Category: Josh Hamilton

Ron Washington Won’t Dwell on Josh Hamilton Any Longer and Doesn’t Take it Personal that He Signed with the Angels

Tuesday, February 19th, 2013

The Texas Rangers are looking past their late-season collapse last season and rightfully so. It's a new year in spring training of 2013. The talk of baseball continues to be Josh Hamilton leaving the Rangers, and it didn't help matters when Josh Hamilton claimed that the Dallas-Fort Worth area is ...

Josh Hamilton on His End of Season Struggle: “I quit chewing tobacco, plain and simple”.

Friday, December 21st, 2012

For the second straight year, the Los Angeles Angels acquired Major League Basbeall's biggest offseason prize. Last year it was Albert Pujols and this year it's Josh Hamilton. With their two moves in the last two years, Los Angeles now has two of the game's best hitters to try to ...

Mike Scioscia: Expectations are Still the Same After Josh Hamilton Signing, but the Focus Should be on Starting Rotation

Tuesday, December 18th, 2012

In the battle for offseason headlines in Los Angeles, the Angels sure made their presence felt last week. The Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim made the big splash last Thursday when they outbid all of baseball for Josh Hamilton, signing the outfielder to a five-year deal worth $125 million. The ...

Rangers GM Jon Daniels Discusses Josh Hamilton’s Departure, Defends Lackluster Offseason

Monday, December 17th, 2012

The Texas Rangers, including general manager Jon Daniels, were blindsided last week when Josh Hamilton abruptly signed with the Los Angeles Angels. Daniels says he wasn't expecting a chance to match other offers, but was surprised by the timing. It hasn't been a very flashy offseason for the Rangers, who ...

Ron Washington Vows That The Texas Rangers Will Be Back Again In 2013

Thursday, October 11th, 2012

A week ago the Texas Rangers were ousted from the AL West Division lead on the last day of the season and then were promptly sent out of the playoffs two days later by the Baltimore Orioles. Texas was in first place for all but three days of the season ...

Josh Hamilton on his Historic Four Home Run Night: “I can’t do too much better than I did last night.”

Thursday, May 10th, 2012

Oh what a night it was for Josh Hamilton earlier this week. The Rangers center fielder became the 16th man to hit four home runs in one game. This historic baseball moment was jaw dropping as No.32 crushed the baseball to all directions of the field at Camden Yards in ...

Ron Washington Previews the Rangers’ Season by Addressing Derek Holland’s Struggles and Yu Darvish’s Progress

Wednesday, April 4th, 2012

Coming off back-to-back World Series appearances, the Texas Rangers enter 2012 as one of the favorites in the American League to again return to the Fall Classic. But the AL is top-heavy, and in the offseason, Texas lost ace starter C.J. Wilson to division-rival Anaheim. That leaves manager Ron Washington ...

Ron Washington on Josh Hamilton: “What happened to Josh is part of recovery. That’s what relapse is. It’s a part of recovery.”

Thursday, February 9th, 2012

Josh Hamilton made an unfortunate appearance in the news last week for what is being described as an alcohol relapse.  The Texas Rangers outfielder reportedly had three or four drinks during a dinner, and then more later during the evening. Hamilton is a recovering drug addict and problematic drinker, and ...

Ron Washington on Play of ALCS Bound Texas Rangers: “We really haven’t hit on all cylinders yet.”

Thursday, October 6th, 2011

The Texas Rangers were the only team to make it through the Divisional Series in fewer than five games. While the Detroit Tigers and New York Yankees battle Thursday night, with the winner advancing on to the ALCS to face the Rangers, Texas and manager Ron Washington wrapped things up ...

Nolan Ryan Non-Committal About Rangers Interest in Carlos Beltran, Feels Rangers Are Positioned Nicely to Make Another World Series Run

Tuesday, July 26th, 2011

He's a Hall of Famer, co-owner, President and CEO of the Texas Rangers, but Nolan Ryan gave the baseball world a scare last week when he checked into a Houston-area hospital after experiencing tightness in his chest. A few days later the 64-year old checked out of the hospital after ...