He said. She said. Who cares?
That's about all you can make of Josh Hamilton jilting the Texas Rangers to head to the rival Los Angeles Angels for the next five years.
Should Hamilton have given the Rangers a chance to match the offer of the Angels as the club hoped? Maybe. Should the Rangers have been more aggressive in their pursuit of Hamilton if they really wanted him to return to the club? Maybe.
But Hamilton also told the Rangers last week that he felt like maybe it was time to part ways. So even if the Rangers would have matched or surpassed the 125 million he's getting from Los Angeles, there's no guarantee he would have remained with the team in which he turned from a neat story about redemption into a superstar with a movie on the way.
The bottom line is after five years of good times, bad times and peculiar times; Hamilton is property of the Los Angeles Angels.
The sooner the Rangers accept that, the better as they've still got to find a way to c...