Kansas Metropolis is exhibiting curiosity in former Reds outfielder Billy Hamilton, in accordance with MLB.com.
— Jeffrey Flanagan (@FlannyMLB) December 6, 2018
The Athletic additionally reported the Royals have regarded into buying and selling for Hamilton prior to now and he suits the group’s “said profile of ‘action-type’ gamers.”
Hamilton, a second-round draft choose of the Reds in 2009, grew to become a free agent final week after he was non-tendered by Cincinnati following a season by which he hit .236/.299/.327 with 34 steals in 153 video games.
The 28-year-old was coming into his remaining 12 months of arbitration with the Reds, and MLB.com notes it was arduous for the Reds to justify his $4.6 million wage in 2018.
Hamilton owns a .245/.298/.333 slash line with 277 stolen bases in 690 profession video games.