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ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) -- Nelson Cruz hit his third career grand slam, Josh Hamilton drove in three runs and the Texas Rangers beat the Los Angeles Angels 13-6 on Sunday night to hand Jered Weaver his first loss.
The slam by Cruz capped a five-run third for the Rangers. Hamilton chased Weaver an inning later with a two-run double that made it 8-2.
Weaver (5-1), in his second start since throwing a no-hitter, gave up 10 hits and eight runs in only 3 13 innings, his shortest outing since 2009.
Neftali Feliz (3-1), the closer-turned-starter for Texas, struck out five while allowing two runs over six innings.
Elvis Andrus matched a career high with four hits for Texas, which took two of three from the Angels.
BEST OF MAXIM
ARLINGTON, Texas Jered Weaver was not auditioning for "American Idol," but as he walked off the mound in the fourth inning Sunday night, he sang along to his own exit music.
While the song "Hit the Road, Jack" played over the stadium public address system, Weaver could be seen mouthing the words to the Ray Charles hit.
"I was singing the song, 'Hit...
THE GREAT HAMBINO
Josh Hamilton has been absurdly hot for the Rangers, so one of Oakland's pitchers cracked a joke about facing the slugger.
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The Factor12 Rating (F12) is an analytic measurement utilizing league average performance to compare the value of all MLB pitchers.
(1) Jered Weaver retains the current top spot on the Factor12 Top12 in 2012 with a 32.589 rating. The Los Angeles Angels right-hander followed up his no-hitter against the Minnesota Twins with 6IP / 3H / 1ER / 2BB / 2K against the same Minneapolis...
HE'S ON FIRE!
Angels pitcher C.J. Wilson believes that Josh Hamilton, his former Rangers teammate, might very well break Barry Bonds' single season home run record.
Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim (15-19) @ Texas Rangers (22-12) Pitching Probables: LAA – Jered Weaver (5-0, 1.60 ERA) TEX – Neftali Feliz (2-1, 3.38 ERA) Game Info: 5:05 PM PT; TV - ESPN; Radio - KLAA 830
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It's been a rough week for Cacique's teams; Josh Hamilton has been the anti-Pujols this year. And Octomom's getting nekkid for money.
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Josh Hamilton is playing out of his mind. The crazy thing is, what he's doing has nothing to do with luck; he's just that good. His talent level is so far above most major leaguers that it's borderline absurd. This is what I imagine the game of baseball looks like through Josh Hamilton's eyes right about now...
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Josh Hamilton hit two more home runs, Yu Darvish struck out
seven and the Texas Rangers beat the Los Angeles Angels 10-3 in a
rain-interrupted game Friday night when C.J. Wilson faced only five
batters against his old team.
Josh Hamilton hit two more home runs, Yu Darvish struck out seven and the Texas Rangers beat the Los Angeles Angels 10-3 in a rain-interrupted game Friday night when C.J. Wilson faced only five batters against his old team.
Both of Hamilton's solo homers came after a one-hour, 56-minute rain delay in the first inning when the Rangers went ahead to stay against Wilson (4-3),...
(AP) -- Josh Hamilton is hitting the ball hard and the opponent hasn't made much of a difference.
That may be why it's somewhat surprising that he hasn't enjoyed consistent success against the Kansas City Royals.
Hamilton looks to continue his torrid pace at the plate as the AL-leading Texas Rangers open a two-game set against the visiting Royals on Monday night.
Josh Hamilton joined Twitter on Tuesday, to some fanfare. So if the greatest hitter in the major leagues can do something, then it's probably not a bad idea for some Red Sox players to follow suit, right? NESN Nation's Dan Duquette asked our Twitter followers to suggest which Red Sox players they'd like to see sign up for the social media site next. Check out who they...
Achilles (Tennessee Mash – RCL 25) had another good week and increased their lead in the overall standings. Josh Hamilton, Joey Votto, Jay Bruce, Ted Lilly, and Brandon Morrow were the key performers for the top team. Their relievers were also strong, allowing just 4 runs in 18 innings of work. Trini’s team (also with Hamilton), Psychic Friends Network (RCL 22), took over 2nd...