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Angels Injury Update: Josh Hamilton struggling with chest pain

Josh Hamilton just can't seem to get healthy. The Los Angeles Angels outfielder had just got back on the field after battling a shoulder injury but Wednesday brought another ailment, this time in the form of stabbing chest pain. Mike DiGiovanna of the LA Times reports that Hamilton was absent from Wednesday's win, and indeed the subsequent celebrations, because of pain...
Via Sports Injury Alert
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

Hamilton missed celebration to get chiropractic work done

Josh Hamilton did not take part in the Angels’ celebration on Wednesday night after the team clinched the AL West for the first time since 2009. We said that Hamilton was not around because he wanted to stay away from the alcohol scene. But it turns out Hamilton may have left the clubhouse well before […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Josh Hamilton excused himself from Angels’ alcohol celebration

The Angels on Wednesday clinched the AL West for the first time since 2009, and one of their key players was not around to enjoy most of the celebration. Josh Hamilton, who has had well-known struggles with alcohol and drug abuse, excused himself before the alcohol started flowing during the team’s celebration. OC Register Angels […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Josh Hamilton is not in tonight’s Angels lineup, let the speculation begin

Josh Hamilton was back, now he isn’t. Or maybe he is and he just isn’t playing. Who knows? Here’s tonight’s Angels lineup: Tonight’s #Angels lineup with the clinch in sight. — Angels (@Angels) September 17, 2014 The team hasn’t said why Hamilton isn’t playing, opening the door for us all to speculate that maybe his shoulder is acting up...
Via Monkey with a Halo
2 days ago  |  Discuss

No, Josh Hamilton won’t disrupt the Angels chemistry

Yesterday, Josh Hamilton made a surprise return to the Angels lineup. This is a good thing. Let me repeat that. THIS IS A GOOD THING. For some reason, there are folks out there who do NOT think that this is a good thing. Leading up to his return, anytime I posted an update to Twitter on the health status of Hamilton, I got the following responses: “Who cares? The Angels have been...
Via Monkey with a Halo
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Surprise! Josh Hamilton is back in the Angels lineup

Remember how we heard that Albert Pujols might miss a day or two with a hamstring issue and that Josh Hamilton was hoping to return Wednesday? Here’s tonight’s #Angels lineup vs Seattle at 7:05 p.m. PT. — Angels (@Angels) September 16, 2014 SURPRISE! Both of the expensive sluggers are back in the lineup. Hamilton returning is obviously the bigger...
Via Monkey with a Halo
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Halo Headlines: Josh Hamilton could return Wednesday, inside Mike Trout’s poor defensive numbers

The September 16th, 2014 edition of daily news for the Los Angeles Angels including Josh Hamilton could return Wednesday, inside Mike Trout’s poor defensive numbers and much more… The Story: Josh Hamilton could return as DH Wednesday after taking BP sessions on Monday. The Monkey Says: Hamilton even admits he probably won’t be batting clean-up when he returns. I actually...
Via Monkey with a Halo
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Angels Injury Update: Josh Hamilton improving, still no timetable

The Los Angeles Angels lost to the Houston Astros on Sunday by the score of 6-1. Even with the loss, the Angels have the best record in baseball at 93-56. At first in runs scored and 11th in team ERA, the Angels should be coasting into the post season. The question is whether or not Josh Hamilton, who has been out with a shoulder injury, will be a part of the run. He is improving...
Via MLB Injury News
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Angels Injury Update: Josh Hamilton not progressing

The concern over Josh Hamilton's shoulder seems to be mounting as the outfielder missed his fifth straight game on Tuesday. Jeff Fletcher of the Orange County Register reports that manager Mike Scioscia is getting worried about Hamilton's injury as his recovery stalls. Scioscia told Fletcher that he was "concerned" about the former MVP:"If you're in...
Via Sports Injury Alert
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Angels Injury Update: Josh Hamilton scratched with shoulder problem

Los Angeles Angels outfielder Josh Hamilton missed his third consecutive game on Sunday when he was scratched with a recurrence of the shoulder discomfort that has kept him out since he made an early exit on Thursday.'s Alden Gonzalez reports that Hamilton was set to play in Sunday's contest but started to experience stiffness, as manager Mike Scioscia told Gonzalez...
Via MLB Injury News
11 days ago  |  Discuss
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