Reds Prospect Billy Hamilton's Legend Continued After Hitting This…

The story of this minor league season has been Reds shortstop prospect Billy Hamilton, who after stealing 104 bases in 82 games with the Bakersfield Blaze, earned a call-up to the AA Pensacola Blue Wahoos. (He also turned some heads during the All-Star Break Futures Game along the way.) » 7/16/12 10:00am 7/16/12 10:00am

Giants Rookie Conor Gillaspie Had A Very Rookie Inside-The-Park Homer…

There are two things that make this—Conor Gillaspie's first major league home run—a very rookie home run: 1. The stumble and trip as he is waved home ( "Honestly, I was pretty embarrassed," he said after the game. "I didn't want to get up"); and 2. The fact that once he had made it home and set all of AT&T Park into… » 9/28/11 9:30am 9/28/11 9:30am

Chase Utley's Inside-The-Park Homer Is Better Than Anything That…

The best part (or worst, if you're a Braves or Mets fan) of all of this is just how excited the crowd, and the announcer, gets. It's late in the game. Philly's already up 5-1, over the Giants, whose 3.62 runs scored per game is the worst among all division leaders. Philly's also got the NL East salted away, at… » 7/26/11 10:15pm 7/26/11 10:15pm