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Josh Hamilton had a four-home run game as part of a dominating weekCNNThe Cardinals take over the top spot this week from the Rangers, as the two have continued to trade places in these rankings all season. Joey Votto and Giancarlo Stanton each hit walk off grand slams on Sunday, marking the first time that has happened ...
FanIQ (blog)Hamilton and the Rangers: Can they be stopped? [MLB Power Rankings]FanIQ (blog)Some key baseball story lines right now: Matt Kemp and Josh Hamilton duking it out, both making an early run for the Triple Crown in their respective leagues. WIth the way they're both playing right now, it's definitely not out of the realm of ...Updated MLB Power Rankings: Josh Hamilton and the Texas Rangers Remain on TopBleacher ReportStan "The Fan" Charles' MLB Power RankingsPress Boxall 9 news articles »
Are hot starts by Hamilton, LaHair, Encarnacion sustainable?Tucson CitizenBy Jake Ciely, RotoExperts.com Can anyone stop Josh Hamilton? What about Ryan Dempster's hot start? Is Edwin Encarnacion for real, and what happened to David Ortiz these past two weeks? Of course, batting average on balls in play (BABIP) is a ...
CBSSports.comJosh Hamilton's home run bat is historyUSA TODAYBy Mike Dodd, USA TODAY After a week or so of prosperity, Josh Hamilton's bat is being saved for posterity. The piece of lumber that Hamilton used to club eight of his nine home runs in the last week is headed for the Hall of Fame and its place as one ...Cool numbers from Josh Hamilton's weekESPN (blog)Josh Hamilton's bat breaks after hitting eight of nine homers in one powerful weekYahoo! Sports (blog)Hamilton, Rangers welcome Royals to ArlingtonFox NewsMLB.com -CBSSports.com -SI.comall 602 news articles »
Tudor: Before Josh Hamilton, Goldsboro slugger made MLB historyNews & ObserverBy Caulton Tudor - staff columnist - email@example.com Goldsboro's George Altman never hit four home runs in a Major League Baseball game, a feat accomplished by Raleigh's Josh Hamilton last week for the Texas Rangers. But the left-handed hitting ...
ABC7Chicago.comJosh Hamilton, Rangers hand Jered Weaver first lossChicago Sun-TimesTexas started the fourth with consecutive hits before Josh Hamilton, who had already struck out twice, had a two-run double. When manager Mike Scioscia went out and relieved Weaver, the pitcher left to the Ray Charles tune that serenades so many ...Nelson Cruz, Josh Hamilton lead Rangers' rout of AngelsBoston HeraldJosh Hamilton uses pink bat, strikes out on Mother's DayABC7Chicago.comHow wide is gap between Texas and LAA?ESPN (blog)SportingNews.com -Sacramento Bee -FS Southwestall 103 news articles »
Globe and MailJoey Votto vs. Josh Hamilton: Who's more impressive?Washington Post (blog)Josh Hamilton form. Votto, the 2010 National League MVP, hadn't hit a home run since April 30 (after getting a fat, new contract) and had all of two for the season coming into Sunday's game against the Nationals. He added three home runs, though, ...Joey Votto or Josh Hamilton: Who was most impressive? [Poll]Los Angeles Timesall 1,125 news articles »
CBSSports.comYour call: Do you walk Josh Hamilton?ESPN (blog)By Richard Durrett | ESPNDallas.com ARLINGTON, Texas -- The way Josh Hamilton continues to crush opposing pitchers, it's possible that opposing managers may alter their approach and start intentionally walking him. Ben and Skin ask and answer the six ...Miller: Rangers pulling away from fieldCBSSports.comPink the color of the day for RangersTexasRangers.comall 9 news articles »
Bleacher ReportJosh Hamilton: Texas Rangers have tough decision to makeSportingNews.comARLINGTON, Texas — Josh Hamilton's fourth home run last Tuesday barely had landed before his contract status became a hot topic (again) in the Metroplex and beyond. Understandably so. Hamilton arguably is the game's greatest talent and he can become a ...Rangers' Josh Hamilton is high-risk high-rewardSan Francisco ChronicleJosh Hamilton hits HRs off breaking ballsESPN (blog)Hamilton hits 2 more HRs, Rangers winCBSSports.comWashington Post -Los Angeles Times -Bleacher Reportall 1,500 news articles »
AMOGJosh Hamilton's home run pace ties Williams (not Ted)USA TODAYBy Seth Livingstone, USA TODAY Josh Hamilton of the Texas Rangers is the second player in major league history to hit 18 homers in his first 34 games. The first was Willams -- and we don't mean Ted. We're talking Cy Williams.Jim Ingraham's iChart: Josh Hamilton's last six days -- one homer per nine ...News-Herald.comHamilton making home run history early onAllentown Morning CallRick Hummel: Never before had there been 4-homer, perfect games in same seasonPennLive.comAMOG -Yahoo! Canada Sports (blog) -Dallas Morning News (subscription)all 47 news articles »
Roto Roundup: Josh Hamilton, David Wright, Brian Fuentes and OthersFakeTeamsWell, it's becoming "another game, another home run" for Rangers outfielder Josh Hamilton. He hit his 18th HR yesterday afternoon, and is making everyone, well almost everyone, forget about his offseason transgression. What boggles my mind is so much ...and more »
USA TODAYJosh Hamilton May Shatter Home Run Records. A Fan's Look at the Records in PerilYahoo! SportsHamilton is batting .402 with 18 home runs and has knocked in 41 runs through action Saturday. He should make a run at being the first Triple Crown winner since Carl Yastrzemski achieved the feat for the Boston Red Sox during the "Impossible Dream" ...Hamilton contract situation uniqueChicago TribuneJosh Hamilton's contract situation most uniqueSacramento BeeThe rundown | A weekly glimpse at the majorsKansas City StarSan Antonio Express -Gather.comall 1,429 news articles »
MLB Capsules - AL: Hamilton homers again, Rangers lose to AngelsBrownsville Herald(AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez) ARLINGTON (AP) — Josh Hamilton left Angels starter CJ Wilson shaking his head. The Texas Rangers slugger has done that to a lot of pitchers lately. After striking out in his first two at-bats Saturday, Hamilton hit his ninth ...and more »
Josh Hamilton : Can The Texas Rangers Centerfielder Win The AL Triple Crown?Rant Sportsby Robert D. Cobb Hamilton who currently leads the American League in home runs (18), runs batted in (41) and batting average (.402) has already been mentioned as a legitimate threat to become the first player since Carl Yastrzemski to win the American ...Josh Hamilton Will Win The Triple CrownSB Nation (blog)Is it time to crown Hamilton?Washington Examinerall 4 news articles »
Bleacher ReportJosh Hamilton on Pace to Break 82-Year-Old Baseball RecordBleacher ReportTriple Crown conversation notwithstanding, Hamilton also threatens one of baseball's most longstanding records. Barring injury, Texas Rangers Josh Hamilton is on track to break Cubs power-hitting icon Hack Wilson's big league record for most RBI in a ...
ESPN (blog)Josh Hamilton has everyone's attentionESPN (blog)By Richard Durrett | ESPNDallas.com ARLINGTON, Texas -- It's just too risky to miss one of Josh Hamilton's at-bats right now. The Texas Rangers slugger is capable of doing things rarely done in this game every time he steps to home plate.
The Virginian-PilotHamilton, Beltran continue torrid weekThe Virginian-PilotTexas Rangers outfielder Josh Hamilton (pictured below, left) and St. Louis Cardinals outfielder Carlos Beltran (below, right) are the hottest players on the planet. Even before Friday, their numbers for the week were phenomenal.and more »
Bleacher ReportJosh Hamilton is Roy HobbsESPN (blog)The way Josh Hamilton is hitting, it's a wonder they didn't explode from the light towers during the game like they did for Roy Hobbs at the end of "The Natural." Hamilton continued one of the great weeks in recent memory with two more home runs when ...Josh Hamilton: Unreal Play Means Texas Rangers Must Act Fast to Lock Up SluggerBleacher ReportMLB Game Recaps: Josh Hamilton leads Texas Rangers route of Los Angeles AngelsCall to the PenJosh Hamilton Hits Two More Homers, Has 17 In 33 GamesBaseball NationPR Web (press release) -Fox News -Chicago Tribuneall 1,393 news articles »
USA TODAYRoundup: Josh Hamilton powers Rangers past AngelsUSA TODAYARLINGTON, Texas (AP) – Josh Hamilton hit two more home runs, Yu Darvish struck out seven and the Texas Rangers beat the Los Angeles Angels 10-3 in a rain-interrupted game Friday night when CJ Wilson faced only five batters against his former team.Josh Hamilton homers twice as Rangers top AngelsESPNJosh Hamilton powers Rangers past AngelsFOX 4 Newsall 775 news articles »
Josh Hamilton hits 2 more HRs as Texas beats Angels 10-3 in Wilson's rainy debutGreenfield Daily ReporterARLINGTON, Texas — Josh Hamilton hit two more home runs, Yu Darvish struck out seven and the Texas Rangers beat the Los Angeles Angels 10-3 in a rain-interrupted game Friday night when CJ Wilson faced only five batters against his old team.
USA TODAYJosh Hamilton homers twice as Rangers top AngelsESPNAP ARLINGTON, Texas -- Josh Hamilton stood in the Texas outfield as the cheers got louder and louder. It was the first time the slugger really didn't know what to do. Already with two homers in the first game back since a four-homer performance on the ...Roundup: Josh Hamilton powers Rangers past AngelsUSA TODAYJosh Hamilton hits 2 more HRs as Texas beats Angels 10-3 in Wilson's rainy debutMinneapolis Star TribuneJosh Hamilton powers Rangers past AngelsFOX 4 NewsFox Newsall 1,416 news articles »
USA TODAYHamilton helps Rangers salvage split with OriolesNorman TranscriptBy David Ginsburg AP BALTIMORE — After Colby Lewis had a performance he categorized quite accurately as “weird,” Josh Hamilton hit a drive that is becoming quite typical. The result for the Texas Rangers was a split of their doubleheader against the ...Hamilton homers again as O's split with RangersWBAL BaltimoreThe Texas Con Man, Part IIBoston.comall 1,117 news articles »
Hamilton, Rangers top O's to earn twinbill splitFox NewsBaltimore, MD – Josh Hamilton hit a two-run homer and Elvis Andrus added two RBI as Texas tripped up Baltimore, 7-3, in the back end of a doubleheader from Camden Yards. Adrian Beltre, Michael Young and Mike Napoli drove in a run each for the Rangers, ...Rangers-Orioles lineups for Game 2Fort Worth Star Telegram (blog)all 20 news articles »
USA TODAYJosh Hamilton's career day changed betting oddsUSA TODAYJosh Hamilton is a drama king. When Hamilton homered four times on Tuesday against Baltimore the numbers on him dropped dramatically. Hamilton was originally set around +1200 (12-1) to hit the most home runs in the majors during the regular season, ...and more »
USA TODAYRaleigh's Josh Hamilton remains humble after homersChicago TribuneJosh Hamilton reacted exactly as you would expect after a historic night when he hit four home runs against the Baltimore Orioles. "I think about what God's done in my life, everything I did to mess it up," Hamilton told reporters after the game.Power surge: Rangers' Josh Hamilton hitting jackpotUSA TODAYJosh Hamilton won't be distractedESPNJosh Hamilton low key about 4-HR game, future in TexasBoston HeraldWashington Post -SI.comall 2,174 news articles »
Pirates notebook: Hurdle overjoyed for Rangers' HamiltonChicago TribuneBucs' Hurdle happy for Rangers star Hamilton Manager Clint Hurdle sent Josh Hamilton a text message, congratulating the Texas Rangers slugger on his four-homer game Tuesday. "I told him I thought they outlawed using a tee in the American League," ...Hurdle happy for former student HamiltonMLB.comall 5 news articles »
Touch 'Em All: Hamilton leads AL in nearly everythingPhiladelphia InquirerJosh Hamilton had a night for the ages on Tuesday in more ways than one. The four home runs were special, but 15 other guys have done that - four already in this century. Josh Hamilton, passing coach Dave Anderson, had one of the greatest nights in ...
The Virginian-PilotThe Drill: Josh Hamilton joins big boppersMilwaukee Journal SentinelTexas' Josh Hamilton is greeted by teammates after his first home run against the Orioles at Camden Yards on Tuesday. Hamilton hit four home runs in the Rangers' 10-3 victory. Joe Adcock of the Milwaukee Braves was seeing the ball well when he socked ...Top Ten Outfielders in MLB Right NowYahoo! SportsJosh Hamilton Joins Exclusive List Of Players To Hit Four Home Runs In A ...Huffington PostTwo have driven in more than Hamilton in past weekThe Virginian-PilotMLB.com -Wall Street Journal (blog) -Sports Networkall 192 news articles »
Plain DealerRocky Colavito enjoys the reflected spotlight from Josh Hamilton's four-homer ...Plain DealerBy Bill Lubinger, The Plain Dealer View full sizeBaltimore/Washington Examiner photo"I've seen my name lots of times on TV," former Indians slugger Rocky Colavito said Wednesday, one night after Texas' Josh Hamilton equaled Colavito's 1959 feat of four ...Looking back: Rocky Colavito hit 4 homers against Orioles in 1959Baltimore Sun (blog)all 2 news articles »
CBS NewsJosh Hamilton won't be distractedESPNBy Richard Durrett | ESPNDallas.com BALTIMORE -- Texas Rangers slugger Josh Hamilton vowed Wednesday not to let any contract talk distract him from having a successful season. Less than 24 hours after becoming the 16th player to hit four home runs in ...Josh Hamilton wallops 4 HRs, collects record 18 total basesChicago Sun-TimesPower surge: Rangers' Josh Hamilton hitting jackpotDetroit Free PressAs Hamilton slugs away, contract speculation heats upChicago TribuneWashington Post (blog) -Yahoo! Sports -Baltimore Sunall 2,182 news articles »
Bleacher ReportFor Tampa Bay, Josh Hamilton is just one of the ones who got awayTampabay.comJosh Hamilton has hit one into the distance before and, by now, you are used to hearing about it. After the second home run, you might have smiled. Even after Hamilton spent years trying to stuff a career up his nose, he remained likeable.Josh Hamilton: What If He Still Played for the Tampa Bay RaysBleacher ReportIbanez hits half the homers as Hamilton, enough for Yankees to beat Rays 5-3Yanks Go YardRays miss chances, lose to Yankees 5-3KTVNall 1,035 news articles »
Boston.comJosh Hamilton and other sports raritiesESPN (blog)After Josh Hamilton's performance on Tuesday, there now have been 16 games in major-league history in which a single player hit four home runs. The chance of seeing a game in which there were four home runs hit by one player is one in 12532.The Drill: Josh Hamilton joins big boppersMilwaukee Journal SentinelMixed Message of Hamilton's HomersWall Street Journal (blog)Josh Hamilton's power unquestioned, but his pending free agency raises many ...SportingNews.comSports Network -Fox Newsall 203 news articles »
The Atlantic WireJosh Hamilton Is Nothing Like Roy Hobbs; Linsanity's Over Until FallThe Atlantic WireToday in sports: Josh Hamilton burnishes his legend, the NCAA is investigating the country's top basketball recruit, and Shawn Kemp tries his hand at Shakespeare. Texas Rangers outfielder Josh Hamilton tied an MLB single game record with four home runs ...and more »
Josh Hamilton :: Joy R. Absalon-US PRESSWIRESI.comThe crazy MLB train rolled along last night with Rangers outfielder Josh Hamilton belting four home runs against the Orioles, and the A's beating the Blue Jays on a walk-off grand slam by Brandon Inge (released just a couple of weeks ago by the Tigers) ...and more »
The Lineup: Bombs away, Santana looks to get on track and classless venom in ...CBSSports.com (blog)By Matt Snyder | Senior Baseball Blogger The night belonged to Josh Hamilton, who became the 16th man in MLB history to hit four home runs in a single game. He also doubled and drove home eight. But that wasn't all. There was plenty of action to go ...and more »
Josh Hamilton hits 4 home runs against BaltimoreWTAM.comHamilton became the 16th player in MLB history -- sixth in the American League -- to accomplish the feat and first since Carlos Delgado did it on Sept. 25, 2003, Baltimore, MD (Sports Network) - Texas Rangers outfielder Josh Hamilton hit four home runs ...
Hamilton hits 4 HRs as Rangers beat Orioles 10-3Journal ReviewMoments before he made history with his final swing in an incredible four-homer performance, Josh Hamilton stepped to the plate in the eighth inning with a surprising sense of calm. The Texas Rangers slugger had never before hit more than two home runs ...
Josh Hamilton Hit Four Homeruns TonightDallas Observer (blog)By Joe Tone Tue., May 8 2012 at 9:54 PM "The Josh Hamilton relapse: What does it mean?" one headline blared, after Hamilton got drunk at a Dallas bar earlier this year. "Hamilton's slip could cost him millions," another professed.FanGraphs On Josh Hamilton's Legendary NightSB Nation Dallas (blog)all 2 news articles »
MLB roundup: Hamilton hits four home runs as Rangers rout OriolesOnline AthensRANGERS 10, ORIOLES 3: At Baltimore, Josh Hamilton became the 16th player to hit four home runs in a game, launching a quartet of two-run drives against three different pitchers in a history-making performance that carried Texas past Baltimore.and more »
Reaction: Josh Hamilton's 4 HRs boost TexasESPN (blog)By Richard Durrett | ESPNDallas.com BALTIMORE -- Josh Hamilton belted four home runs -- yes, four -- as the Texas Rangers defeated the Baltimore Orioles, 10-3, on Tuesday. Neftali Feliz made an early lead hold up. But clearly Hamilton is the story.
Four Homers and 18 Total Bases, a Second TimeNew York Times (blog)While a remarkable game for Josh Hamilton, it had been done before. On July 31, 1954, Joe Adcock of the Milwaukee Braves also hit four homers and a double and set the major league record with 18 total bases. Hamilton, the Texas Rangers' 30-year-old ...Thoughts on a 10-3 winLone Star Ballall 2 news articles »
Josh Hamilton rips four 2-run HRsESPNBy Richard Durrett | ESPNDallas.com BALTIMORE -- Texas Rangers outfielder Josh Hamilton's torrid 2012 season now includes his first career four-home-run game, all of them two-run shots in a 10-3 win over the Baltimore Orioles.
Atlanta Journal ConstitutionHamilton hits 3 homers for Rangers vs OriolesAtlanta Journal ConstitutionAP BALTIMORE — Josh Hamilton has hit three home runs in a game for the first time, knocking a trio of two-run shots against the Baltimore Orioles. Texas Rangers' Josh Hamilton watches his two-run home run in the third inning of a baseball game against ...
Thoughts on a costly 5-2 lossLone Star Ballby Adam J. Morris on Apr 29, 2012 11:28 PM CDT The story of the game today was Josh Hamilton leaving with what is being described as a "stiff back," which he apparently injured on his RBI single in the third inning. Hamilton stuck it out for another ...
Fort Worth Star TelegramJosh Hamilton expects to play MondayESPN (blog)By Richard Durrett | ESPNDallas.com ARLINGTON, Texas -- Texas Rangers outfielder Josh Hamilton said he expects to play Monday in Toronto after coming out of Sunday's 5-2 loss to the Tampa Bay Rays with a stiff back. Hamilton said he felt a spasm in his ...Rangers notes: Back could cause Josh Hamilton to sitFort Worth Star TelegramJosh Hamilton leaves game with stiff backCBSSports.com (blog)Rangers' Josh Hamilton leaves gameFox NewsWashington Post -Atlanta Journal Constitutionall 1,206 news articles »
Josh Hamilton's Potential ReplacementSB Nation Dallasby Robbie Griffin • Apr 29, 2012 10:45 PM CDT So, Josh Hamilton is out with a stiff back, and is listed as day-to-day. No one, I assume, expected him to be healthy all year, so honestly day-to-day is nothing too concerning. As usual, defer to Ranger ...
Josh Hamilton talks his hot start, contract year, & dealing with being called ...Fort Worth Star Telegram (blog)Josh Hamilton: People put too much stock into spring training. The game is about results. The cool thing about the team is the mentality of, 'What can each player do tonight to help us win?' The Big Mac Blog: How are you better today as a player than ...Ranger Of The Week: Josh HamiltonCBS 11all 4 news articles »
How's Hamilton: First-pitch swingsESPN (blog)By Richard Durrett | ESPNDallas.com ARLINGTON, Texas -- We've talked some on this blog about how often Josh Hamilton is swinging at the first pitch he sees -- 60.5 percent of the time. That's tops in the Major Leagues and to put it in perspective, ...How much is Josh Hamilton worth?PRO Rumors (blog)all 6 news articles »
NBCSports.comJosh Hamilton not bothered by the sunESPN (blog)Normally, that would be great news for Josh Hamilton. But the slugger is no longer just a night owl. Hamilton isn't having any problems hitting during the day. The Minnesota Twins can tell you about it. So can the Detroit Tigers.Josh Hamilton's (Non-Existent) Plate DisciplineSB Nation (blog)Hamilton powering up his value to RangersFS SouthwestHamilton's Day Game Woes Are GoneNBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth (blog)NBCSports.com -Dallas Morning News (subscription) (blog)all 21 news articles »
USA TODAYRangers roll to 8th straight win as Josh Hamilton sparks 8-run 1stESPNAssociated Press DETROIT -- Josh Hamilton opened the scoring with his sixth homer of the season -- and Mike Napoli capped another Texas rout by matching his slugging teammate's total. After a day off because of rain, the Rangers resumed their ...Josh Hamilton: Will Texas Rangers Regret Not Giving Hamilton an Extension?Bleacher ReportEight-run first carries Rangers past TigersUSA TODAYRangers score 8 in 1st, beat Tigers 10-4Atlanta Journal ConstitutionFox Newsall 1,199 news articles »