• Hamilton steals the show -- then the ballgame

    Summary of 3 articles · Updated Sep 4, 2013
    A better throw might have gotten Hamilton. "I need you to get to second base," Baker told Hamilton. With the Reds and Cardinals scoreless in the bottom of the seventh Tuesday night at Great American Ball Park, Billy Hamilton got the order he was waiting for. Hamilton's big-league debut went just as advertised Tuesday night, when he stole second base as a pinch runner in a fun and intense confrontation with Yadier Molina, and came around to score the tie-breaking run, which was enough for 1-0 victory for the Reds against the St. Louis Cardinals. With the win, combined with a series-opening victory Monday, the Reds have moved to within 1 1/2 games of the second-place Cardinals in the National League Central and remained 3 1/2 back of the first-place Pirates, who also won Tuesday. Cincinnati and St.
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    • Reds’ Billy Hamilton steals base against Yadier Molina and scores winning run in major league debut

      Your browser does not support iframes. "You wanted the best, you got the best!" — Paul Stanley of KISS Ever since it became evident that Billy Hamilton would make it to the major leagues, those watching the Cincinnati Reds have wondered if Ham…
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    • Hamilton's speed boosts brilliant Bailey, Reds

      In Tuesday night's 1-0 win over the Cardinals, speedy Reds center fielder Billy Hamilton made his Major League debut, stole second and scored the game's lone run. Homer Bailey, who retired the last 14 he faced in a stellar seven-inning start, picked up …
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