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Reds reinstate Billy Hamilton from bereavement list

CLEVELAND (AP) Cincinnati Reds outfielder Billy Hamilton has been reinstated from the bereavement list. Hamilton was placed on the list Friday and returned to his native Mississippi following the death of his 3-year-old nephew, K.C. Cole. Hamilton is batting .235 in 30 games. He missed the three-game series in Philadelphia and wasn't in the starting lineup Monday against Cleveland...
Via Associated Press
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Cincinnati Reds: Discussing Billy Hamilton’s trends

For the past several seasons into today, Cincinnati Reds fans discover delight in Billy Hamilton’s remarkable speed. Hamilton, whose ability to gain bases and produce runs with his legs, frustrated minor league opposing pitchers early in his career. As time passed and the prospect continued to steal bases with ease, the Reds front office began to project Hamilton as a lighting...
Via isportsweb.com
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Watch Reds CF Billy Hamilton fly through the air to make amazing grab

When it comes to being a great center fielder, speed is a huge factor. That's something Billy Hamilton of the Cincinnati Reds has plenty of, and it certainly helped on this play.In the fifth inning of Tuesday night's game against the New York Mets, Kevin Plawecki scorched a shot to right-center field in what appeared to be a surefire double. But that's where Hamilton lives, and he...
Via Fox Sports
April 27, 2016  |  Discuss

Billy Hamilton has Major League Baseball’s fastest home run trot…again

Last year, Major League Baseball introduced new measurements to keep track of different components of baseball that had been previously tough to record. They include spin rate, home run distance, and batted ball speed, to name a few. One component of the game it also measures more accurately than before is home run trot speed. Yesterday, Billy Hamilton set the record for the fastest...
Via The Comeback
April 12, 2016  |  Discuss

Billy Hamilton’s Problems Aren’t Limited to Fly Balls

Billy Hamilton did last year what we all were afraid he’d do: not hit. Somehow, despite a .274 on-base percentage, Hamilton managed to steal 57 bases, which is exactly why his shortcomings at the plate can be so frustrating — think of what he could be if he just hit a little. Despite missing some time to a shoulder injury and being one of the 10 or so worst hitters in baseball...
Via Fangraphs
March 04, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: Billy Hamilton steals third on throw back to pitcher

By Darren Hartwell 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...
Via NESN.com
July 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Billy Hamilton had predictable season

Billy Hamilton began the season with a lot of pressure to fill some pretty big shoes worn by his Reds' center field predecessor. Hamilton gave the Reds everything they could have asked for with his glove and his legs in the field. He ranked first among all center fielders in defense according to Fangraphs.com. Unfortunately, his offense did not live up to the fielding. The sad thing...
Via The Flagrant Fan
September 30, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Billy Hamilton collides with umpire on infield hit

Your browser does not support iframes.Cincinnati Reds right fielder Billy Hamilton accidentally ran into the first base umpire after legging out an infield single to lead off Tuesday night's game in Baltimore.Hamilton made a full sprint to beat out the underhanded toss to first by Orioles pitcher Bud Norris on a close play. However, Hamilton was unable to avoid the collision with...
Via Holdout Sports
September 02, 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
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