Josh Hamilton says Texas Rangers fans were spoiled by the team's success over the last few seasons.
Hamilton, who signed a five-year, 125-million deal with the Los Angeles Angels in December, helped the Rangers reach the World Series in 2010 and 2011. During an interview that was aired Sunday on CBS 11 in Dallas, Hamilton revealed why he left the Rangers and joined their American League West division rivals.
The Rangers "had the first opportunity, and just kind of drug their feet on it," Hamilton told CBS 11's Gina Miller. "And my wife put it best, 'If you've had a relationship with somebody you don't let them date somebody else and kind of give their heart away.' Probably a week or two before the decision was made, as far as coming to the Angels, I finally had that feeling of, that settled feeling of 'OK, I really don't feel like I'm going to be back in Texas.' And I hadn't even spoken with the Angels yet, at that point."
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