Josh Hamilton could help the Angels win this year. No doubt about it, certainly not from Angels Manager Mike Scioscia or the players.
Owner Arte Moreno banished Hamilton anyway. The New York Yankees decided to let Alex Rodriguez hit home runs for them, even if they threaten not to pay him as promised for the milestone home runs.
Rodriguez has hit four homers so far; Mark Teixeira is his only teammate with more. And Rodriguez led the American League in walks and ranked ninth in OPS through Friday's games, not bad for a 39-year-old who had played 44 games two years ago and none last year.
The Yankees' threat not to pay Rodriguez his milestone bonuses — starting...