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For all the fretting about the Texas Rangers re-opening contract discussions with Josh Hamilton, his extraordinary and power-hitting performances, the 16th major leaguer to drill four home runs in one game against the Orioles the other night, should earn him a raise in his salary. Rest assured, he’s the No. 1 Power Ranger, like Tommy, the Red Ranger. If Hamilton is your American League MVP this season, as it may be worth a debate, it’s because he’s powered the Rangers with his artistic swing at nearly every at-bat and has channeled Babe Ruth and Reggie Jackson rolled into one.  As it stands, currently, he leads the major leagues in a .406 batting average and has driven in 38 runs with a .840 slugging percentage. It’s so right, in fact, that he deserves a contract when he’s evidently hitting better than anyone else with a fat paycheck, and they were well taken care of as their clubs handed out millions. Hamilton saw Albert Pujols sign a 10-year, $240 million deal, and after one of t...
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