Originally written on Fox Sports Southwest  |  Last updated 4/7/13
I would volunteer to be Josh Hamilton's publicist, except it's too late. I would have advised Hamilton to say all the right things about Dallas-Fort Worth, rather than question the region's merits as a "baseball town." I would have advised him to make peace with Rangers fans, rather than say, "I will never take back what I said until they show up here every night for 30 years." Finally, I would have told him to make like Red Sox manager John Farrell did under similar circumstances this weekend in Toronto, and take the high road even if the fans will not. Instead, Hamilton needlessly picked a fight with Rangers fans in spring training, creating what he described to reporters as an "absolute nightmare" when he returned to Texas with his new team, the Angels. The strain on Hamilton is evident he went 0-for-8 with four strikeouts and a walk in the first two games of the series, falling to 1-for-20 for the season. On Saturday, the Rangers almost gleefully turned up the heat on thei...
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