The Book on Billy HamiltonCIN



Graduated Prospect Info

Billy Hamilton / OF, CIN
Born 9/9/1990
Taylorsville, MS, USA

Height 6-1
Weight 160
Bats/Throws B/R
1846 | 3/11/2014


RAAAAAAMiLBMLB
449 887 175 504 405

Total professional at-bats: .


Billy Hamilton is no longer tracked as an eligible prospect in Scouting Book.

Final rookie-eligible season: 2014.


3/11/2014




Batting Stats
Yr Age Lv Lg Tm G AB R H HR 3B 2B SB CS BB K BA OBP SLG OPS
2014 23 MLB NL Cincinnati CIN 104 386 54 105 6 6 21 42 16 17 80 .272 .301 .404 .706
2013 22 MLB NL Cincinnati CIN 13 19 9 7 0 0 2 13 1 2 4 .368 .429 .474 .902
2013 22 AAA Intl-Lg Louisville CIN 123 504 75 129 6 4 18 75 15 38 102 .256 .308 .343 .651
2012 21 AA Sou. Pensacola CIN 50 175 33 50 1 5 4 51 16 36 43 .286 .406 .383 .789
2012 21 A+ Cal Bakersfield CIN 82 337 79 109 1 9 18 104 21 50 70 .323 .413 .439 .852
2011 20 A Midwest Dayton CIN 135 550 99 153 3 9 18 103 20 52 133 .278 .340 .360 .700
2010 19 Rookie Pioneer Billings CIN 69 283 61 90 2 10 13 48 9 28 56 .318 .383 .456 .839
2009 18 Rookie Gulf Reds CIN 43 166 19 34 0 3 6 14 3 11 47 .205 .253 .277 .530


Fielding Stats
Yr Age Lv Lg Tm   Posn GP Ch PO A E Fld
2014 23 MLB NL Cincinnati CIN   CF 97 229 222 6 1 .987
2013 22 MLB NL Cincinnati CIN   CF 7 16 16 0 0 .987
2013 22 AAA Intl-Lg Louisville CIN   SS 1 1 0 1 0 1.000
2013 22 AAA Intl-Lg Louisville CIN   CF 118 348 333 8 7 .980
2012 21 AA Sou. Pensacola CIN   SS 48 185 69 110 6 .968
2012 21 A+ Cal Bakersfield CIN   SS 77 387 120 242 25 .935
2011 20 A Midwest Dayton CIN   SS 132 574 218 317 39 .932
2010 19 Rookie Pioneer Billings CIN   2B 55 287 106 175 6 .979
2010 19 Rookie Pioneer Billings CIN   SS 13 62 25 33 4 .935
2009 18 Rookie Gulf Reds CIN   SS 41 199 54 136 9 .955

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News and Notes

6/30/2014 by KDaddy



That's more like it. Following a slow start, Billy Hamilton has been slashing .367/.390/.557 since June 9th, leading to a not-coincidental rise in Cincinnati's overall performance. The speedster is still getting caught a bit too often on the bases, but as the season levels off, he should still end up leading the league in steals, to boot.

6/15/2014 by KDaddy



While his numbers are masked by a poor April, Reds' speedster Billy Hamilton looks to be blossoming as an everyday player at long last. After hitting .159 in the first two weeks of the year, Hamilton has been reaching base at a .340 clip since June 1. If he can continue this sort of effectiveness, he'll almost certainly wrest the stolen base lead from Dee Gordon shortly, and could end the season as one of the game's best leadoff hitters.

4/10/2014 by KDaddy



After scuffling at the plate all last week, Red's speedster Billy Hamilton put together a three-hit game, including a triple, against the Cardinals last night. The good news is that he added a full hundred points to his batting average. The bad news is that only makes it .182. Hang in there, kid.

8/30/2013 by KDaddy



Billy Hamilton will finally join the Reds on Monday as part of the team's September expansion. While he's been way off his 155 steals of a season ago, Hamilton has still swiped 75 bags in 90 attempts this year, and should immediately become one of the league's biggest threats.

5/21/2013 by BallGirl



Billy Hamilton has been struggling in AAA ball, slashing only .228/.286/.327 in his first experience with that level of play. While stealing 22 bases in 39 games might look pretty good, it's actually nowhere near his 2012 pace, when he swiped more than one base per game on average. We'd like to see him heat up a little before banking on him as the Great Reds Hope he's looked like in the past.

4/9/2013 by KDaddy



After four games, Billy Hamilton is six-for-six in steal attempts for AAA Louisville. He's also hitting exactly .500. Only a late start to the season can possibly stop him from stealing 100 bases for the Reds this year.

10/20/2012 by KDaddy



In a 2012 season split between high-A Bakersfield and AA Pensacola, Billy Hamilton stole a total of 155 bases in 192 attempts. While that 80-percent success rate isn't quite high enough for comfort just yet, it's really hard to say anything other than: Billy Hamilton successfully stole one hundred and fifty five bases in 2012. We can't wait to see him in the Bigs.

7/9/2012 by KDaddy



The box score from Sunday's Futures Game will show his two-run triple, but Billy Hamilton's biggest contribution came a few minutes later, when he forced a three base error on a comebacker in the third inning. Hamilton, who's stolen 104 bases in only 82 minor league games so far this year, is already scaring MLB pitchers. He's very special.

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