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The Angels held the obligatory Josh Hamilton press conference this afternoon to announce the five-year, $125 million deal the outfielder has signed with the team. Meanwhile, it was Josh’s wife, Katie, who stole the show by telling media that, in no uncertain terms, the Rangers should’ve put a ring on it.
According to the Dallas Morning News:
“They let us go out and date other people and kind of give our hearts away,” Katie Hamilton said. “I’m so glad they didn’t (try to re-sign Hamilton.) We feel so strongly this is where God has moved us and planted us.”
Ahh, yes, God wanted the couple to take the biggest offer on the table. Of course God did. Rarely do athletes take less money in free agency because God told the player to give a team a discount.
Anyway, back in early November, the Rangers offered one-year, $13.3 million. Hamilton was looking for seven years and $175 million.
At least God helped find a team willing to pay $125 million guaranteed to a guy who’s less than a year rem...
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By David Saltzer, AngelsWin.com Senior Writer
How do you measure the impact of a major slugger on a lineup? Easy, ask a great pitcher.
At the Angels Press Conference to introduce Josh Hamilton, AngelsWin.com caught up with Mark Langston, a great left-hander, to ask him how he would approach a series facing a lineup with Trout, Trumbo, Pujols and Hamilton. We asked him how...
Christmas is ten days away, the stove is boiling and I am toiling. The signing of Josh Hamilton appears to have amped up the heat this winter and those waiting to sign are going to get it moving soon.
So, let’s just get down to the BRASS TACKS and go on a little rambling adventure … or just make a flurry of disjointed, yet hopefully timely remarks.
By Brian McCabe
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Ben and Sam talk about Josh Hamilton with Riley and Ian of Productive Outs.
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Well, I told you it was a matter of time. And that matter of time came....today. Josh Hamilton signed with the Angels yesterday, just an hour after being first linked to them. Things move fast in baseball, huh? On Wednesday, we wrote about where Michael Bourn could potentially land, and those destinations will be magnified now that Hamilton is off the market.
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Now that the Josh Hamilton signing is official, the Angels' next move -- or moves -- might not be what many in the industry expect.
The team prefers to keep outfielders Peter Bourjos and Mark Trumbo and trade designated hitter Kendrys Morales and outfielder Vernon Wells, according to major-league sources.
Though the Angels possibly could acquire a starting pitcher for Bourjos...
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I’m scared to admit that by the time this article is published Josh Hamilton may have signed with the Los Angeles Angels. The latest report was that they were close so it could be a done deal. The big-spending Angels are doing what the Yankees failed at already…
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Just in case you’re just getting back from outer space, an African safari, or backpacking in Europe, the Angels signed free agency’s biggest prize for the second year in a row. In a stunner, Josh Hamilton leaves Texas for the arch-rival, Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of Orange County of California of … Continue reading »
The Los Angeles Angels signed outfielder Josh Hamilton on Saturday and will introduce him at a press conference scheduled for 2:30 p.m. ET in Anaheim. FOX Sports' Ken Rosenthal reported that Hamilton's five-year, $125 million contract is official after he passed his physical exam. Alden Gonzalez of MLB.com reported that Hamilton's contract includes a no-trade clause...
Los Angeles Angels owner Arte Moreno made a huge splash finalizing a 5 year/125 million dollar deal with top free agent hitter Josh Hamilton. This adds one of the best hitters in the game to an already stacked lineup. That won’t stop me from saying that they will miss the playoffs for a fourth straight … Continue reading »
Surely all of you have heard the news of Josh Hamilton signing a lucrative five-year deal (worth approximately $125 million) with the Los Angeles Angels on Thursday. It’s a move that is sending shock waves through the league.The Angels are making a strong push to make a run at the World Series while also tossing around money in a bid to compete with a their other free-spending...
The Los Angeles Angels and the Los Angeles Dodgers have ruled the roost this offseason. The best available free agent players, Josh Hamilton and Zack Greinke, have both been spoken for and it’s official - they love L.A..
There has been a seismic shift in the baseball landscape and the more Bud Selig screams parity, the less of it there seems to be.
Meanwhile, all we can do here...