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Top 30 Reds Prospects: No. 1

Hamilton Taking Speed to CF

Billy Hamilton is the consensus top-rated prospect in the Cincinnati system and perhaps the most exciting player in the minor leagues. He's already the single season stolen base king as he prepares to learn a new position in AAA this year.

It would take a lot of guts to rate a prospect lower than first after he steals 250 bases over the last two seasons and this list won't do that. Billy Hamilton has been wreaking havoc on the base paths for opponents since Cincinnati drafted him out of high school in the second round in 2009. He set a new minor league record last season with 155 swipes while splitting the season between high-A... Recommended Stories

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