Billy Hamilton saw the ball skip away from Michael Brantley in left field, and after that, there was no stopping baseball's fastest player. Hamilton scored from first base on Zack Cozart's two-run single with two outs in the ninth inning to lift the Cincinnati Reds over the Cleveland Indians 4-3 on Wednesday night. Hamilton reached after narrowly beating out an apparent game-ending double play - he was ruled safe after a replay review, putting runners at first and third for Cozart.
With the first game streaming to Facebook last week, Major League Baseball will begin streaming games live to Twitter. The deal between the social media platform and MLB was announced last year. Financial terms were not released. The first game will stream on Friday between the Texas Rangers and Toronto Blue Jays at 7:05 pm EDT. After that game, the schedule will shift to games each Tuesday. Here is the Tuesday night schedule of out-of-market MLB games streamed to Twitter (subject to change; blackout restrictions apply): 5/30: Boston Red Sox vs. Chicago White Sox, 8:10 pm EDT 6/6: Miami Marlins vs. Chicago Cubs, 8:05 pm EDT 6/13: LA Dodgers vs. Cleveland Indians, 7:10 pm EDT 6/20: Washington
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