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Reds' Cueto pitches gem amid rumors

DENVER Johnny Cueto gave a glimpse of his pitching prowess to potential trade suitors. He also showed the Cincinnati Reds what they would be missing if they deal him. Cueto pitched eight scoreless innings, Todd Frazier connected for his 100th career home run, and the Reds beat the Colorado Rockies 5-2 Saturday night. Billy Hamilton had three hits, scored twice and was at the center...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Cueto, Frazier lead Reds to 5-2 win over Rockies

DENVER (AP) Johnny Cueto shrugged off trade rumors and pitched eight scoreless innings, Todd Frazier connected for his 100th career home run, and the Cincinnati Reds beat the Colorado Rockies 5-2 Saturday night. Billy Hamilton had three hits and scored twice for the Reds. Cueto (7-6,) whose name has come up repeatedly in potential trade-deadline deals, put on a dominating display...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Cueto, Frazier lead Reds to 5-2 win over Rockies

DENVER (AP) -- Johnny Cueto shrugged off trade rumors and pitched eight scoreless innings, Todd Frazier connected for his 100th career home run, and the Cincinnati Reds beat the Colorado Rockies 5-2 Saturday night. Billy Hamilton had three hits and scored twice for the Reds. Cueto (7-6,) whose name has come up repeatedly in potential trade-deadline deals, put on a dominating display...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Which Reds players will remain in Cincinnati?

The dust had barely settled on Todd Frazier’s 2015 Home Run Derby trophy. One series after they celebrated the All-Star Game festivities on their home field, the Reds appear ready to blow things up and start over. Johnny Cueto could be the biggest pitcher traded in the next two weeks (he’s the only NL pitcher in the top ten in WAR who is also on a selling team) and it wouldn’t...
Via The Outside Corner
8 days ago  |  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...
Via isportsweb.com
13 days ago  |  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...
Via NESN.com
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Reds Billy Hamilton Catches Marlins Sleeping; Steals Third During Throw Back to the Mound

It is already a pretty well established fact that Cincinnati Reds outfielder Billy Hamilton is fast as freaking hell and one base stealing fool. While his speed is definitely a big help when it comes to his success in pilfering bases it takes a little more than that from time to time. Sometimes you have to be crafty.Sometimes you have to catch them sleeping like Hamilton did against...
Via FatManWriting
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Can Billy Hamilton improve his hitting enough to remain a starter?

Billy Hamilton is an elite defender. Billy Hamilton is an elite base runner. Billy Hamilton is a very poor hitter. These are the things you are going to see in nearly every article around the internet written about Billy Hamilton in the 2015 season and every one of those statements holds true. According to Fangraphs, Billy Hamilton has provided the second most defensive value in...
Via Reds Minor Leagues
19 days ago  |  Discuss

One Man’s Trash: Hail Cesar!

Move over Billy Hamilton - there's a new king of SAGNOF in town! Well, maybe not, but Cesar Hernandez (+49%) has been on some kind of roll in recent weeks. Over the last 30 days, the 25-year-old Hernandez has stolen more bases (10) than any MLB player outside of Hamilton, and his .376 batting average ranks 3rd in MLB over that time frame. Sure, his .471 BABIP over the last month...
Via Razzball
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Carlos Gomez Left Billy Hamilton a Present in the Outfield During Saturday's Game

Milwaukee Brewers outfielder Carlos Gomez is a nice guy. How do we know this? Because after the third inning of Saturday's game against the Cincinnati Reds he left his counterpart--Billy Hamilton a little present and a note. Apparently he noticed Hamilton was without gum some he left him some along with a note that said:"I see you dropped all your gum so I brought you some more....
Via FatManWriting
23 days ago  |  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
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Giving mood: Brewers Gomez gifts Reds Hamilton bubblegum

The 4th of July, is a time for family and friends to come together. Milwaukee Brewers center fielder Carlos Gomez showed some of that spirit last night when he left a gift for Cincinnati Reds center fielder Billy Hamilton in the spot they share. Hamilton seemed to have run out of bubble gum and Gomez had plenty to spare. Hamilton got quite a kick out of the gesture, and we will see...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Brewers could be right team to limit Hamilton, Reds on basepaths

Cincinnati's Billy Hamilton leads all of Major League Baseball with 40 stolen bases (he has 14 more than anyone else). He also has been caught stealing only six times, a roughly 87% success rate. While Brandon Phillips doesn't steal nearly as often, he still has been successful on 11 of 12 attempts. Speed is a big part of Cincinnati's game, especially when Hamilton gets on base....
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Reds' Hamilton stealing bases at rapid rate

  Everyone knows Billy Hamilton is fast. Everyone knows he is going to try to steal bases. However, knowing what he going to do and stopping him from doing it are two very different things – a lesson the National League is learning the hard way over and over again this season. In the Reds' Monday night victory, Hamilton stole four bases – bringing his total to 40 this year....
Via Fox Sports
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Billy Hamilton, As Advertised

Monday, against the Twins, Billy Hamilton stole four bases. In so doing, he reached 40 steals on the year before anyone else reached 30. Probably even more impressive: Hamilton now has more steals than exactly half the teams in baseball. He has more than the White Sox and Dodgers combined. Over the course of the […]
Via Fangraphs
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Frazier, Hamilton look to stay hot vs. Minnesota

The Minnesota Twins have been unable to string together much success over the past month, and it continued in their series opener with the Cincinnati Reds. They can finally right the ship Tuesday night behind their hottest pitcher, Phil Hughes. Few pitchers have been better in recent weeks than Hughes (6-6, 4.20 ERA), who has posted a quality start in four straight outings and has...
Via AP on Fox
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Frazier, Hamilton look to stay hot vs. Minnesota

The Minnesota Twins have been unable to string together much success over the past month, and it continued in their series opener with the Cincinnati Reds. They can finally right the ship Tuesday night behind their hottest pitcher, Phil Hughes. Few pitchers have been better in recent weeks than Hughes (6-6, 4.20 ERA), who has posted a quality start in four straight outings and has...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
28 days ago  |  Discuss

MLB Quick Hits: Rangers' Hamilton ready to go

Rangers OF Josh Hamilton (hamstring) will come off the DL today after a monthlong absence, and might play some center field upon his return. Hamilton is owned in just 28.3 percent of FOXSports.com leagues, and as a former MVP he's a logical free-agent target, right? Um ... no. Hamilton, who hit 10 homers with a .745 OPS in 89 games with the Angels last season, played in just seven...
Via Fox Sports
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Cincinnati Reds OF Billy Hamilton Goes Klepto on the Base Paths Against Minnesota

Billy Hamilton is pretty darn fast. So fast that if the man is able to get on base he is a definite threat to make it home. What makes him an even bigger threat than most though is that he can do it without anyone else getting a hit. Yes, the man is that good at stealing bases.He proved it once again Monday night by snagging four bags against the Minnesota Twins.via TwitterRead more »
Via FatManWriting
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Reds outslug Twins, 11-7

CINCINNATI -- Billy Hamilton scored three times in the first three innings to help Cincinnati open a huge lead, and the Reds held on for an 11-7 victory over the Minnesota Twins on Monday night. The Reds sent 10 batters to the plate for five runs and a 9-1 lead in the third inning, when Mike Pelfrey (5-5) failed to retire any of the four batters he faced. Pelfrey gave up eight runs...
Via AP on Fox
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Is Billy Hamilton the next great base stealer?

Some say Billy Hamilton may be the Road Runner. No matter what you do, he can just outrun the baseball. In his most recent game, he hit a new mark in stolen bases, reaching 40 on the year and we are not even halfway through the season. Hamilton is only getting better and as the stolen bases leader this year, the question deserves to be asked if he will be the next great base stealer...
Via OutsidePitchMLB
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Reds outslug Twins, 11-7

CINCINNATI -- Billy Hamilton scored three times in the first three innings to help Cincinnati open a huge lead, and the Reds held on for an 11-7 victory over the Minnesota Twins on Monday night. The Reds sent 10 batters to the plate for five runs and a 9-1 lead in the third inning, when Mike Pelfrey (5-5) failed to retire any of the four batters he faced. Pelfrey gave up eight runs...
Via Fox Sports North
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Reds get up by 8 runs, hold on for 11-7 win over Twins

CINCINNATI (AP) -- Billy Hamilton scored three times in the first three innings to help Cincinnati open a huge lead, and the Reds held on for an 11-7 victory over the Minnesota Twins on Monday night. The Reds sent 10 batters to the plate for five runs and a 9-1 lead in the third inning, when Mike Pelfrey (5-5) failed to retire any of the four batters he faced. Pelfrey gave up eight...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Reds get up by 8 runs, hold on for 11-7 win over Twins

CINCINNATI (AP) Billy Hamilton scored three times in the first three innings to help Cincinnati open a huge lead, and the Reds held on for an 11-7 victory over the Minnesota Twins on Monday night. The Reds sent 10 batters to the plate for five runs and a 9-1 lead in the third inning, when Mike Pelfrey (5-5) failed to retire any of the four batters he faced. Pelfrey gave up eight...
Via AP on Fox
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Cincinnati Reds’ Billy Hamilton steals despite struggles

On Wednesday night Cincinnati Reds’ outfielder, Billy Hamilton, stole his 34th and 35th bases of the 2015 season, despite hitting for a measly .223 batting average and .268 on-base percentage on the year. Hamilton had his Major League debut back in 2013. He played in 13 games that season and stole 13 bases while hitting at a .368 clip. Hamilton hit .250 last season and stole 56...
Via OutsidePitchMLB
June 25, 2015  |  Discuss
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