GIF: Billy Hamilton did not hit this pitch

By Dayn Perry | Baseball Writer

More MLB: Power Rankings | Expert Picks | Latest news & notes | Fantasy news

Reds center fielder Billy Hamilton is of course renowned for his footspeed. The question, though, is whether his bat will play at the major-league level. On that point, it's worth nothing that he entered Friday's contest against the Cubs with a 2014 batting line of .170/.220/.234 with 11 strikeouts against just three walks.

Also on that point, it's worth noting that this is an actual swing undertaken by Billy Hamilton against Jeff Samardzija ...

Let us christen this effort, "harvesting wheat with low-slung scythe." It's a useful swing when it comes to ... harvesting wheat.

(GIF via @mike_petriello)

CBSSports Facebook Google Plus
Conversation powered by Livefyre

mlb Video

December 1, 2015
November 30, 2015
MLB news roundup: 11/30
November 30, 2015
Detroit Tigers ink Jordan Zimmerman
November 29, 2015
MLB news roundup: 11/29


Most Popular