The Los Angeles Angels have plucked another player from their division rival Texas Rangers. Today the Angels and Josh Hamilton agreed to a 5 year contract worth $125 million. The 2010 MVP had been shopping his services and will land with former teammate C.J. Wilson.
Hamilton hit .285 with 43 homers and 128 RBIs in 2012 and is a lifetime .304 hitter with 161 home runs. The 31 year old struggled at the end of the season and had an issue with his vision that forced him out of 5 games.
The Angels will now have a lineup that includes Mike Trout, Josh Hamilton, and Albert Puhols. It is hard to not predict the Angels at clear favorites in 2013 to win the American League Pennant.