Cincinnati Reds centerfielder Billy Hamilton used his incredible speed to rob Paul Goldschmidt of a hit. A pretty good catch of the year candidate.
Goldschmidt probably isn’t as impressed with the catch as we are. Nobody likes to have extra bases taken away.
Paul Goldschmidt thought he had a HR … until @BillyHamilton came out of nowhere to snatch it away!
The @Reds OF covered a whopping 123 feet to track this ball down for another ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ play! pic.twitter.com/QAyfZtKkMc
— #Statcast (@statcast) August 11, 2018
Hamilton made up a ton of ground, covering 123 feet to make the play. It’s hard to get a ball to fall in centerfield against the Reds.
You know what they say, you can’t teach speed. Especially not Hamilton’s kind of speed.