JOSH HAMILTON RUMORS

Josh Hamilton says injury won't derail season

ANAHEIM, Calif. -- It wasn't just the injury that hacked Josh Hamilton, or even the way it happened. It was the timing. Hamilton was just eight games into the new season, but he hadn't felt this good at the plate since joining the Angels at the start of the 2013 season. He was seeing the ball well and driving it, just like old times. Then it happened. Hamilton tore a ligament...
Via Fox Sports West
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Staying Afloat Without Josh Hamilton

There is a big question looming for the Angels: How will they compensate for the loss of Josh Hamilton for six to eight weeks?  There is really no easy answer to this question, rather a combination of factors that must go in the Angels’ favor in order to avoid digging that all too familiar April hole.  The schedule is definitely not going to do the Angels any favors, as they...
Via In The Neutral Zone
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Josh Hamilton undergoes thumb surgery

The Angels on Friday announced Josh Hamilton underwent successful surgery on his left thumb and will be sidelined 6-8 weeks while he recovers from a complete tear of his ulnar collateral ligament. Hamilton, who was batting .444 with two home runs, six RBI and two doubles in eight games this season, was injured on a head-first slide into first base Tuesday night against the Mariners...
Via Fox Sports West
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Josh Hamilton Continues to Make Texas Rangers Fans Glad the Team Didn't Re-sign Him

When the Texas Rangers didn't try real hard to keep Josh Hamilton there were some that were a little surprised. Yeah, he has injury issues, and yeah he had one really, really long slump in the second half of his final season in Texas--but overall he was a pretty good ball player when he was in the lineup.Therein was the problem for Texas--when he was in the lineup. He was out...
Via FatManWriting
5 days ago  |  Discuss

It’s Always Thumb Thing With Hamilton

Lots of people tried to explain to me why you don't slide into first base. I still don't get it, so apparently I'm dense. Is 1st base lifted higher than other bases? Are there Lilliputians standing by first base with mini hammers? Is there a mini MC Hammer there singing U Can't Touch This which is just so bizarre it screws you up and you hurt yourself? I get...
Via Razzball
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Angels’ Josh Hamilton Tears Thumb Ligament, Out At Least 6-8 Weeks

SEATTLE — Josh Hamilton’s attempt to beat out an infield grounder with a headfirst slide into first base landed him on the bench for up to two months. The 2010 AL MVP was placed on the 15-day disabled list Wednesday by the Los Angeles Angels with a torn ligament in his left thumb. He was hurt trying to hustle down the line and beat out a grounder in the seventh inning of Tuesday...
Via NESN.com
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Josh Hamilton out 6-8 weeks with torn thumb ligament

Never slide head-first into first base, kids. Josh Hamilton is the latest cautionary tale against this practice, injuring his left thumb in the Angels’ 5-3 loss to the Mariners Tuesday night. An MRI exam on Wednesday revealed a complete tear of the ulnar collateral ligament in the thumb, according to reports, as well as a torn capsule. Hamilton will undergo surgery in the next...
Via The Outside Corner
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Josh Hamilton Out Until June - Thumb Surgery

The Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim and fantasy owners everywhere received the worst news possible on Josh Hamilton today. Hamilton will require surgery for a torn UCL in his thumb and will be out for 6-8 weeks!Josh Hamilton out 6-to-8 weeks with torn thumb ligament: http://t.co/W7TuthDbfH— USA TODAY Sports (@USATODAYsports) April 9, 2014Hamilton was off to a hot start, hitting...
Via We Talk Fantasy Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Josh Hamilton Reaping Rewards of Disciplined Approach

While Los Angeles Angels outfielder Josh Hamilton had to leave Tuesday’s game against the Seattle Mariners with a thumb injury, the 32 year-old is off to an outstanding start. Through the Angels first eight games, he’s hit an astounding .444/.545/.741. Sure it’s only eight games into the season, but Hamilton has already amassed 0.7 fWAR, which is as much as he produced...
Via Baseball News Source
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Angels Injury Updates: Josh Hamilton, Brian Moran

The Los Angeles Angels are off to a slow start with a 3-5 record as they finish off a small two game set in Seattle tonight.  They lost a close one last night but it may end up being even more costly with slugger Josh Hamilton having to leave with an injury.  They also released news earlier in the day about Rule 5 pick Brian Moran that was quite the letdown.  Let's go over...
Via Sports Injury Alert
6 days ago  |  Discuss
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