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MLB reportedly will try to show compassion to Hamilton

  It appears Josh Hamilton has left Major League Baseball little choice.   FOX Sports reported Friday morning that MLB is trying to walk the line when it comes to Hamilton’s latest relapse. The admitted addict recently fell off the wagon, according to reports, as Hamilton reportedly used cocaine and alcohol. That’s a clear violation of the league’s drug policy...
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Josh Hamilton’s Close Friend, Mentor Says Angels Slugger Should Retire

Josh Hamilton’s MLB career has been a roller coaster ride, and one of his closest friends thinks it’s time to end it. Roy Silver, a good friend of Hamilton’s and mentor to the Los Angeles Angels outfielder, told USA TODAY Sports in a phone interview Thursday that Hamilton should leave the game for good. “Absolutely, absolutely,” Silver said. “He...
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Josh Hamilton reportedly had cocaine and alcohol relapse

Josh Hamilton met with MLB Wednesday reportedly to confess to having a substance abuse relapse over the offseason. We told you Wednesday that Hamilton’s relapse involved at least cocaine. On Thursday the NY Daily News reported that Hamilton “suffered a cocaine and alcohol relapse.” Hamilton’s father-in-law Michael Chadwick put the matter into perspective: Josh Hamilton's...Read More
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'He's a great teammate': Angels express concern, offer support for Josh Hamilton

Josh Hamilton was never given a locker in the Angels clubhouse here for Spring Training, and it's unclear when, or if, Hamilton will even use his locker at Angel Stadium, either. Hamilton, who already is recovering from recent shoulder surgery, was in New York meeting with Major League Baseball officials. He reportedly suffered a relapse of an addiction to cocaine and alcohol, according...
Via Fox Sports West
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Will Angels Seek Sox OF With Hamilton Woes?

Josh HamiltonESPN's Tim Kurkjian is speculating about whether the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim (also, Orange County, California, United States of America, Earth, Solar System, Milky Way, Universe) might go after a Red Sox OF in the wake of the new Josh Hamilton troubles. Apparently, Hamilton will be out for some time after information surfaced about a relapse in his struggle to...
Via FenwayNation
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On Josh Hamilton's addiction and feeling alone

‘I’m proof that hope is never lost.’ That simple, yet hard-hitting saying, is exactly what Josh Hamilton titled an article he wrote for ESPN The Magazine (as told to Time..... The post Josh Hamilton Is Not Alone And Neither Are You appeared first on The Sports Fan Journal.
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Josh Hamilton and MLB’s Joint Drug Agreement

Wednesday’s news that Josh Hamilton could be facing an imminent suspension from Major League Baseball has set off a wave of speculation regarding not only the possible cause of the suspension, but also its potential length. Given Hamilton’s history, some have assumed he may have had a relapse of his earlier substance-abuse problems, triggering a possible […]
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Josh Hamilton reportedly confesses to cocaine relapse

Josh Hamilton met with MLB Wednesday about a “disciplinary” issue, according to reports, and a new report says the Angels outfielder confessed to having a relapse with cocaine. CBS Sports’ Jon Heyman reported the news: Hear hamilton had relapse. Believe occurred a couple months back. Involved at least cocaine. Honorably, he confessed. — Jon Heyman...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
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Report: Hamilton meets with MLB over ‘disciplinary issue’

Something strange appears to be going on with Josh Hamilton. As Hamilton remains at a friend’s ranch in Houston while rehabbing from shoulder surgery he had earlier this month, a report from Mike DiGiovanna of the Los Angeles Times indicates that the 33-year-old slugger had a meeting with Major League Baseball on Wednesday to discuss...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
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REPORT: Josh Hamilton meeting with MLB about disciplinary issue

Just when you think the Josh Hamilton situation can’t get any worse, Mike DiGiovanni of the LA Times dropped this bomb: Angels left fielder Josh Hamilton is meeting with Major League Baseball officials Wednesday about a disciplinary issue, and the team is bracing for possible penalties. General Manager Jerry Dipoto confirmed that Hamilton was in New York, but he declined to say...
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