Originally posted on Monkey with a Halo  |  Last updated 5/1/13
The May 1st, 2013 edition of daily news for the Los Angeles Angels including Hamilton's worsening struggles, numbers from the marathon game and much more... The Story: Josh Hamilton is swinging himself into oblivion. The Monkey Says: I just don't see how it is going to get better for him. His approach is only getting worse and obviously nobody can talk him out of it. Yet teams now clearly know that all they have to do is just bury him in breaking balls low and away and he will just keep whiffing or rolling over and grounding out to the right side. The parallel is being drawn to Pujols last season, but this seems to be a much more systemic problem with Hamilton. The Story: All the crazy numbers from Monday's marathon Angels-Athletics game. The Monkey Says: It was a fun game and all, but let's not forget that the Angels gagged away a five-run lead and then choked away a one-run lead in extras. The Story: The Angels placed Peter Bourjos on the disabled list and activated
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