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Found October 03, 2012 on The Outside Corner:
PLAYERS: Josh Hamilton
TEAMS: Texas Rangers

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In Wednesday's crucial A's-Rangers matchup for the AL West title, the Rangers jumped out to a 5-1 lead. In the fourth inning, the A's came back to tie the score 5-5. Then, still in the fourth, they took the lead 7-5 after Josh Hamilton dropped a seemingly routine pop-up by Yoenis Cespedes with two outs, allowing a pair of runs to score. The A's never looked back, defeating the Rangers 12-5 and snatching away the AL West division title on the last day of the regular season. 

 

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2 Comments:
  • send hamilton back to t-ball.
  • He was probably drunk again
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