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Rangers hope Hamilton will be a force in ALDS

Josh Hamilton dealt with injuries since rejoining the Texas Rangers earlier this season, but all of that seems to be in the past right now. With the Rangers set to open up the ALDS against the Toronto Blue Jays on Thursday, the club is hoping to be able to rely on Hamilton (and his surgically-repaired knee) as an offensive threat in the lineup.  "Josh, essentially, it's all go,...
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With knee responding well, Hamilton may be a 'regular' for Rangers in final week

Josh Hamilton's balky knee has proved to a be a hindrance for the outfielder since he rejoined the Texas Rangers earlier this season, but it might finally be a thing of the past. On Monday, Evan Grant of the Dallas Morning News pointed out that Hamilton, who had surgery on his left knee just a few weeks ago, has reacted well to regular playing time over the past couple of days. Hamilton...
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Hamilton testing knee as Rangers see if outfield return is possible

The chances of Josh Hamilton rejoining the Texas Rangers in anything more than a pinch-hitting role remain uncertain, but the outfielder was scheduled to run the bases on Wednesday to test his injured knee. Hamilton's been out of full-time action for quite some time, and underwent surgery on that left knee on September 11. He's had two pinch-hit appearances since then, but hasn't...
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15 days ago  |  Discuss

Josh Hamilton comeback could be best MLB story of 2015

To say Josh Hamilton’s career has been full of up and downs is a dramatic understatement. We all know the story now – Hamilton, a former first overall pick with the Tampa Bay Devil Rays who’s supreme talent was derailed by crippling addiction. He rose above his troubles to become one of the games most feared hitters with the Texas Rangers, where he was the AL MVP in 2010...
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June 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Reporter vows revenge for dousing during Josh Hamilton Gatorade bath (vid)

FOX Sports Southwest reporter Emily Jones found herself in the middle of a celebratory Gatorade shower during her post-game interview with Josh Hamilton following the slugger’s walkoff double. And she has vowed revenge … jokingly. Hamilton’s pinch-hit, two-RBI double in the bottom of the ninth inning gave the Texas Rangers a thrilling 4-3 victory over...Read More The post...
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June 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Hamilton fondly recalls talking with Red Sox as free agent

  This embed is invalid   " /> There was a time when Josh Hamilton was considered a potential free-agent target for the Boston Red Sox. And Hamilton remembers that as being a special time in his Major League Baseball career.   Hamilton hit the open market after a 2012 season with the Texas Rangers in which he hit .285 with 43 homers, 128 RBIs and a .930 OPS...
May 30, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Josh Hamilton hits first two homers of the season

Remember when some pundits were questioning how Texas Rangers fans would respond to Josh Hamilton in his second tour of duty with the team? Well, as long as he produces, I think anything that happened in the past is water under the bridge. And on Friday night, Hamilton launched his first two homers of the season, gaining a pair of massive ovations from the Texas fans in the process...
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May 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Josh Hamilton to be activated by Rangers

Josh Hamilton will be back in the bigs before long. The Fort Worth Star-Telegram’s Jeff Wilson reports that Hamilton will fly to Cleveland Sunday to join the Texas Rangers for their 3-game series with the Indians that begins Monday. The team will activate the slugger on Monday. “I am excited about it,” Hamilton said Saturday...Read More
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May 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Josh Hamilton: Angels wouldn’t let me talk to Arte Moreno

The drama between Josh Hamilton and the Angels still has not ended. Hamilton on Saturday told the media that he tried to be responsible and talk with Angels owner Arte Moreno to personally let him know what was going on, but he was denied that opportunity. Hamilton, who was traded to the Texas Rangers last...Read More
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May 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Josh Hamilton autographs baby for fan

Josh Hamilton had about as tumultuous an offseason a ballplayer can endure, suffering a troubling drug and alcohol relapse that culminated in a protracted and controversial affair that ultimately resulted in him being dealt from the Los Angeles Angels back to the Texas Rangers. To make things all the more complicated, Hamilton also underwent shoulder...Read More The post Josh Hamilton...
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May 12, 2015  |  Discuss

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