Found February 03, 2012 on
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Texas Rangers outfielder and recovering drug addict Josh Hamilton says he had a relapse and had ''three or four'' drinks earlier this week.

Setback may affect Hamilton's future

Texas Rangers outfielder Josh Hamilton, who has spoken openly about the alcohol and substance-abuse problems he has battled for most of his professional career, suffered a setback this week, a major league source has confirmed to FOX Sports Southwest. The incident occurred Monday night at Sherlock's Pub and Grill in Dallas, where Hamilton was seen drinking alcohol, according...

Hamilton talks about his relapse

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...

Rangers shouldn't be responsible for Hamilton

ARLINGTON, Texas More ugly is coming. That much is guaranteed with this latest Josh Hamilton slip-up. The Rangers center fielder and recovering addict dropped enough hints Friday to suggest his very public fall from sobriety has more details to come, almost assuredly with visual aids. Beers were consumed. Pics were taken. And I'm guessing by Hamilton's tone Friday, his...

Hamilton's struggles likely far from over

If you know anything about battling drug and alcohol addiction, you weren't surprised that Rangers slugger Josh Hamilton had another relapse Monday night. When your struggle is as powerful as Hamilton's one so strong that is risky for him to be out alone or carry more than 10 in his wallet - relapses are considered normal. "It's a chronic relapsing disorder,"...

Can we leave Josh Hamilton alone?

As I stood (ironically, in a bar) last evening, I watched the familiar scroll across the bottom of the ESPN screen. Scores. News. Milestones. And then, of course, the details of Josh Hamilton’s night out in Dallas where he had “three or four” drinks. The bottom line graphic lit up across the plasma screen and included quotes from Hamilton, his wife, details of what he did and...

Josh Hamilton Relapses, no Whipped Cream was Harmed in the Event

We like to take long breaks from blogging just before Spring Training gets underway. Obviously. But what better way to get back into the game than waking up to hear the news of Josh Hamilton's alcohol relapse. Sadly, no whipped cream was harmed in the process. The Texas Rangers outfielder didn't come out and admit his relapse to the press, however. No, some tattle tales...

Report: Josh Hamilton Has Relapse With Alcohol at Dallas Bar

Josh Hamilton's inspirational journey may have hit another speed bump on Monday night. The Dallas Morning News reports that the Texas Rangers outfielder had an alcohol relapse at a Dallas area bar on Monday night. If true, it would be an unfortunate setback for Hamilton in his continued efforts to battle alcohol and drug addiction. According to the report, Hamilton was drinking...

Remember, All Star Texas Ranger Josh Hamilton is not allowed to have a drink

Texas Rangers slugger Josh Hamilton's drug use is well chronicled. How many guys you know have a chaperone? Well, apparently he's relapsed: According to the Dallas Morning News, Hamilton was seen... Full story at Bob's Blitz ~

Rangers' Josh Hamilton calls alcohol relapse a 'weak moment'

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 ...

Josh Hamilton makes statement about relapse

Texas Rangers outfielder Josh Hamilton made a statement about his latest relapse in his fight against alcohol and drug abuse.

Ex-Rays OF Josh Hamilton confirms alcohol relapse

Rangers outfielder and recovering drug addict Josh Hamilton had a relapse this week when he drank alcohol at a bar, The Dallas Morning News reported Thursday night.

Hamilton admits 'weak moment'

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.
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