Nov. 30 (UPI) -- The Cincinnati Reds are parting ways with outfielder Billy Hamilton.
Sources told MLB.com and The Athletic on Friday that the Reds will not offer Hamilton a contract for 2019. Hamilton is eligible for arbitration. He made $4.6 million in 2018 after singing a one-year contract.
A source told MLB.com that the Reds attempted to trade Hamilton but could not work out a deal. The National League Central franchise has not made an announcement regarding Hamilton.
The 28-year-old hit .236 with four home runs, 29 RBIs and 34 stolen bases in 153 games last season. Hamilton had at least 55 stolen bases in every season between 2014 and 2017.
For his career, Hamilton owns a .245 batting average and has 277 steals.
Reds star Scooter Gennett, Anthony DeSclafani, Michael Lorenzen, Curt Casali and Jose Peraza are also eligible for arbitration.