Hamilton, Gregorius recognized
Reds OF prospect Billy Hamilton and SS Didi Gregorius were named to the 2012 Arizona Fall League’s Top Prospects team on Monday. AFL managers and coaches make the selections. Both players were with the Peoria squad.
Hamilton batted .234/.306/.328 in 17 games this fall.
Gregorius batted .284/.333/.392 with one homer and eight RBIs in 20 games.
Below is some of the info on both players, supplied by the AFL:
OF Billy Hamilton
Finished one behind the league lead with 10 stolen bases … hit .333 in 27 at-bats with runners on base … hit .400 when ahead in the count … three RBI vs. Salt River on 10/24 … four multi-hit games … stole two bases vs. Phoenix on 11/06 … three RBI vs. Salt River on 10/24 … stole three bases vs. Salt River on 10/17 … three hits at Phoenix on 10/12 … Rising Stars Game starter, notching 1 hit, 2 runs scored and 2 stolen bases …
SS Didi Gregorius
Hit .309 against right-handed pitching (55 at-bats) … struck out only four times in 74 at-bats, the best ratio in the league … six-game hitting streak to end the season … 6-for-11 (.545) in three night games … four multi-run games … four multi-hit games … four hits at Scottsdale on 10/13 …