Wed, 09 Apr 2014 14:21:23 -0700
Cincinnati Reds OF Billy Hamilton reached base four times Wednesday, April 9, and stole two bases after starting the year 2-for-22 with no runs scored.
Fantasy Tip: It's a good sign for Hamilton's owners, who were likely getting a bit worried. When he reaches base, he can do serious damage for fantasy owners.
Mon, 07 Apr 2014 12:15:31 -0700
Cincinnati Reds OF Billy Hamilton (finger) is back in the lineup in the leadoff spot Monday, April 7.
Fantasy Tip: Get Hamilton back in your lineups everywhere. He had a rough first week, but it's definitely not time to give up on him.
Sun, 06 Apr 2014 19:22:24 -0700
Cincinnati Reds manager Bryan Price said OF Billy Hamilton (finger) could be in the starting lineup Monday, April 7.
Sun, 06 Apr 2014 14:58:41 -0700
Cincinnati Reds OF Billy Hamilton (finger) was out of the lineup Sunday, April 6.
Sun, 06 Apr 2014 11:56:19 -0700
Cincinnati Reds OF Billy Hamilton (finger) entered the game against the New York Mets Saturday, April 5, as a defensive replacement in the ninth inning. However, he was not in the lineup Sunday, April 6.
Sat, 05 Apr 2014 14:43:26 -0700
Cincinnati Reds OF Billy Hamilton (finger) was out of the lineup Saturday, April 5.
Sat, 05 Apr 2014 07:43:35 -0700
Cincinnati Reds OF Billy Hamilton (finger) suffered a jammed finger on his left hand in the team's game Friday, April 4, and is considered day-to-day.
Fri, 04 Apr 2014 15:09:46 -0700
Cincinnati Reds OF Billy Hamilton has started the year 0-for-12 with six strikeouts, and he admits that he's rushing himself at the plate. "I feel like I was rushing myself," Hamilton said. "I felt like the last game we just had, I hit the ball better because I started slowing down and breathing. I'm getting back into thinking it's just a spring game. Baseball is the same. I feel like I'm getting back to myself." The Reds are not concerned with his slow start.
Thu, 03 Apr 2014 17:03:17 -0700
Cincinnati Reds OF Billy Hamilton reached base for the first time this season with a walk Thursday, April 3, but he has started the season 0-for-12 with six strikeouts.
Fantasy Tip: Hamilton must improve his on-base percentage in the big leagues in order to capitalize on his world-class speed for stolen bases. So far, that hasn't happened, and the big risk on Hamilton was whether he'd get on base enough to justify his value. It's still early, though, so don't panic just yet.
Mon, 31 Mar 2014 05:44:08 -0700
Cincinnati Reds OF Billy Hamilton is leading off in the lineup for the season opener Monday, March 31.