Originally posted on Fox Sports Southwest  |  Last updated 4/2/12
ROUND ROCK, Texas All is starting to get right in Josh Hamilton's world at just the right time for the Texas Rangers. Hamilton, who has been slowed by migraine headaches recently, returned to the lineup Monday night in Round Rock and flexed the power stroke that has been missing this spring. Hamilton, who was homerless in Arizona, blasted a 426-foot homer to dead center at Dell Diamond in a 10-8 victory for the Rangers over the Round Rock Express. He went 56 at-bats without a homer before his two-run blast off Greg Reynolds in the top of the third inning. "It was good to finally stay through a ball to centerfield," Hamilton said. "That's where you want the swing to be, not trying to create it. That's what I want to do." Hamilton wasn't the only Texas player pleased with his results against the club's Triple-A squad. Derek Holland allowed a pair of homers in his three innings but threw 78 pitches and said he's ready to make his Saturday start against Chicago even though Texas manager Ron Washington said he threw too many pitches for a three-innings outing. "I'm continuing to get myself ready," said Holland, who threw 54 pitches for strikes and struck out five. "I think I'm ready to go for sure despite the home runs. Every pitch was working for me. I thought everything was good." Texas also got another solid inning out of right-hander Koji Uehara. The right-hander, who struggled to start the spring and had an ERA of 16.88 at one point, worked a perfect fifth inning with two strikeouts and has allowed just one run in his last five outings.
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