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Seattle Mariners general manager, Jack Zduriencik, plans to upgrade the teams offense this offseason but as of now does not plan to pursue Josh Hamilton, Greg Johns of MLB.com reports. “You have to be realistic about how you're going to allocate your dollars,” Zduriencik said. “Some of these things drag out and if you're sitting there waiting on one chip, other chips in front of you might go away and you end up with nothing.”
Reports surfaced early November that Hamilton was looking for a seven-year $175mm deal which would possibly put him out of Seattle's range. The team has other holes to fill and committing that much money to one player who is injury prone would not be a wise move.
last season in 148 games, Hamilton hit .285/.354/.577 with 43 home runs and 128 RBIs.
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The Boston Red Sox reportedly are preparing to enter the fray with teams bidding to retain the services of free agent slugger Josh Hamilton.
It was only a matter of time. Josh Hamilton’s journey to the major leagues will be detailed in an upcoming movie from Relativity Media. According to Deadline, Relativity has a deal with Hamilton, along with a deal for Casey Affleck to write and direct the picture. Thunder Road Pictures’ Basil Iwanyk will produce along with The Walsh Company’s Kevin Walsh. Thunder Road’s Kent...
It’s been reported that the
Boston Red Sox have expressed interest in free agent outfielder Josh Hamilton.
However, according to a baseball source, reports of this interest have been “overblown,”
reports Rob Bradford of WEEI.com.
According to a baseball source, reports of the Red Sox'
interest in free agent outfielder Josh Hamilton have been
After reading of the Phillies reported interest in Josh Hamilton, my mind began to wander. Admittedly, like most fans, I would love the idea of another power bat in the lineup that has the potential to have a major impact on a team that struggled all season to score runs; but I began to wonder if Hamilton is right for our team. While I have no doubt that the Phillies are performing...
Oh boy: "Please Craig [Carton]," said Rick's Cabaret NYC Girl Elise. "Get the Yankees to sign Josh Hamilton. We could always use another slugger on the team."
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The free agent game is swinging into gear, and Josh Hamilton is at the center of it. But unlike many others, his price is far from simple a simple equation.The post The Price is…Wrong? Josh Hamilton vs. Free Agency appeared first on The Sports Fan Journal.
There are conflicting reports about whether the Sox will go after Josh Hamilton. Cherington has praise for him, but says they're looking at all options.It's a classic free agent gamble, because he reportedly wants seven years and $175 million (he's 31), but it also has the twist of Hamilton's history, which is famously checkered. And it's certainly interesting...
Josh Hamilton may still be a free agent, but he did join one team this week.
Relativity Media has secured the rights to the feature film about the Texas Rangers outfielder's life — which will be directed and written by Casey Affleck, according to deadline.com.
The report says that Relativity Media — producers of films like "Shark Night 3D" and "HOP"...
The Seattle Mariners likely will not pursue free agent outfielder Josh Hamilton. Mariners president Chuck Armstrong told CBS Sports earlier in the week that the team is interested in Hamilton, but general manager Jack Zduriencik told MLB.com on Friday that they will probably not go after him. The Mariners are looking to increase their payroll to add much-needed offense to their...
The Boston Red Sox dumped a bevy of payroll ($250 million to be exact) late in the 2012 season as the continued to crumble. Now, the team is poised to climb out of the cellar and into 4th place. There are already rumblings that the team is looking at Josh Hamilton, who is looking for [...]
The Seattle Mariners have been one of the teams tied to free
agent outfielder Josh Hamilton, but general manager Jack Zduriencik said Friday
he doesn’t see the club being big players in pursuit of the market’s top
slugger, reports Greg Johns of MLB.com.
Although the Mariners plan to
pursue offensive upgrades this offseason, general manager Jack Zduriencik said
The Boston Red Sox unloaded the majority of their massive contracts in one swift move toward the end of the 2012 MLB season when they traded Adrian Gonzalez, Josh Beckett and Carl Crawford to the Los Angeles Dodgers. The move shed payroll and made the Red Sox one of the worst teams on paper.
Anyone who thought that would last more than a couple of months really does not know how...
With the MLB Free Agent frenzie already underway, let's take a look at the top MLB free agents available this off season. As always, check out our MLB Hot Stove tab for the latest major transaction information during the MLB off season.
1. Zach Greinke
2. Josh Hamilton
3. Michael Bourne
4. Adam LaRoche
5. Kyle Loshe
6. B.J. Upton
7. Rafael Soriano...