Billy Hamilton deftly avoids tag for bunt single

Cincinnati Reds center fielder Billy Hamilton is known for his speed and quickness, but it was his ability to stop on a dime that stood out on Friday night. Leading off the game against the Pittsburgh Pirates at Great American Ball Park, Hamilton bunted up the first base line. Pittsburgh first baseman Gaby Sanchez fielded the ball and appeared to have Hamilton dead to rights, but Hamilton suddenly stopped, evaded the tag and dove successfully to first base for a single.

Hamilton scored in the inning, giving the Reds a 1-0 lead.

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