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More pictures from Spring Training!

Now THIS is the definition of adding insult to injury: the Pirates are no-hit, clinching yet another losing season.

Congrats, Homer.

Billy Hamilton Shows Off His Speed in Inside-The-Park Home Run

oldtimefamilybaseball:

Billy Hamilton is fast. Like, crazy fast. Like, scoring on an inside-the-park home run in 13.8 seconds. For reference, I can’t even chew and swallow a piece of food in that much time. 

Here’s the video: 

Personally, I think it’s best viewed when synced up with this: 

I cannot wait for Hamilton to get to the majors. I don’t care if it’s just as a pinch runner. I want to see him do things that are fast.

Jul 3

Billy Hamilton, one of the top prospects of the Reds, stole his 100th base of the season yesterday. For those that don’t know, that is what is known as “crazy.” Touted as the fastest man in all of professional baseball, Hamilton doesn’t even have great base-stealing technique yet— but when he does, watch out.

mightyflynn:

Votto and Stanton, grand slam walk-offs

May 13, 2012

One day, maybe my mouth will stop hurting and I will begin to write things myself again. Today is not that day.

Fun Baseball-Reference Fact of the Day

Billy Hamilton, a top prospect for Cincinnati, stole 103 bases in 135 games in A level ball in 2011. This year so far, he’s already gotten 11 at A+. 

Check out the other Facts of the Day here.

Mar 5
mlboffseason:

“Despite being a 10-year veteran, Pete Rose still hustles like a rookie in Reds camp.”
(Walter Iooss, Jr./Sports Illustrated, 1972 Spring Training)

mlboffseason:

“Despite being a 10-year veteran, Pete Rose still hustles like a rookie in Reds camp.”

(Walter Iooss, Jr./Sports Illustrated, 1972 Spring Training)

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