Originally Posted by schmidty622
I think the best value the Reds are going get out of Hamilton is via his trade value. They should target a team that doesn't have a clear in-system option for their middle infield for an established OF/3B bat. While his speed is certainly wonderful, I don't think it makes up for the deficiency that his bat and defense would bring to the lineup.
I think you underestimate his defense. His range will more than make up for his errors. He makes plays on baseballs that other guys can't touch.