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Billy Hamilton

24-Year-Old Outfielder – Cincinnati Reds

2015 Stats

AVG

.221

HR

3

RBI

11

R

23

SB

18

2015 Preseason Projections

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2015 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

If the season ended on August 31, Hamilton's rookie season would have been a rousing success. He hit for more power than expected and was hitting .267/.302/.382 with 54 stolen bases. But he collapsed ...

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LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: YES   BATS: B   THROWS: R   HT: 6' 0"   WT: 160   DOB: 9/9/1990   BORN: Collins, MS   COLLEGE: None   DRAFTED: 2nd Rd    Show ContractHide Contract

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Signed with the Reds in June of 2009.

May 25, 2015  –  Billy Hamilton News

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Hamilton (shoulder) is back in the starting lineup, and will bat ninth Monday against the Rockies.

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Billy Hamilton Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm G PA AB R H XBH 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO SH SF HBP AVG OBP SLG OPS
2009 18 R GCL 43 180 166 19 34 9 6 3 0 11 14 3 11 47 2 1 0 .205 .253 .277 .530
2010 19 R BIL 69 316 283 61 90 25 13 10 2 24 48 9 28 56 0 2 3 .318 .383 .456 .839
2011 20 A DAY 135 610 550 99 153 30 18 9 3 50 103 20 52 133 4 3 1 .278 .340 .360 .700
2012 21 A+ BAK 82 392 337 79 109 28 18 9 1 30 104 21 50 70 2 1 2 .323 .413 .439 .852
2012 21 AA PEN 50 213 175 33 50 10 4 5 1 15 51 16 36 43 1 1 0 .286 .406 .383 .789
2013 22 AAA LOU 123 547 504 75 129 28 18 4 6 41 75 15 38 102 4 1 0 .256 .308 .343 .651
2013 22 MAJ CIN 13 22 19 9 7 2 2 0 0 1 13 1 2 4 1 0 0 .368 .429 .474 .903
2014 23 MAJ CIN 152 611 563 72 141 39 25 8 6 48 56 23 34 117 9 4 1 .250 .292 .355 .647
2015 24 MAJ CIN 41 179 163 23 36 8 2 3 3 11 18 3 10 29 4 2 0 .221 .263 .325 .588
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3-Year Averages     82 316 291 40 74 20 13 4 3 24 34 12 18 60 5 2 0 .254 .296 .357 .653

Age is determined on July 1st of each season.       Jump To:     ▼ Advanced Stats      ▼ Games By Position

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Billy Hamilton Game Log    (View Full Game Log)
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DATE OPP AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS HBP SF E AVG OBP SLG OPS
May. 27 Col 4 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 .221 .263 .325 .588
May. 26 Col 3 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .214 .257 .321 .578
May. 25 Col 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .212 .256 .321 .577
May. 24 @Cle Did not play.
May. 23 @Cle 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .211 .256 .322 .578
May. 22 @Cle 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .208 .255 .322 .577
May. 20 @KC 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .214 .261 .331 .592
May. 19 @KC 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .211 .260 .331 .591
May. 17 SF 3 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 .214 .263 .336 .599
May. 16 SF Did not play.
May. 15 SF 5 1 2 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .212 .264 .336 .600
May. 14 SF 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .205 .259 .311 .570
May. 13 Atl 4 1 2 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .211 .266 .320 .586
May. 12 Atl 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .202 .259 .298 .557
May. 11 Atl 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .198 .258 .298 .556
May. 10 @CWS 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 .203 .258 .305 .563
May. 9 @CWS 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .212 .268 .319 .587
May. 9 @CWS 3 1 1 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 0 0 1 0 .209 .261 .318 .579
May. 8 @CWS Did not play.
May. 7 @Pit 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .206 .254 .318 .572
May. 6 @Pit 5 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 .214 .264 .330 .594
May. 5 @Pit 5 2 2 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .214 .267 .337 .604
May. 3 @Atl Did not play.
May. 2 @Atl 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .204 .260 .333 .593
May. 1 @Atl 5 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .216 .274 .352 .626
Apr. 30 @Atl 5 2 1 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .217 .278 .349 .627
Apr. 29 Mil 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .218 .282 .321 .603
Apr. 28 Mil 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .216 .284 .324 .608
Apr. 27 Mil 5 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .229 .299 .343 .642
Apr. 26 ChC 4 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 .231 .306 .354 .660
Last 7 Days 21 1 6 0 0 0 3 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 .286 .286 .286 .572
Last 14 Days 42 3 12 0 1 1 6 0 4 1 2 0 2 0 .286 .273 .405 .678
Last 30 Days 102 9 22 1 2 2 10 3 14 6 2 0 2 0 .216 .234 .324 .558

Billy Hamilton: MLB Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2015 41 41
2014 144 144 1
2013 7 7

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Billy Hamilton Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
20154912255.265.469.744
20141402011311.264.371.669
201310002.000.000.000

Vs. Right

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2015114111613.202.263.521
20144235253545.246.350.641
20131890111.389.500.950

Home

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
201578122713.269.410.720
20142523532125.214.325.602
201373005.143.143.286

Away

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
20158511145.176.247.467
20143113732731.280.379.685
2013126018.500.6671.238
Billy Hamilton Advanced Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm PA AB Walk Rate Strikeout Rate BB/K Ratio Contact Rate BABIP Isolated Power
2009 18 R GCL 180 166 6.1% 26.1% 0.23 72% .286 .072
2010 19 R BIL 316 283 8.9% 17.7% 0.50 80% .391 .138
2011 20 A DAY 610 550 8.5% 21.8% 0.39 76% .362 .082
2012 21 A+ BAK 392 337 12.8% 17.9% 0.71 79% .406 .116
2012 21 AA PEN 213 175 16.9% 20.2% 0.84 75% .374 .097
2013 22 AAA LOU 547 504 6.9% 18.6% 0.37 80% .311 .087
2013 22 MAJ CIN 22 19 9.1% 18.2% 0.50 79% .467 .106
2014 23 MAJ CIN 611 563 5.6% 19.1% 0.29 79% .307 .105
2015 24 MAJ CIN 179 163 5.6% 16.2% 0.34 82% .252 .104
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3-Year Averages     316 291 5.7% 19% 0.30 79% .311 .103

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2015 Stat Review for Billy Hamilton    As compared to the top 200 hitters in 2014 (min 400 PA)

Contact

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.221 AVG
TERRIBLE
82% Contact Rate
AVERAGE
.252 BABIP
LOW
Power

SLG and ISO are useful indicators of power.

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.325 SLG
TERRIBLE
.104 ISO
WEAK
Plate Discipline

Patience at the plate often leads to positive outcomes.

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0.34 BB/K
WEAK
5.6% BB Rate
WEAK
16.2% K Rate
GOOD
OPS/OBP

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.588 OPS
TERRIBLE
.263 OBP
TERRIBLE

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Billy Hamilton: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Hamilton (shoulder/wrist) is OK to play Sunday against the Indians, according to manager Bryan Price, John Fay of the Cincinnati Enquirer reports.

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Hamilton (shoulder) is out of the lineup Sunday against the Indians, MLB.com's Mark Sheldon reports.

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Hamilton hurt his left shoulder and wrist on a slide during Saturday's game but said he expects to play Sunday, Mark Sheldon of MLB.com reports.

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Hamilton will bat eighth Wednesday against the Royals.

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Hamilton will bat eighth in the order Sunday against the Giants, MLB.com's Jamie Ramsey reports.

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Hamilton is not in the lineup Saturday against the Giants.

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Hamilton has gone 0-for-8 from the plate in his past two games, most recently going hitless Monday against the Braves.

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Hamilton is not in the lineup Sunday against the Braves, C. Trent Rosecrans of the Cincinnati Enquirer reports.

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Hamilton was 2-for-4 with two runs scored and three stolen bases in a losing effort against the Cubs on Friday night.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2015

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2014

True speed demons like Hamilton have among the biggest fantasy swing potentials among all players. Is he going to be like Vince Coleman and dominate a category, or is he going to be more like Dee Gordon and lose playing time and struggle to keep a major league job? Much of Hamilton's value rests in the format of your league. If you play in the NFBC or any other no-trade league, Hamilton is especially tricky to value. A full season of him in the lineup gets you half of the way there in the stolen-base category, if not more. But if you draft him, chances are you are avoiding other elite stolen base guys, as a surplus in the category gets you nowhere, plus you have to draft power-heavy hitters to make up for Hamilton's shortfall there. If Hamilton scuffles and subsequently gets demoted, your team goes from likely winning the category to falling to the back of the pack. Hamilton struck out nearly 20 percent of the time at Triple-A without being a power threat (.343 slugging percentage) - there's a good chance that strikeout rate hits 25 percent or higher at the major league level, which will make it difficult for him to hit for a decent batting average. Be very cautious with Hamilton - the burn potential is high.

2013

After Hamilton set the minor league single-season record for stolen bases in 2012, the Reds resisted the urge to call him up for the September stretch run, instead preserving their ability to keep him off the 40-man roster for another offseason. And in fairness, Hamilton probably isn't ready to face major league pitching, nor was there a place for him to play. Those things might change by midseason 2013, especially if the Reds don't reach outside the organization to find a leadoff hitter. Hamilton did more than steal bases last year - he also learned to master the strike zone, improving his walk rate as he climbed the organizational ladder. He still has no palpable power, so that ability to get on-base will need to translate at Triple-A and then the majors to allow him to cash in on his world-class speed. He played center field in the Arizona Fall League, so that could be his ultimate position once he hits the majors, especially if the Reds are locked in on Zack Cozart at shortstop.

2012

Two numbers stand out when looking at Hamilton's 2011 stats: 103 and 39. That's 103 stolen bases (in 123 attempts) and 39 errors. Hamilton stayed at shortstop all season after playing much of 2010 at second base, so growing pains had to be expected. But while Hamilton has great range, he hasn't received good marks for his arm or his hands, so he might not stick at shortstop. He's a very raw prospect, so even with an organizational problem at shortstop, Hamilton is not a candidate for a quick promotion. However, it's worth noting that he really came on strong at Low-A Dayton after hitting .195 through May - he just needs plenty of time at each level to develop.

2011

Hamilton was drafted out of a Mississippi high school in the second round of the 2009 draft and started to hit his stride last year in the Pioneer League, where he hit .318/.383/.456 with a whopping 48 stolen bases in 69 games. So far he hasn't hit for power, and this production came at a pretty low level, but Hamilton's raw tools should put him on your long-term radar.