At the Friday 1 p.m. ET deadline for clubs and eligible players to exchange salary figures, the Reds avoided arbitration by agreeing to one-year contracts with outfielder Billy Hamilton, reliever Michael Lorenzen and starting pitcher Anthony DeSclafani. According to FanRag Sports, Hamilton will sign a $4.6 million contract, Lorenzen will get $1.31 million and DeSclafani […]
The Giants may not be done making splash moves this offseason
The Giants and Reds remained in active communication on Tuesday about a trade that would send center fielder Billy Hamilton to San Francisco, sources told MLB.com.
Looking to address a major need in their outfield, the San Francisco Giants have remained in contact with the Cincinnati Reds regarding speedy center fielder Billy Hamilton, according to a report from Jon Morosi of MLB.com. The Giants had reportedly shown interest in acquiring the 27-year-old Hamilton earlier in the offseason, but that was before […]
Two years away from being a free agent and the leadoff man for a Reds team trying to turn the corner, the 2018 season will be pivotal for center fielder Billy Hamilton.
Interest in Reds center fielder Billy Hamilton appears to have increased during the Winter Meetings on Tuesday. According to MLB Network insider Ken Rosenthal, the Giants have made the strongest pursuit to this point.
When the Winter Meetings return to a familiar venue next week at Walt Disney World’s Swan and Dolphin Hotel in Lake Buena Vista, Fla., it will be the same place where the Reds pulled off a coup of sorts. In 2006, Cincinnati landed a wayward former top prospect named Josh Hamilton in the Rule 5 […]
Is Jesse Winker better option for the leadoff spot than Billy Hamilton based on his plate discipline and on-base percentage? Reds beat reporter Mark Sheldon answers this and other inquiries in the latest Inbox.
The San Francisco Giants are reportedly looking to bolster their outfield defense this offseason and have their eyes on Cincinnati Reds outfielder Billy Hamilton and Boston Red Sox outfielder Jackie Bradley Jr. Jon Morosi of MLB Network reported the news Monday, noting general manager Bobby Evans wants
The San Francisco Giants may have a need for speed in the outfield. The Giants have reportedly shown interest in speedy Cincinnati Reds center fielder Billy Hamilton, sources told Jon Morosi of MLB Network. It’s not clear if the Reds and Giants have engaged in trade talks, or what a suitable return might be from […]
Dee Gordon was in the dugout when he heard the news. Word traveled to the speedster quickly during the Marlins’ 8-5 loss to the Braves on Sunday that Billy Hamilton wasn’t catching him. For the third time in the last four years, the speedy Gordon would be taking home the Major League stolen base crown […]
Heading into the final weekend of the MLB season, nearly all of the races have been decided. But there is one intriguing race remaining, this one on the bases between speedsters Billy Hamilton and Dee Gordon. Hamilton stole his 59th base of the season on Thursday after noon, putting the Cincinnati Reds