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Josh Hamilton Says Dallas Isn't A Baseball Town, "True Bas…

Josh Hamilton Says Dallas Isn't A Baseball Town, "True Baseball Fans" Won't Boo Him When He Returns

deadspin.com MLB.com yahoo.com ESPN.com Updated Feb 18, 2013
Josh Hamilton's in Anaheim now, after five up-and-down seasons in Texas. It was mostly down at the end, as the Rangers choked away the division and bowed out in a one-game playoff, with Hamilton hearing boos down the stretch for his declining numbers. (…
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  • Vogelsong to start Cactus League opener

    Vogelsong to start Cactus League opener

    MLB.com Feb 18, 2013
    Ryan Vogelsong will start Saturday's Cactus League opener against the Los Angeles Angels, manager Bruce Bochy said Monday.
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  • Grichuk still has time to make impact like Trout

    Grichuk still has time to make impact like Trout

    MLB.com Feb 18, 2013
    Twenty-four selections were made in the first round of the 2009 First-Year Player Draft before the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim selected Mike Trout. Randal Grichuk was one of the 24. Grichuk, however, is different.
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  • Madson throws off flat ground after setback

    Madson throws off flat ground after setback

    MLB.com Feb 18, 2013
    Potential Angels closer Ryan Madson threw off flat ground on Monday morning, picking up a baseball for the first time since being shut down 18 days earlier.
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  • Zack Greinke says he considered taking helicopter to Dodger Sta…

    Zack Greinke says he considered taking helicopter to Dodger Stadium for games

    yahoo.com Feb 18, 2013
    Zack Greinke could say one thing about pitching in towns such as Milwaukee and Kansas City: Rarely did he have to sit in traffic when making his way to the ballpark. Being on the brink of free agency a season ago with the Angels probably got him thinkin…
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  • Video - Hamilton Opens Up 03:11

    Hamilton Opens Up

    Feb 18
    Richard Durrett on Josh Hamilton's comments in which he said the Dallas-Fort Worth area was not a true baseball town.

Sports Columnists

  • Adande: Durant and how the West won

    Feb 18
    Kevin Durant left a good impression on Houston, where Kobe Bryant kept up his newfound dishing role
  • Don Banks: St. Louis Rams 2013 Offseason Preview

    Feb 18
    SI.com is laying out offseason road maps for all 32 teams as they start their journey for the Lombardi Trophy -- two teams per day, from the teams that need the most work to contend in 2013 to the ones that are in pretty good shape. See them all.
  • Adande: Jerry Buss: 'I love winning!'

    Feb 18
    You know how when someone dies we like to comfort ourselves by saying, "He's in a better place now"? That saying isn't as necessary for Jerry Buss, ...
  • Clayton's mailbag: Focus on safety not waning

    Feb 18
    Safety remains a primary concern for the league's competition committee. Plus, answers to reader questions.