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Not much more to say as Reds lose 2-1 in 15 innings

CINCINNATI -- Maybe Great American Ball Park isn't so small after all? The Reds played an extra six innings Monday night but for the 10th straight game, including fourth in a row at home, they failed to score more than three runs. Three runs at least would have been enough offense to get them a win as they lost for the ninth time in 10 games, 2-1 in 15 innings to Arizona. It...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

What to watch: D-backs at Reds, 3:30 p.m. on FOX Sports Arizona

The Diamondbacks tonight begin a three-game series against the Cincinnati Reds from the Great American Ballpark on FOX Sports Arizona. D-backs fans will get a look at the showdown between rookie of the year candidates David Peralta and Reds speedy center fielder Billy Hamilton. Here's what to watch for tonight on FOX Sports Arizona, when coverage beginning with "Diamondbacks...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
20 hours 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
2 days ago  |  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
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
7 days ago  |  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
7 days ago  |  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
7 days ago  |  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
8 days ago  |  Discuss

MLB's most underpaid players

We all believe we do not get paid enough to do our job. That’s just human nature. We have gone over the most overpaid players in the MLB in a previous article. We now wanted to take a look at the other side of the fence. The guys who should be getting more commas in their paychecks. The league minimum in the Bigs is $500,000. I would be happy sitting on that kind of cash, however...
Via Sportsnaut
13 days ago  |  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
16 days ago  |  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
16 days ago  |  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
17 days ago  |  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
17 days ago  |  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
17 days ago  |  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
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Don't believe Reds' Billy Hamilton can fly? Then watch this

Don't believe Reds' Billy Hamilton can fly? Then watch this
Via Fox Sports
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Billy Hamilton uses acrobatics to avoid tag and reach first base (Video)

Your browser does not support iframes. When he puts the ball in play, there aren’t many players in Major League Baseball as exciting as Cincinnati Reds center fielder Billy Hamilton. Hamilton’s biggest asset is his speed, which has helped him steal 37 bases so far this season, good for third in the majors. During Friday’s […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
17 days ago  |  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
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Jayson Stark dubs Billy Hamilton first half Rookie of the Year

In the race for National League Rookie of the Year, there is Billy Hamilton and then there is every other National League rookie in a very distant second.Numbers don't lie. Either do our eyes. Hamilton has without a doubt been the best rookie in the Senior Circuit this season. So it should come as no surprise that ESPN's Jayson Stark dubbed Hamilton as his NL ROY for the...
Via Redlegs Review
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Reds keep on winning but injuries adding up

The Cincinnati Reds have put up some big offensive numbers without slugger Joey Votto, though that could become increasingly difficult if two more key hitters have to miss time. Billy Hamilton and Brandon Phillips could be out as the Reds go for their season-high sixth straight victory Thursday against the struggling Chicago Cubs at Great American Ball Park. Even though Votto has...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Injuries cloud Reds' 4-1 victory over Cubs

The Reds beat the Cubs 4-1 on Wednesday, but may have lost second baseman Brandon Phillips and center fielder Billy Hamilton to injury. Hamilton left before the eighth inning with a tight left hamstring and Phillips left during the eighth inning with a sprained left thumb. X-rays on Phillips' thumb were negative. Phillips left the Reds' clubhouse with a brace on his left...
Via Pro Sports Daily
19 days ago  |  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
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Hamilton's walk-off puts cap on Reds' doubleheader sweep

It was Cubs legend Ernie Banks who famously said, "let's play two," but after the Reds swept a doubleheader from Banks' former team on Tuesday, Reds legend-in-the-making Billy Hamilton did him one better -- "Let's play three." Hamilton hit a broken-bat single into left in the ninth inning to give the Reds their first doubleheader sweep since 2009...
Via Pro Sports Daily
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Billy Hamilton's broken bat single sends crowd home happy with walk-off

Your browser does not support iframes.Tuesday was a lot of fun for Billy Hamilton and the Reds as they beat the Cubs not once but twice in the day-night doubleheader.However, the outlook for winning the nightcap appeared grim when Chicago jumped out to a 5-0 lead. Well, that was until the Reds scored in every inning after the fourth to come-from-behind for a 6-5 victory, completed...
Via Redlegs Review
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Run Billy Run: Hamilton lighting up center field just as well as the basepaths

CINCINNATI -- When it comes to watching Billy Hamilton's defensive pyrotechnics, Cincinnati Reds right fielder Jay Bruce has the best view available. Usually Bruce is within a few feet of Hamilton when he scrambles up the wall to snag a line drive or he dives and slides across the outfield's green vegetation. And Bruce is in as much shock and awe as opponents who have home...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
23 days ago  |  Discuss
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