity has to be unplugged. Hamilton, a bolt of lightning on the basepath, has stolen 43 bases so far this season. And, alas, he has been caught 18 times. Stealing bases isn't as easy as it looks. Hamilton just makes it look that way. And the fact...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Defense deserts Indians in third straight loss

CINCINNATI -- When you are the worst fielding team in the majors and facing baseball's fastest player, that's not a combination for success. For the first three games the Indians were able to avoid being burned by Billy Hamilton. However that wasn't the case on Thursday as Hamilton's speed played a role in the Reds' 4-0 victory over the Indians at Great American...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Garrett Jones hits late HR but Marlins fall short vs. Reds

MIAMI (AP) -- Billy Hamilton scored three times to help the Cincinnati Reds break out of an offensive slump and beat the Miami Marlins 7-3 on Sunday. Todd Frazier had a season-high four hits and Devin Mesoraco hit a two-run single for the Reds, who had 15 hits and took three of four games in Miami. They improved to 5-11 since the All-Star break and scored more than five runs for...
Via Fox Sports Florida
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Reds win series, beat Marlins 7-3

MIAMI (AP) -- Billy Hamilton scored three times to help the Cincinnati Reds break out of an offensive slump and beat the Miami Marlins 7-3 on Sunday. Todd Frazier had a season-high four hits and Devin Mesoraco hit a two-run single for the Reds, who had 15 hits and took three of four games in Miami. They improved to 5-11 since the All-Star break and scored more than five runs for...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Sleeper for NL Rookie of the Year

The talk around baseball is that the Cincinnati Reds outfielder Billy Hamilton is a “for sure” winner for NL Rookie of the Year this season. I mean why not? In 101 games this year the 23 year old is hitting .271 with 6 home runs and 41 stolen bases in 101 games. Of course there’re other […]
Via On-Base Talk
29 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Bryce Harper steals a hit away from Reds’ Hamilton

It seems like that Washington Nationals are finally playing at their best. As of last night, the Nats have a 2.5 game lead on the Atlanta Braves with three games in hand. In the sixth inning, Bryce Harper helped keep the Nationals lead at 4-1. Tanner Roark threw a 0-1 fastball to Reds’ outfielder Billy Hamilton. Hamilton drove the ball to left field. Although the ball was tailing...
Via DC Sports-Kings
July 26, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Bryce Harper’s diving catch to rob Billy Hamilton of an extra base hit

In the heat of the battle players react off instincts, forgetting about the risk of injury or re-aggravating an injury. That was the case for Washington Nationals’ outfielder Bryce Harper, who threw caution to the wind for a diving catch to rob Cincinnati Reds’ Billy Hamilton of an extra-base hit considering Hamilton’s speed. Your browser does not support iframes. Bryce Harper...
Via KCM Sports
July 25, 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...
Via isportsweb.com
July 21, 2014  |  Discuss

FG on Fox: Todd Frazier and the Billy Hamilton Effect

With a guy like Billy Hamilton on first base, you’re likely to get a fastball. That’s a good thing for Todd Frazier, who has traditionally feasted on fastballs. But does Billy Hamilton also make for a distraction at first base? Someone taking off for second base in your peripheral vision doesn’t make for great concentration […]
Via Fangraphs
July 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Psychological Warfare on the Diamond

Cincinnati Reds CF Billy Hamilton steps into the batters box and immediately the Pirates defense is on high alert. The corner infielders move up to defend the bunt. The middle infielders cheat in a few a steps because they know it will be difficult to throw out the speedy leadoff hitter from the edge of the OF grass. Hamilton shows bunt and takes the pitch from Charlie Morton for...
Via Hidden Vigorish
July 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Reds interested in acquiring Marlon Byrd

The Cincinnati Reds have been dealing with major injury issues this season, and they are trying to figure out a way to stay in playoff contention down the stretch this season. According to a report from Jim Salisbury, the Reds are interested in acquiring veteran outfielder Marlon Byrd from the Philadelphia Phillies. Byrd has a four team no-trade clause, but the Reds are not one...
Via Sports-Glory
July 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Two Must-Note items from last night’s Reds game

Last night, the Reds pulled off another improbably win to move to 1.5 games out of first place in the NL Central. The Reds won an ugly game 6-5, which featured a big blown lead by the Pirates. We’re a fan of all-world talent here, and the following two videos are exhibits of such. Billy Hamilton was in the matrix. Look at this little jumping bean refuse to be denied his arbitrary...
Via Diamond Hoggers
July 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Billy Hamilton Miraculously Avoids Tag on Bunt Single, Reminds Everyone He is Freakishly Athletic

Cincinnati Reds speedster Billy Hamilton continues to defy modern physics with his quickness and agility, evident by this ridiculous leap around the tag of Gaby Sanchez, who clearly underestimated a human’s ability to avoid an out.   [MLB.com and YouTube] Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
Via Next Impulse Sports
July 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Radio & TV calls of Billy Hamilton's Matrix move to avoid Gaby Sanchez's tag at first base

Cincinnati Reds center fielder Billy Hamilton lays a bunt down too hard but avoids Gaby Sanchez's tag at first base.Your browser does not support iframes.Follow us on Twitter for exclusive stories, Subscribe by Email, or Return Home
Via Bob's Blitz
July 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Billy Hamilton Demonstrates How To Beat Out A Bunt Single

Cincinnati Reds rookie sensation Billy Hamilton shows the major leagues another reason why he is in-line for National League Rookie of the Year.  Take a look at his bunt attempt in his first at-bat Friday night against the Pittsburgh Pirates. Quite a nifty move by the young phenom.  Pirates first baseman Gaby Sanchez got a taste of how fast Hamilton really is!  I wonder if the...
Via Reading Between The Seams
July 12, 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: Cincinnati Reds Speed Demon Billy Hamilton Shows Off Some Sick Moves to Avoid Tag

Cincinnati Reds outfielder Billy Hamilton does not have a lot of power in his swing--but that's okay. With speed like his anytime he makes contact there is a pretty good chance he is going to make it to base. Yes, even when he pretty much bunts the ball right to the first baseman.via EyeOnBaseballHis moves are pretty darn sick, but that is not going to keep the rest of the Pirates...
Via FatManWriting
July 11, 2014  |  Discuss
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