Originally posted on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 2/8/12

Texas Rangers outfielder Josh Hamilton visited doctors for both Major League Baseball and the players' association this week after admitting to a relapse with alcohol.

After his admittedly "weak moment" in which he had "three or four" drinks during dinner and more later in the evening, Hamilton met with doctors on Monday.

General manager Jon Daniels said it was "unlikely" that the club would discipline Hamilton, who has since apologized for his actions.

"For everybody that I have hurt, for fans, kids, people who have addictions who look up to me, I apologize to you," Hamilton said.

Hamilton is a recovering alcoholic and former drug user, who is tested three times a week by the league for banned substances.

Hamilton was suspended for drug and alcohol abuse while in the Tampa Bay organization that resulted in him missing the 2004 and 2005 seasons.

The 30-year-old Hamilton had another alcohol-related relapse in January 2009 at a bar in Arizona.

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