Found February 24, 2012 on
HBT: Slugger Josh Hamilton says he loves Texas, but he doesn't think he owes the Rangers.
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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...
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.
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.
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.
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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.
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.
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.
The best interests of the game demand that baseball let the Ryan Braun affair go like the bat slipping through Josh Hamilton's hands.
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.
Texas Rangers CEO Nolan Ryan says that Josh Hamilton must face his issues head-on and that he has the support of the organization.