Originally posted on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 7/24/12
Even though Texas Rangers outfielder Josh Hamilton is considered by some to be the best player in baseball, he is not immune to criticism, even from officials on his own team. Hall of Fame pitcher Nolan Ryan, who is the Rangers' president of baseball operations, was critical of Hamilton's batting approach in a recent radio interview. Perhaps that's because Hamilton is hitting only .202 since June 2. Ryan said on ESPN Dallas 103.3 FM, "Some of his at-bats aren't very impressive from the standpoint that he doesn't work deep into the count, he's swinging at a lot of bad pitches, he just doesn't seem to be locked in at all. So what you're hoping is that his approach will change and he'll start giving quality at-bats because there's a lot of those at-bats that he just gives away. One of the things I've always commented on is I can't ever say that I ever saw Henry [Hank] Aaron give an at-bat away. I think as a hitter, you have to go up there and you have to focus on the guy that yo...
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