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Halo Headlines: players vote Trout best player, Street extension held up by Hamilton suspension delay

The April 1st, 2015 edition of Los Angeles Angels news including players vote Trout best player, Street extension held up by Hamilton suspension delay and much more… *EDITOR’S NOTE: As per the April 1st tradition of this site, one of these links is not real The Story: A poll of MLB players shows that 61% think Mike Trout is the best player in the world.The Monkey Says...
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Top 5 Worst Contracts In The MLB For 2015

With Opening Day around the corner, it is time to take a look at the players who will surely not live up to their 2015 salary. *A-Rod will be excluded from this list because he has been on it since 2007. 5. Josh Hamilton, LF, Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim- $25,400,000 Everyone is familiar with... The post Top 5 Worst Contracts In The MLB For 2015 appeared first on The Garbage Time.
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2015 Player Projection: Josh Hamilton

I’ve put this one off as long as I can, but now it is finally time to engage in what might be the most futile act ever: projecting Josh Hamilton‘s 2015 season. What happened in 2014?It seems like eons ago now, but Josh Hamilton actually started the 2014 season well. He posted a 1.286 OPS in April and had people thinking he might actually be rebounding some. Then he went and...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Hamilton did cocaine at strip club after fight with wife

Los Angeles Angels outfielder Josh Hamilton could be facing a one-year suspension from baseball after he reportedly confessed to using drugs. Now, we have learned that problems at home may have pushed Hamilton toward his latest relapse. According to Jeff Passan of Yahoo Sports, Hamilton confessed to using cocaine sometime around Super Bowl weekend after...Read More
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21 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Josh Hamilton facing one-year suspension

Pending an independent arbitrator’s decision, Josh Hamilton could be suspended for the entire 2015 season. The Los Angeles Times reports that an arbitrator has been called upon to determine Hamilton’s fate after a decision could not be reached by a four-person panel made up of two lawyers and two physicians — one of each appointed...Read More
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26 days ago  |  Discuss

Marijuana and MLB's Joint Drug Agreement

Last week’s report that Josh Hamilton could be facing an imminent suspension from Major League Baseball following an alleged violation of his drug treatment program has brought a renewed focus on MLB’s Joint Drug Agreement (JDA), and in particular its treatment of non-performance enhancing drugs. As I noted last week, in addition to PEDs and […]
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26 days ago  |  Discuss

MLB reportedly will try to show compassion to Hamilton

  It appears Josh Hamilton has left Major League Baseball little choice.   FOX Sports reported Friday morning that MLB is trying to walk the line when it comes to Hamilton’s latest relapse. The admitted addict recently fell off the wagon, according to reports, as Hamilton reportedly used cocaine and alcohol. That’s a clear violation of the league’s drug policy...
February 27, 2015  |  Discuss

On Josh Hamilton's addiction and feeling alone

‘I’m proof that hope is never lost.’ That simple, yet hard-hitting saying, is exactly what Josh Hamilton titled an article he wrote for ESPN The Magazine (as told to Time..... The post Josh Hamilton Is Not Alone And Neither Are You appeared first on The Sports Fan Journal.
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February 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Josh Hamilton reportedly confesses to cocaine relapse

Josh Hamilton met with MLB Wednesday about a “disciplinary” issue, according to reports, and a new report says the Angels outfielder confessed to having a relapse with cocaine. CBS Sports’ Jon Heyman reported the news: Hear hamilton had relapse. Believe occurred a couple months back. Involved at least cocaine. Honorably, he confessed. — Jon Heyman...Read More
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February 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Hamilton: I put poison in my body and fans still boo me

Josh Hamilton has struggled to remain healthy this season, and his relationship with Los Angeles Angels fans has suffered because of it. Hamilton played in just 89 games this season while battling thumb, shoulder, rib and back injuries. He went just 0-for-13 from the plate in the ALDS as the Angels were swept by the...Read More
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October 09, 2014  |  Discuss

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