Originally posted on Monkey with a Halo  |  Last updated 7/18/13
There isn't a whole lot of reason for hope as the Angels embark on the second half of their season, unless you are one of those sadistic fans that is actively rooting for the Angels to land a top 10 pick in the draft so Dipoto can't flush it down the toilet signing another big name free agent flop. Speaking of big name free agent flops, one of those very few reasons for non-self-loathing hope is Josh Hamilton. Well, maybe. As we all know, Hamilton was riding something of a hot streak heading into the break by way of a 12-game hitting streak during which he hit four homers and didn't strike out at comically inept levels all while posting a tidy .932 OPS. The fact that Hambone might not be a giant steaming waste of genetic material that cost the gross domestic product of Ghana became the tiniest sliver of silver lining in the dark, gloomy Sharknado storm cloud that is the Angel season. What everyone wants to know is if his hot streak is for real. Or is it a case of, as my grandfather
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