Very nice article on Reds prospect Billy Hamilton, from the DDN:

Nobody can accuse Billy Hamilton of setting modest goals for himself with the Dayton Dragons.

“I want to double everything I did last year,” the 20-year-old shortstop announced not long after the team arrived from Arizona earlier this month.

If it happens, the Cincinnati Reds’ top prospect would finish his first Midwest League season with 26 doubles, 20 triples, four home runs and 48 runs batted in.

And a staggering 96 stolen bases.

Don’t put it past him.

The article talks about his growing up in Taylorsville, Mississippi, and his progression thus far in the Reds system. One thing you will get from this article is that the kid does not lack confidence…