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Recovered from last season's hamstring injury and determined to win a starting role in center field with the Rangers, Julio Borbon is focused on helping his Dominican Republic teammates secure a Caribbean Series championship.
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ARLINGTON, Texas Texas Rangers All-Star outfielder Josh Hamilton said Friday he wished that the hastily called press conference set up at Rangers Ballpark was to discuss a contract extension.
Unfortunately for Hamilton and the Rangers, the circumstances were much different.
Hamilton admitted he was out drinking in Dallas Monday, suffering a setback in battle against addiction...
"I feel like I've got a handle on it. But every time I feel like I've beaten it, I take control back of the situation, and I end up falling on my face again."
Josh Hamilton, interview in Arizona, February 2011
Texas Rangers star Josh Hamilton drank alcohol in a bar Monday night. This would not be news for a Major League Baseball player, except Hamilton is the...
ARLINGTON, Texas – Feb.3- Texas Rangers outfielder Josh Hamilton deals with life on a level that many of us don’t have to live with. He is an addict and an alcoholic. Despite his 2010 AL MVP Award, his 100-plus home run career and life that he has carved out for his wife and kids, he will always be alcoholic and an addict. Read More...
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ARLINGTON, Texas. — Texas Rangers outfielder and recovering drug addict Josh Hamilton said Friday that he had a relapse that started with "three or four" drinks at a Dallas-area bar this week, apologizing for a "weak moment" that he said he will try to make sure doesn't happen again. The ...
Texas Rangers outfielder and recovering drug addict Josh Hamilton said Friday he had a relapse that started with "three or four" drinks at a Dallas-area bar this week, apologizing for a "weak moment" and insisting he will try to make sure it doesn't happen again.
ARLINGTON, Texas. (AP) -- Texas Rangers outfielder and recovering drug addict Josh Hamilton said Friday that he had a relapse and had "three or four" drinks earlier this week at a Dallas-area bar, calling it a "weak moment" that he will take specific steps to make sure doesn't happen again.
Josh Hamilton shed no tears, used no prepared statement as he apologized and shared few details about his relapse with alcohol. Still, it was clear he was upset by what he had done.