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Consider the Phillies part of the hunt for Josh Hamilton.
Philadelphia has offered Hamilton a three-year deal, according to radio station WIP, as reported by CBS Philly.
While the report did not specify terms of the deal, it did cite a report speculating that Hamilton could be had for three years and around $80 million. That’s around what the Red Sox are said to be willing to give Hamilton.
Hamilton is the biggest prize of this offseason’s free-agent market, but the bidding for his services hasn’t been too fierce. While he burst onto the market reportedly hoping for somewhere in the range of seven years and $25 million a year, he’s had few offers of more than four years. Many teams are concerned about whether he can work under pressure after a history of substance abuse, and at 31, Hamilton’s ability to produce long-term is also in question.
Hamilton has had 30-plus home runs and 100-plus RBIs in three of his last five seasons, including last year, when he batted .285 with 43 home r...
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FORT WORTH, Texas -- The normally pleasant Texas Rangers media luncheon took a turn late Thursday afternoon.
That's when Texas general manager Jon Daniels ducked out of the banquet room at the Omni Fort Worth Hotel and took a call from Mike Moye, Josh Hamilton's agent.
Moye informed the club that Hamilton had agreed to a deal with the Los Angeles Angels. He's leaving...
Christmas is ten days away, the stove is boiling and I am toiling. The signing of Josh Hamilton appears to have amped up the heat this winter and those waiting to sign are going to get it moving soon.
So, let’s just get down to the BRASS TACKS and go on a little rambling adventure … or just make a flurry of disjointed, yet hopefully timely remarks.
By Brian McCabe
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Should the Philadelphia Philles sign Josh Hamilton? Even though he is left handed and cost prohibitive, should the Phillies do what it takes to bring the outfielder to hitter friendly Citizens Bank Park?
Ben and Sam talk about Josh Hamilton with Riley and Ian of Productive Outs.
The Los Angeles Angels made yet another enormous offseason splash on Thursday by reportedly signing Josh Hamilton to a five-year, $125 million deal. Last winter, the Angels locked down the best hitter on the free agent market by bringing Albert Pujols aboard. They did the same this year by aggressively pursuing Hamilton and giving him the fifth year that many teams were hesitant...
Josh Hamilton is heading to Hollywood, and his new teammates are reacting to the stunning news of the slugger’s new destination.
Rookie of the Year and MVP runner-up Mike Trout will now have a MVP winner in the outfield with him next season, and the 21-year-old couldn’t quite articulate his reaction to the news.
Wow— Mike Trout (@Trouty20) December 13, 2012
Meanwhile, one of...
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The trade market for R.A. Dickey might open now.... GM Sandy Alderson has refused to give in to recent trade proposals of one prospect for Dickey... He has been constantly monitoring the trade market in the hopes of turning Dickey, the reigning National League Cy Young Award winner, into a youthful package of position players.
The process has left Dickey pissed off with some team...
Well, I told you it was a matter of time. And that matter of time came....today. Josh Hamilton signed with the Angels yesterday, just an hour after being first linked to them. Things move fast in baseball, huh? On Wednesday, we wrote about where Michael Bourn could potentially land, and those destinations will be magnified now that Hamilton is off the market.
Two of the top free...
Remember yesterday when Jerry Dipoto said that he was pretty much done making moves? And remember earlier in the off-season when he insisted that the position player side of the roster was set? Yeah, about that...
According to MLB source the Angels are in SERIOUS negotiations with Josh Hamilton. No deal has been reached as of yet.
— Joe McDonnell (@joeontheradio)...
Just in case you’re just getting back from outer space, an African safari, or backpacking in Europe, the Angels signed free agency’s biggest prize for the second year in a row. In a stunner, Josh Hamilton leaves Texas for the arch-rival, Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of Orange County of California of … Continue reading »
Surely all of you have heard the news of Josh Hamilton signing a lucrative five-year deal (worth approximately $125 million) with the Los Angeles Angels on Thursday. It’s a move that is sending shock waves through the league.The Angels are making a strong push to make a run at the World Series while also tossing around money in a bid to compete with a their other free-spending...