Re: Hamilton being sent to AA
Originally Posted by dougdirt
Hamilton has had some prolonged struggles in his career and every time he has rebounded incredibly well. He didn't hit much at all in the GCL the year he was drafted. Then he went to Billings the next year and hit .318 with some patience. He then struggled mightily over the first half in Dayton. Then he hit incredibly well over the second half.
With that said, I am with you in that I think Hamilton could struggle some in AA upon his promotion. But, Hamilton has responded, eventually, with each struggle. The guy works incredibly hard.
Which is why many really like him as a prospect.
He's shown a rare ability to overcome hardships, perservere, and dominate his league.
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