Sat, 22 Apr 2017 08:57:11 -0700
Cincinnati Reds OF Billy Hamilton is not in the starting lineup Saturday, April 22, versus the Chicago Cubs. 2B/SS Scooter Gennett will get the nod in right field instead.
Sat, 08 Apr 2017 08:32:41 -0700
Cincinnati Reds OF Billy Hamilton was not included in the starting lineup Saturday, April 8, against the St. Louis Cardinals. INF/OF Arismendy Alcantara is drawing the start in center field instead.
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 18:39:24 -0700
Cincinnati Reds OF Billy Hamilton (Achilles') hasn't played in an exhibition game since Saturday, March 18, due to inflammation in his Achilles' tendon. Hamilton said he feels fine and manager Bryan Price expects him to serve as the team's designated hitter on Thursday, March 23, against the Chicago White Sox.
Fri, 13 Jan 2017 09:39:25 -0800
Cincinnati Reds OF Billy Hamilton avoided arbitration Friday, Jan. 13, by agreeing to a one-year, $2.625 million deal.
Sat, 03 Dec 2016 18:56:56 -0800
Cincinnati Reds OF Billy Hamilton was offered a contract Friday, Dec. 2. He is eligible for arbitration this offseason.
Thu, 15 Sep 2016 23:46:45 -0700
Cincinnati Reds OF Billy Hamilton (oblique) was placed on the 15-day disabled list Thursday, Sept. 15. The move was retroactive to Sept. 5.
Wed, 07 Sep 2016 07:50:25 -0700
Cincinnati Reds OF Billy Hamilton (oblique) will not travel with the team on its road trip Thursday, Sept. 8, to receive treatment for an oblique injury.
Fri, 22 Jul 2016 20:02:27 -0700
Cincinnati Reds OF Billy Hamilton went 2-for-4 with two runs scored, three steals and a walk in a 6-2 win over the Arizona Diamondbacks Friday, July 22.
Fantasy Tip: Hamilton is riding a modest five-game hitting streak, and he has seven steals over the stretch. When he is reaching base at a decent clip, he can be a fantasy stud in both season-long and DFS formats.
Mon, 18 Jul 2016 23:18:02 -0700
Cincinnati Reds OF Billy Hamilton singled three times Monday, July 18, against the Atlanta Braves and he picked up three stolen bases to push his total to 27, third-most in the National League.
Fantasy Tip: Hamilton doesn't hit for a high average, but he racks up plenty of steals for fantasy owners in rotisserie leagues to justify using him.
Sun, 17 Jul 2016 13:43:03 -0700
Cincinnati Reds OF Billy Hamilton scored on a passed ball in the bottom of the ninth inning Sunday, July 17, in a 1-0 win over the Milwaukee Brewers.
Fantasy Tip: Hamilton's game has improved slightly this season, as his average (.237) is up 11 points from a year ago. He's 19 strikeouts away from matching last year's total (75) and his steals are down (23 in 76 games this year, 57 in 114 games a year ago). If he ever figures out the whole package, Hamilton will be quite dangerous. For now, he does a decent job of delivering speed and scoring runs.