Reds prospect's ludicrous speed worth following
08:15 AM ET 05.01 | Averaging a stolen base per game tends to catch the eye, and Reds shortstop prospect Billy Hamilton has made a habit of catching the eye. The 29 stolen bases in 23 games [this season] are just the beginning. Billy Hamilton has reached on eight infield singles. He has been thrown out by infielders 14 times. ... Pitchers have committed three balks while Billy Hamilton was on base. Billy Hamilton has scored from third when the catcher threw to first to complete another batter's strikeout. And Billy Hamilton scored the walk-off run on April 20 on a sacrifice fly. To the second baseman. Game logs can't really tell me whether Billy Hamilton's speed caused all, most, or just some of these things. But there are just so many of these things.