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I almost didn’t write this post. Not because I was trapped under a Pizza Hut/Taco Bell Combo and unable to move my arms, but because Jurickson Profar will either be a huge boost for 2013 fantasy teams or he’ll be irrelevant and it’s not really on him which outcome comes to play. It depends on the Rangers. And it’s not like my Wil Myers fantasy which depends on the Royals and their cheapness. This depends more on, where is Profar going to play? Scenario Number One: Andrus is traded this offseason, Profar runs with the shortstop job. Scenario Number Two: Hamilton leaves, Kinsler is moved to the outfield and Profar gets a middle infield job. Scenario Number Three: There is no scenario number three. Scenario Number Four: Kinsler or Andrus are injured; Profar gets the job and yadda. Scenario Number Five: Abu Nazir buys the Rangers because they used to be the Washington Senators, and Nazir orders Andrus on a suicide mission, sending him into a bunker with Bud Selig. Only An...
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According to reports, free agent slugger Josh Hamilton is looking for a 7-year, $175 million deal.
As clearly the most highly coveted on the MLB free agent market, Josh Hamilton has the right to demand a few bucks but his most recent request is absurd. The 31-year-old injury-prone outfielder has reportedly asked for $175 million over 7 years, according to John Perrotto of Baseball Prospectus.
Over his five seasons in Texas, Hamilton’s numbers are certainy worthy of Albert...
Free agent outfielder Josh Hamilton figured to be an
expensive acquisition this winter, but according to “someone who knows these
things” the slugger’s asking price is seven years and $175 million, reports
John Perrotto of Baseball Prospectus.
From someone who knows these things: Josh Hamilton's asking price is 7 years and $175M. #Rangers #MLB
— John Perrotto...
Josh Hamilton has a lot going for him. He’s a former MVP, a
five-time All Star and the big fish in this year's free agency pond.
his numbers might suggest that he's worth the seven-year, $175 million contract
that he reportedly is seeking, there will always be more to it than that for
Hamilton's well-documented personal issues will play a role...
Of all the free agents this off-season, maybe Josh Hamilton is the most intriguing. He’s won an AL MVP, and been a powerhouse. He’s been on MLB’s restricted list for drug use, landed on the DL often, and was lackluster in the second half of 2012. Which Hamilton you’re going to get is where the debate starts.
Today on Baseball Prospectus, I look into how Hamilton would sit...
For reasons unclear, Matthew wants the Rangers` third baseman to be the AL MVP. Can he make a case?
Tigres del Licey slugger Mike Olt reached base twice in three plate appearances on Saturday, but he was forced to leave the game after being hit on the head with a pitch. Lone Star Dugout takes a look at all of the day's winterball action in the Texas Rangers' system.
Will Josh Hamilton find the contract he`s looking for this winter? And should be?
What fool GM do you think is going to overpay for Josh Hamilton?
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“Any intelligent fool can make things bigger and more complex. It takes a touch of genius, and a lot of courage, to move in the opposite direction.”
Albert Einstein said that. Jon Daniels DID that.
He and the Rangers made their qualifying offer to Sir Parties-a-Lot and now...
In a survey conducted by ESPN's Jerry Crasnick, 4.5% of twenty-two baseball people believe that the Phillies will attempt to and successfully acquire free-agent outfielder Josh Hamilton.
If you don't feel like doing the math, 4.5% of twenty-two equals one. Crasnick conducted his survey to twenty-two general managers, assistant GMs, advisers, scouting directors and talent...