Hamilton remains hot for Cincinnati

Top Reds position prospect batting .318 with six stolen bases in spring

Billy Hamilton is batting .318 and 6-for-6 in stolen-base attempts in nine games this spring for the Reds. (Rob Tringali/Getty Images)

By MiLB.com Staff | March 11, 2014 8:32 PM ET

Late Games

Giants 8, Reds 5 Box »

Billy Hamilton, MLB.com's No. 37 prospect, continued to solidify his push to be the Reds leadoff hitter and Opening Day center fielder, doubling home a run while walking and scoring another as the Reds fell to the Giants, 7-5, in Arizona on Tuesday. The 23-year-old outfielder is batting .318 with six stolen bases in nine contests. Giants prospect Gary Brown singled and swiped his second base of the Cactus League in the victory.

Billy Hamilton (CIN OF prospect, MLB.com No. 37): 1-for-3, 2B, BB, RBI, R
Henry Rodriguez (CIN 2B prospect): 1-for-1
Yorman Rodriguez (CIN OF prospect): 0-for-1
Ryan LaMarre (CIN OF prospect): BB
Neftali Soto (CIN 1B prospect): 0-for-1
Gary Brown (SF OF prospect): 1-for-1, SB
Andrew Susac (SF C prospect): 0-for-1

Padres 6, Athletics 5 Box »

Keyvius Sampson (SD RHP prospect): 1 IP, 0 R, 0 H, W
Cory Spangenberg (SD 2B prospect): 1-for-1
Rymer Liriano (SD OF prospect): R
Rico Noel (SD OF prospect): 0-for-1, R, RBI, SF
Alex Dickerson (SD OF/1B prospect): 1-for-1, HR, 3 RBI
Robbie Erlin (SD LHP prospect): 2 IP, 1 R, 2 H, 2 K

Indians 7, D-backs 1 Box »

Francisco Lindor (CLE SS prospect, MLB.com No. 10): 1-for-3, R
Tyler Naquin (CLE OF prospect): 0-for-1, R
Chris Owings (ARI SS prospect, MLB.com No. 77): 1-for-2
Evan Marzilli (ARI OF prospect): 0-for-2

White Sox 7, Rangers 6 Box »

Rougned Odor (TEX 2B prospect, MLB.com No. 59): 1-for-2, R, RBI
Michael Choice (TEX OF prospect, MLB.com No. 72): 1-for-2, RBI
Keenyn Walker (CWS OF prospect): 0-for-0
Matt Davidson (CWS 3B prospect, MLB.com No. 80): 1-for-1, HR, RBI
Carlos Sanchez (CWS C prospect): 1-for-1
Marcus Semien (CWS 3B prospect): 0-for-2, R, BB

Mariners 10, Angels 6 Box »

James Jones (SEA OF Prospect): 0-for-4
Leon Landry (SEA OF prospect): 0-for-2
Chris Taylor (SEA 3B prospect): 1-for-4, R, BB, SB
Jack Reinheimer (SEA 2B prospect): 2-for-2, 3 R,
Tyler Smith (SEA prospect): 1-for-1, 2 R
Ketel Marte(SEA SS prospect): 0-for-1, RBI, R
Emilio Pagan (SEA RHP prospect): 1 IP, 0 R, 0 H, 0 BB, 0 K
Grant Green (LAA 3B prospect): 0-for-4
Nick Maronde (LAA LHP prospect): 1/3 IP, 3 R, 0 ER, 2 H, 1 BB, 1 K, L

Rockies 13, Cubs 0 Box »

Kyle Parker (COL OF prospect): 1-for-3, HR, 2 RBI
Tim Wheeler (COL OF prospect): 0-for-1, R, BB
Cristhian Adames (COL 3B prospect): 1-for-2, R
Rosell Herrera (COL SS prospect): 0-for-2
Kris Bryant (CHC 3B prospect, MLB.com No. 9): 0-for-0
Albert Almora (CHC OF prospect, MLB.com No. 18): 1-for-1
Tony Zych (CHC RHP prospect): 2/3 IP, 0 R, 0 H, 0 BB, 0 K

Dodgers 7, Royals 5 Box »

Joc Pederson (LAD OF prospect, MLB.com No. 36): 0-for-0, R, BB
Alex Guerrero (LAD 2B prospect): 1-for-2, R
Jose Dominguez (LAD RHP prospect): 1 IP, 0 R, 0 H, BB, 0 K
Noel Cuevas (LAD OF prospect): 1-for-1, HR, 3 RBI
Christian Colon (KC INF prospect): 0-for-3, R

Early Games

Mets 9, Cardinals 8 Box »

Prospect Kolten Wong smacked a two-run homer and doubled Tuesday afternoon as the Cardinals dropped a wild game against the Mets, 9-8. Making a push for St. Louis' starting second-base job, Wong is batting .250 in Grapefruit League play and has four RBIs in his last three games. Wong also made a nice diving catch in the eighth to rob Andrew Brown of a hit. Mets prospect Wilmer Flores had two hits and scored twice while playing shortstop for the first time this spring.

Kolten Wong (STL 2B prospect, MLB.com No. 58): 2-for-5, HR, 2B, 2 RBI, CS
Stephen Piscotty (STL OF prospect): 1-for-1, 2B, RBI
Randal Grichuk (STL OF prospect): BB
Tim Cooney (STL LHP prospect): 2/3 IP, 5 R, 6 H, 1 K, 2 WP
Travis d'Arnaud (NYM C prospect, MLB.com No. 22): 0-for-3
Rafael Montero (NYM RHP prospect, MLB.com No. 85): 2 IP, 1 R, 1 H, 1 BB, 1 K
Wilmer Flores (NYM IF prospect): 2-for-3, 2B, BB, 2 R
Vic Black (NYM RHP prospect): 1 IP, 0 R, 2 H, 3 K

Red Sox (ss) 6, Orioles 5 Box »

Jackie Bradley Jr. (BOS OF prospect, MLB.com No. 33): 1-for-3, 3B, RBI, BB, K
Allen Webster (BOS RHP prospect, MLB.com No. 46): 3 1/3 IP, 2 H, 2 R, 3 BB, 3 K
Garin Cecchini (BOS 3B prospect, MLB.com No. 57): 0-for-1, BB
Blake Swihart (BOS C prospect, MLB.com No. 61): 1-for-1
Deven Marrero (BOS SS prospect): 0-for-3, 2 K
Keury De La Cruz (BOS OF prospect): 0-for-1, R
Henry Urrutia (BAL OF prospect): 1-for-1
Jonathan Schoop (BOS INF prospect): 0-for-1, R, K

Marlins 5, Red Sox (ss) 4 Box »

Jake Marisnick (MIA OF prospect, MLB.com No. 65): 0-for-1, K
Brian Flynn (MIA LHP prospect): 3 IP, 1 H, 1 K
Arquimedes Caminero (MIA RHP prospect): 2 IP, 2 K
Xander Bogaerts (BOS SS prospect, MLB.com No. 2): 0-for-2
Mookie Betts (BOS 2B prospect): 0-for-1, BB, R, K
Bryce Brentz (BOS OF prospect): 1-for-2, BB, RBI
Christian Vazquez (BOS C prospect): 1-for-2, RBI

Braves 9, Phillies 1 Box »

Christian Bethancourt (ATL C prospect): 0-for-3, K
Edward Salcedo (ATL 3B prospect): 1-for-2, HR, 2 RBI
Matt Lipka (ATL OF prospect): 0-for-1
Juan Jaime (ATL RHP prospect): 1 IP, 0 R, 1 H
Cesar Hernandez (PHI 2B prospect): 0-for-3
Tommy Joseph (PHI C prospect): 0-for-1

Blue Jays 3, Tigers 2 (10 innings) Box »

John Stilson (TOR RHP prospect): 2 IP, 0 R, 0 H, 2 BB, 2 K, W
Kevin Pillar (TOR OF prospect): 0-for-1
Robbie Ray (DET LHP prospect): 1/3 IP, 0 R, 0 H
Devon Travis (DET 2B prospect): 0-for-1, BB
Eugenio Suarez (DET SS prospect): 0-for-3
Tyler Collins (DET OF prospect): 0-for-1
Daniel Fields (DET OF prospect): 0-for-1, K
Melvin Mercedes (DET RHP prospect): 1 IP, 1 R, 1 H, L

Nationals 3, Yankees 2 Box »

Gary Sanchez (NYY C prospect, MLB.com No. 47): 0-for-1
Mason Williams (NYY OF prospect, MLB.com No. 75): 0-for-1
Zoilo Almonte (NYY OF prospect): 1-for-2, 2B, R
Ramon Flores (NYY OF prospect): 0-for-1

Rays 7, Twins 1 Box »

Hak-Ju Lee (TB SS prospect, MLB.com No. 84): 0-for-2
Danny Santana (MIN SS prospect): 0-for-0

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