Found February 24, 2012 on MSNBC:
PLAYERS: Josh Hamilton
TEAMS: Texas Rangers
HBT: Slugger Josh Hamilton says he loves Texas, but he doesn't think he owes the Rangers.

Josh Hamilton Not Concerned With Contract Situation, Says He Doesn't Owe Rangers Anything

Josh Hamilton has really rebuilt hus life and re-established his career in baseball since joining the Texas Rangers in 2008. But apparently the Rangers' center fielder doesn't quite feel obligated to the organization that gave him another chance. Hamilton, who has been a catalyst for the Rangers in the team's run to back-to-back World Series, spoke about his recent relapse...

Hamilton: 'I don't feel like I owe the Rangers'

SURPRISE, Ariz. -- No one with the Texas Rangers the past four seasons has doubted that Josh Hamilton has had the best intentions, and that was the case again Friday morning as he met with the media for the first time at this spring camp.

Hamilton hopes his latest relapse was the last

Slugger Josh Hamilton says he's in a much better place emotionally and spiritually the past three weeks. He heads into spring training with the Texas Rangers encouraged since beginning both solo counseling and sessions with his wife following an alcohol relapse late last month.

Hamilton: Rangers would get shot to sign him

Outfielder Josh Hamilton said Sunday that if he does become a free agent after the season, the Rangers will get first chance to sign him.

Josh Hamilton: "Have I done great things for the Rangers?

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Rangers' Josh Hamilton talks contract, recovery in Surprise

Texas Rangers outfielder Josh Hamilton said that he isn't worried about his contract situation but also doesn't owe the Rangers anything in terms of a discount.

Hamilton hopes latest alcohol relapse was his last

SURPRISE, Ariz. (AP) -- Slugger Josh Hamilton openly acknowledges he'll be an addict for life. As far as slip-ups are concerned, he prays they will be few and far between along his path to sobriety.

With Hamilton in left field, center up for grabs

Manager Ron Washington is again talking about keeping Josh Hamilton in left field, meaning the Rangers must find somebody to play center. The main candidates are Craig Gentry, Julio Borbon and Leonys Martin.

MLB just needs to move on

The best interests of the game demand that baseball let the Ryan Braun affair go like the bat slipping through Josh Hamilton's hands.

Rangers president Nolan Ryan likes Josh Hamilton's attitude, but cautious on long-term deal

SURPRISE, Ariz. -- Josh Hamilton's second known relapse with alcohol this off-season won't be the only factor in a possible contract extension with the Texas Rangers. At least that's what team president and CEO Nolan Ryan said.

Rangers' Ryan: OF Hamilton has club's support

Texas Rangers CEO Nolan Ryan says that Josh Hamilton must face his issues head-on and that he has the support of the organization.
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