Josh Hamilton was open, honest and heartfelt. There's really no other way around it. Honest. What we always want athletes and celebrities to be. He was that and more today
The Rangers have done a lot for me, but I've got a question for ya'll: Have I done a lot for the Rangers? I think I've given them everything I've had," said Hamilton, who will be a free agent at the end of the season.
Yea he's done more than anyone would ever want from their superstar. The 2010 A.L. MVP suffered a recent relapse with alcohol that has caused quite a stir. The Rangers have been by his side since trading for him in 2008. An accountability partner was hired by the club to keep Josh, well, accountable in his times of weakness. But don't think he is forever indebted to the two time defending A.L. Champions.
I'm not going to sit here and say that I owe the Rangers. I don't feel like I owe the Rangers."
Hamilton is talking about his contract talks that were tabled after his relapse three weeks ago.
Could this be the end of Hamilton as a Texas Ranger?
More than likely yes, however he summed it up best at his press conference as he sit alone, sharing from the heart.
“I hate that this happened," Hamilton said of his two known alcohol relapses. "They knew the risks from the time they took me in ’08. I’ve done a lot of good here, and they’ve been good to me too. There’s always ways to work things out.
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2012 Texas Rangers Spring Training in Surprise, Arizona
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