Originally posted on Fox Sports Southwest  |  Last updated 4/5/13
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) -- Texas Rangers fans cheered loudly for Josh Hamilton -- when he struck out. Hamilton, now with the AL West rival Los Angeles Angels, was booed during pregame introductions before the Rangers' home opener Friday. There were more boos when he led off the second inning, but those became cheers when he took a called strike on his first pitch and eventually struck out swinging. Before the game, Hamilton said he had good memories of his five seasons in Texas and wouldn't let stuff like people booing hurt his feelings. "I'm not setting out to prove anybody wrong or anything like that," Hamilton said. "I'm just setting out to play the game, the way I always have. Hard and give it what I have. ... They booed me when I was here, at times. I don't expect anything less, especially playing with the Angels." Hamilton, a five-time All-Star and 2010 AL MVP with Texas, signed a 125 million, five-year deal with the Angels last winter. He was part of the only two World Seri...
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