Billy Hamilton robs Ryan Braun of homer, leaves with concussion

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UPDATE: What a shame. Hamilton suffered what the Reds are calling a “mild concussion” and left the game following his great catch.

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Billy Hamilton’s Rookie of the Year case is built around his speed and defense, and the Reds center fielder just robbed Ryan Braun of a homer:

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That would have been Braun’s 20th homer of the season.

The baseball world reacts to news of Kobe Bryant’s death

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Lakers legend Kobe Bryant and his daughter Gianna were two of five people who died in a helicopter accident in Calabasas, California earlier today. The pilot, a teammate of Gianna’s, and the teammate’s parent were also killed in the tragic accident.

Bryant’s death sent shockwaves throughout the basketball world, as well as the sports world at large. Here were a few reactions from the baseball world.

We certainly echo these sentiments, sending our condolences to the families and friends of those affected today. What a sad day.